Why Being a Top Athlete Can Give You Bad Teeth

Athletes often work hard to take care of their bodies. They know that being in top health means being more competitive. That’s why the results of a new study are shocking: it shows that many top athletes in Great Britain have bad teeth. These results are likely widely applicable to athletes around the world. But Read More

Ozone: Cleaning Up Oral Pollution

Last year, the American Lung Association reported that California had the worst air quality in the United States. The Bay Area was ranked 6th as the most polluted metropolitan area. Santa Clara County in particular received an ‘F’ for the quality of its ozone levels. Despite these results, the news isn’t all bad. In fact, Read More

A New Tooth-Mounted Sensor Could Help You Achieve Holistic Oral Health

If you’ve ever tried to watch what you eat, you’ve probably tried more than one diet-curbing method. From food diaries to calorie counters, apps that remind you to drink water and watches that monitors your fitness levels, there are plenty of tools. While any healthy habit requires patience and discipline, most dietary tools are unreliable Read More

Your Fillings Could be a Danger to the Environment

In the last 20-30 years, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has worked to mitigate the toxic effects of 23 Superfund sites in the Santa Clara County—more than any county in the country. This news has been kept under wraps by tech industry giants who have may have had a hand in the Silicon Valley landscape’s Read More

The Good and Bad of Red Wine for Teeth

In San Jose, we know that it was the Santa Clara Valley that was the real foundation of the California wine industry, and it remains the home of some of the best wineries in the world. So we perk up our ears whenever we hear that there’s new research about the benefits of wine. This Read More

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