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Fluoride Natural But Bacteria Learn To Fight Back

Fluoride is a naturally occurring substance that has been used for many years to fight the bacteria that cause tooth decay. Researchers now say the bacteria have learned how to fight back. Tooth decay is caused by bacteria and used to be epidemic in this country. About 60 years ago cities began adding this mineral… Read More »

Holday Can Stress Your Smile

Twas the night before Christmas and all through your mouth, holiday stress was helping bacteria in setting up house… Stress can cause lots of physical symptoms including headaches, skin rashes and increased blood pressure, but it can also cause problems with your oral health. Stress can show up in your mouth in the form of… Read More »

Dental Fears May Be Overcome

Feeling anxiety or fear when visiting the dentist is not unusual and dentists have many ways of making visits more comfortable. Wouldn’t it be wonderful if your dental anxiety could be overcome once and for all? It is estimated that about 12% of people suffer from extreme anxiety over dental care. A study was recently… Read More »

Stinky Breath Solutions

Most Americans reach for the mouthwash bottle when they realize their breath is kind of stinky. This is what has given rise to the $2 billion dollar a year industry built around bad breath and it is completely the wrong thing to do! Minty freshness is only temporary. The majority of mouthwashes actually make your… Read More »

Why Your Breath Stinks

Finding a solution for stinky bad breath is a $2 billion dollar industry. About 50% of the adult population has persistent bad breath and one survey showed that over 1/3 of us are so worried about our breath that we are hesitant when speaking to people. Not a good way to live your life. Before… Read More »

Dental X-Rays Predict Broken Bones

Swedish scientists  say that it is possible to use dental X-rays to predict which patients may be at risk of future broken bones. The research published in the journal Nature Reviews Endocinology showed that sparse bone structure in the lower jaw was an indicator that the patient was at greater risk for bone fractures in… Read More »

Poor Bite Can Cause Headache Pain

Almost  45 million Americans suffer from headaches each year robbing them of time at work, school or with their families. More people complain about headaches than any other medical condition and they are the reason for an untold number of emergency room visits. Attempting to discover the reason for the headaches often leads the patient… Read More »

Exercise Improves Sleep

Do you exercise for 30 minutes at least 5 days a week? You might want to start if you have been having trouble staying awake during the day. A new study in the journal Mental Health and Physical Activity reports that people sleep much better and feel more alert during the day if they get… Read More »

Red Lipstick is Back – Are Your Teeth Ready?

According to the fall issues of the fashion magazines red lipstick is back in style. Many women avoid wearing bright lip colors because they don’t want to attract attention to their smile. Are you one of those? Do you find yourself hesitating to laugh or smile because of the appearance of your teeth? Laughter is… Read More »