Under most circumstances, dentists are not fans of candy. The sugar in candy is the favorite food of bacteria that cause tooth decay.
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.
As recently as 2012, one fifth of American adults over sixty-five had lost all of their natural teeth.
We call suspenseful books “nail-biters,” but the habit of nail biting itself has less exciting connotations.
Have you ever woken up with your mouth feeling like a barren desert? Then you’ve probably experienced dry mouth.
Most of us find ourselves craving something sweet every once in a while—or perhaps more often than that!
If we want healthy teeth, we should brush twice a day, floss once a day, and schedule regular dental cleaning appointments twice a year.
Many of us need to take medications to treat a wide variety of conditions.
We’ve all heard the old cliché that it takes more muscles to frown than to smile, so you should smile to conserve energy! That’s actually false.