Experts estimate that over 20 million teeth are extracted each year in the United States alone. That’s a lot of teeth – what happens to them after they are removed? Patient Takes… Read More
Strawberries once again top the Dirty Dozen™ list, with spinach jumping to second place in the EWG’s annual ranking of produce with high pesticide residues. EWG’s analysis… Read More
Did you ever wonder why your health insurance doesn’t cover dental care, and why your mouth is treated separately from your body? The answer is in a new book “Teeth: The Story of… Read More
Remember Nov 6th, 2016? You got an extra hour of sleep that day. Now it’s time to give that hour back. Daylight saving time 2017 starts at 2:00 AM (ET) on Sunday, March 12 and will end… Read More
Here’s our monthly pick of the most interesting news about dental health and science. Your Teeth Rule Airplanes vibrate constantly as they move through the air, which ages on-board com… Read More
You want to eat healthier – and if you’re like most of us, you figure the best way to proceed is to make radical changes in your eating habits. No more delicious anything, ever!… Read More
Planning to indulge in a little chocolate today? You’re not the only one: 70 percent of Americans celebrate Valentine’s Day with a sweet treat. Over the centuries chocolate has b… Read More
Dentists and dental hygienists have been telling us for years that – when it comes to our health – sugary drinks are evil. But a new report from the Centers for Disease Control a… Read More
Yes, there actually is a day honoring something we’d all like to avoid: a painful, throbbing toothache. Why? No one knows. Googling around the internet reveals a few different theories… Read More
Human teeth have stories to tell about the lives our human ancestors led. Studying ancient teeth reveals life history, growth, and diet of primates and our human ancestors, as well as the re… Read More
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