Halloween is our favorite spooky time of year, but when it comes to sugar’s effects on teeth, all that candy can be downright scary.
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.
Trends impact just about every aspect of life, from slang and fashion to which toys are collectibles this year and which fad diet everyone’s aunt is doing.
While traditional wire braces are still the most efficient at straightening teeth, invisible aligners have become an attractive alternative in recent years.
No one looks forward to getting “long in the tooth” because of gum recession.
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.