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In considering whether manual or electric brushing is the better way to brush teeth, remember first: brushing teeth any way is better than not brushing teeth at all. Both technologies are effective at removing plaque and reducing the opportunity for harmful bacteria to assist in forming dental cavities. Advantages of Manual Toothbrushes While they are…(Read More)

As is so often the case, evidence again appears emphasizing that oral health is just one part of overall health. In this case, low thyroid function (“hypothyroidism”) is seen as a potential case of problems in the mouth. The First Link: Pesticides and Hypothyroidism Recent studies have investigated the role of exposure to pesticides and…(Read More)

Aging and Oral Health

The old adage, “Don’t look a gift horse in the mouth” applies in some ways to the topic of oral care for the elderly. The original meaning of the saying comes from the technique of determining the age of a horse by looking at its teeth. The patterns of tooth eruption and wear can…(Read More)


Anxiety, fears, and phobias The anxieties of being a dental patient begin before even going to the dentist: many people balk at visiting a dentist because they haven’t seen a dentist for a long time. They might be embarrassed about the condition of their teeth, the state of their gums, or the freshness of…(Read More)


Looking for a dentist does not need to be difficult, but there are a few things to bear in mind. As you look, consider both your dental needs and your personal requirements and desires, since selecting a dentist is actually one of the more intimate choices you make. It’s not like choosing a plumber…(Read More)


All kinds of patients turn to orthodontic care when it comes to fixing unsightly curved, jagged, or missing teeth that can affect a person’s ability to speak, chew, and smile. These types of issues can affect people of all different ages, including children at a very young age. But some parents might not know…(Read More)


IS THIS THE BEGINNING OF A GROWING ORAL PUBLIC HEALTH PROBLEM? In today’s world more and more people are using marijuana, but do they really know what the side effects are? There is so much controversy over this issue and not many people are giving the health side much consideration, especially when it starts…(Read More)


In this video, Dr. Simon Yu, a medical doctor of internal medicine from St. Louis, describes his approach to holistic medicine at the Breast Cancer Prevention Conference. Dr. Yu encompasses many angles, and emphasizes the need for integrated and interdisciplinary approaches to health, with a focus on infections and dental health. Dr. Yu’s personal…(Read More)

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Crooked Teeth

December 27, 2021

Crooked teeth are common; however, whether one's teeth are crooked may or may not matter.…

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