Have you ever wanted to stick a metal rod through your tongue? We haven’t, but it is still a popular accessory used for self-expression. When debating the finer points of how socially acceptable a tongue piercing is, it’s also important to acknowledge how dangerous they can be. … [Read more...]
DIY Tooth Fairy and Baby Tooth Costume!
STEP 1: Tooth Fairy Crown Supplies: ToothbrushesPlastic CrownHot Glue GunPaint BrushesPaintFelt Steps: 1. Paint crown. Let dry. 2. Save up old toothbrushes for this part. Wash them in the dishwasher. Hot glue toothbrushes to front on crown. 3. Cut tooth shape … [Read more...]
People with Dental Benefits are Healthier
Can a smile be a window to someone’s overall health? More studies over recent years show that there is a connection between oral health and overall health in both adults and children. This connection is due in large part to an association with periodontal disease, or gum disease, … [Read more...]
What is tooth enamel?
Tooth enamel is the hardest substance a vertebrate – or an animal with a backbone – has in its body. It’s harder than bone! So, what is enamel? And, if it’s the hardest substance we have, how does enamel erosion occur? What is Tooth Enamel? Specific types of fish have … [Read more...]
Pregnancy and Dental Care | Oral Health Changes to Anticipate During Pregnancy
Pregnant moms have a lot to keep up with. Between extra doctor visits and preparing for a new family member, oral health care can fall by the wayside. Remind yourself that oral health during pregnancy should still be a priority. Visiting the dentist consistently allows them … [Read more...]
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