How Diabetes Affects Oral Health

The American Diabetes Association estimates that 23.1 million Americans have been diagnosed with diabetes (whether it be type 1, type 2, or gestational).

Which Toothbrush Is Best?

Back in the good old days before the 1930s, toothbrush bristles were made of animal hair. We’re pretty happy to live in the era of nylon bristles.

Chocolate And Your Teeth

Under most circumstances, dentists are not fans of candy. The sugar in candy is the favorite food of bacteria that cause tooth decay.

The Coolest Teeth In The Animal Kingdom

Most of us already know that sharks constantly grow new teeth, venomous snakes use their fangs like syringes full of poison, and elephants have enormous tusks.

Dentures Then And Now

As recently as 2012, one fifth of American adults over sixty-five had lost all of their natural teeth.

Nail Biting And Oral Health

We call suspenseful books “nail-biters,” but the habit of nail biting itself has less exciting connotations.