A dentist’s chair is the cause of dread for many - research says that up to 75 percent of adults express fear upon the mention of a dentist’s appointment. Even though anesthesia is at a dentist’s disposal to help patients, the very idea of having a needle poking inside their … [Read more...]
Don’t Be a Stooge with Stogies
From historical legends such as Winston Churchill and John F. Kennedy to modern-day celebrities such as Jack Nicholson and Michael Jordan, public figures have helped glamorize cigar smoking as a refined, healthier alternative to cigarette smoking. It is thought of as a luxurious … [Read more...]
Is your Dentist Putting Gluten in your Mouth?
When you find out that you have a problem with gluten, whether it is celiac disease or gluten intolerance, you immediately start reading labels on every food you want to eat. You quickly learn that you also have to look at products that go in your mouth like toothpaste, … [Read more...]
Which Morning Pick-Me-Up is Best for Teeth
Ah morning! The time of day you love to hate. I know I’m sure not smiling when my alarm goes off. Some people are natural morning people and need only a glass of water for their morning pick-me-up. Most people (myself included) have to crawl out of bed and search through … [Read more...]
I have spoken plenty of times about how certain drug use, including alcohol and tobacco, can have negative effects on the body. Over time, these drugs can cause your health, including dental health, to suffer. While alcohol and tobacco use should always be approached with care, … [Read more...]