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Veneers and Bonding: What’s the Difference?

Bonding is ideal for an emergency repair of a fractured tooth or for a minor correction of a tooth contour, but veneers of porcelain 16 are stronger and longer-lasting. Bonding is done in a single visit, where a veneer requires two sessions. First, the enamel is removed from the tooth, and impressions of the prepared

Is Seniors’ Dental Health Tied to Mental Health?

Declines in one seem to mirror declines in the other, but cause-and-effect isn’t clear, study says. There seems to be a link between poor oral health and age-related mental decline, researchers say. However, the researchers emphasized there is not enough evidence to prove a direct link between oral health and thinking (“cognitive”) abilities. In a new report,

Could a Probiotic Pill Prevent Dental Cavities?

  Yvette Brazier In 2011-2012, dental cavities, or caries, affected 91% of adults aged 20-64 years in the US, exacerbated by consumption of sugary foods and drink, lack of oral hygiene and not paying regular visits to the dentist. For the mouth to stay healthy, pH levels must be neutral. Too much acid can cause

Fun Holiday Treats For Kids With Braces

by Jenny Green When the holiday season comes around, there’s no need for kids with braces to miss out on the traditional treats. Some candies can damage braces, but there are plenty of safe and tasty snacks to satisfy young taste buds without interfering with orthodontia. In fact, when preparing fun holiday treats with your child,

Not Going to the Dentist Is Not an Option

Regular dental check-ups tend to fall off the to do list of many an adult. But good dental health is not only about the whiteness of your smile, the pink of your gums and the freshness of your breath, but also about your overall health. Crazy? Think again. According to a University of North Carolina

Why Everyone Should Consider Tongue Scraping

There’s been a flurry of articles recently about the ancient Ayurvedic practice of oil pulling. Everyone from fashion blogs to CNN have been extolling the benefits oil pulling and recommending the best oil types with which to swish. Perhaps it is our newfound collective obsession with holistic living (of which organic oils are an integral

Sugar, School and Your Child’s Immunity

What would you do if you found out your child’s vitamin — the very thing that you rely on to help bridge the nutrition gap and keep your kid healthy — was loaded with sugar, fillers, chemicals, toxins and other unwanted ingredients? Surprised? Don’t be: You may be consuming more than you think. Sugar is hidden everywhere,

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