Did you know that more than half of all adults have at least one missing tooth due to an accident, tooth decay, gum disease, or dental fractures? In the United States, this number is nearly 70% of adults aged 35 to 44 years (according to the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial … [Read more...] about Bridge, dentures, or dental implant?
High numbers of younger teenagers are risking tooth decay and obesity by regularly having high-sugar sport drinks. – BBC News A recent survey found that out of one hundred and sixty teenagers, almost 90% had consumed sports drinks, with half of them drinking these drinks at least twice a week. … [Read more...] about Sports drinks may have adverse effects on teens’ dental health
Are you kids afraid of the dentist? Do you know adults with dental phobia? Recent research has shown that therapy can help you get over your fear of the dentist. … [Read more...] about Dental phobia patients benefit from talking therapy
Did you know that it is not only the sugar in the drink that can ruin your teeth? While it is true that sugar substitutes in drinks can help reduce tooth decay, the acid in the drink can strip away at tooth enamel, causing measurable damage to your teeth. … [Read more...] about Sugar-free drinks can damage teeth
Most of us don't give too much thought to brushing our teeth. We just do it. Did you know that there is a right and wrong way to brush your teeth, and that sometimes brushing too much is bad for you? … [Read more...] about 10 Toothbrush Mistakes – and How to Fix Them
Most children don't look forward to their dentist appointments, especially if it's time to have a tooth pulled. Even as adults, most of us can admit that tooth extractions are painful experiences, that we would all rather avoid. … [Read more...] about Can you extract teeth without cutting?