How Brushing Can Lower Your Risk of Alzheimer’s Later in Life

Every day, researchers are finding ways in which your oral health relates to your overall health. A recent study out of the University of Bergen in Norway has connected gingivitis bacteria to Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers found that the bacteria that causes gingivitis can progress to the brain. That bacteria creates an enzyme that can destroy Read More

Your Neck and Back Pain May Be Caused by TMD

We slouch a lot. Whether it’s checking a text message, sitting at work or reading in bed, we’re often craning the neck downward, jutting the chin backward and slouching the shoulders. Sitting and standing in this position every day can lead to a weaker back and pain throughout the neck and shoulders. But did you Read More

Could Tiny Robots Take the Place of Brushing and Flossing?

Brushing and flossing are very important to maintaining good oral health. However, they can also be a bit of pain. That’s why not everyone actually keeps up with these critical oral health habits. Only about 60% of Americans brush their teeth twice a day, and much fewer--30%!--floss their teeth every day. How Read More

How Can Couture Get Back Teeth He Sacrificed to Help Sharks Beat Knights?

The San Jose Sharks are making a run at the Stanley Cup this year with a dramatic come-from-behind series win over last year’s darlings, the Las Vegas Golden Knights. Game 7 was perhaps the most dramatic game of the season, with the Sharks coming from a 0-3 deficit in the third period to take a Read More

Should You Be Worried That Teeth Whitening Damages Teeth?

This week, we saw the release of a potentially explosive story: teeth whitening damages teeth. The headlines were enough to alarm anyone who was using strips, trays, or pastes to whiten their teeth. But you shouldn’t panic. While this is a potentially significant finding and we have to pay attention to it, Read More

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