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Ten Dental Hygiene Tips For A More Thorough Clean

Brushing your teeth every morning and night doesn’t guarantee you’re giving your mouth all the attention it needs. Even a regular oral hygiene routine could be leaving gaps if you engage in a few not-so-great habits with your time at the sink. By understanding proper brushing technique and ensuring you have the right tools in

Sink Your Teeth Into Scholarships for Future Dentists, Dental Hygienists

Maintaining proper oral hygiene is one of the most important ways you can stay healthy. Brushing and flossing regularly to avoid gum disease means you’re less likely to develop diseases of the whole body, including diabetes, heart disease and various types of cancer. Dentists and dental hygienists have an important job, but landing a career

5 Dental Care Tips for Kids

I learned the hard way that you can’t brush off good dental care. Protect your kid’s smile with these simple rules. My new dentist recently told me — as she stuck a horrible metal claw deep into my gums — that if I didn’t start taking better care of my teeth, I was going to

10 Oral Hygiene Tips No One Ever Taught You That You Need To Know

No one loves a dry mouth or bad breath. And although brushing your teeth is something you’ve been doing for years now, there are still oral hygiene tips that no one ever taught you that could still benefit your overall health big time. You shouldn’t take a relaxed approach when it comes to dental care since many

Scientists Say: Bruxism

Gritting your teeth is an unconscious response to being angry or stressed. If you do it a lot, you might have bruxism.   Bruxism (noun, “BRUHKS-ism”) This is a condition in which someone unconsciously and excessively grinds their teeth or clenches their jaw. It’s often a response to stress. Between 22 and 31 percent of people

Beyond Teeth: What’s Inside Your Mouth

Good oral health goes beyond brushing and flossing. Find out more about the inside of your mouth and the role its various structures play in speech and digestion. Your mouth is made up of more than just teeth, so good oral health goes beyond simply brushing and flossing. In addition to your teeth, your mouth

Braces for Grown-Ups: Are They Right for You?

Adults make up a record high of nearly 1.5 million orthodontics patients in the U.S. and Canada, according to a 2014 survey. (GETTY IMAGES) Wearing braces is a rite of passage for many kids. But increasingly, adults are also getting braces to straighten their teeth, fix their bites and improve their smiles. Orthodontic options that

How to Protect Against Childhood Cavities

How we prevent cavities is completely changing. Evidence shows that cavity formation has less to do with genetics, candy habits or poor brushing, and more to do with the types of snack foods we give children. Counter-intuitively, dark chocolate is better for teeth than pretzels or crackers. Tooth decay in our country’s young children has

Kid-friendly smart watch tells them when to brush their teeth, so you don’t have to

Getting a small child to brush their teeth can feel like hosting a nightly WWE wrestling match in your bathroom. But the new icon-based Octopus watch for kids ages 3 to 8 aims to help with this and other daily habits. The Octopus watch’s Kickstarter campaign has raised more than $231,000 in pledges — more than four

Healthy Teeth Habits Dental Hygienists Swear By

“Go ahead and rinse.” You’re a captive audience in the dental chair, getting a mouthful of good advice as the suction tube gurgles and your teeth get a much-needed cleaning. “Swish and spit.” As the blood from your puffy gums oozes down the mini-sink bowl, the dental hygienist explains how to improve your brushing and flossing routine. By

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