Archive for August, 2017

3 Reasons Why You Should Floss At Work

  Why Should You Floss At Work? Regardless of what the FDA thinks, you still need to clean between your teeth. Brushing only cleans 60% of teeth surfaces. Flossing covers the rest. You don’t have to floss at-home. Stash your string at the office! Here are 3 reasons to do the deed at work:

What Happens to Your Brain If You Don’t Take Care of Your Teeth?

Taking care of our teeth is essential to staying healthy. But what are the consequences if we don’t? Unhealthy teeth turn yellow and become painful, which ultimately leads to more visits to the dentist, which many of us find so scary. Most of us underestimate the importance of dental health. Do you want to be […]

Why Is A Great Smile Good For Your Self-Esteem?

A Dazzling Smile Looks Healthy Donning a dazzling white smile doesn’t just show the world how healthy your teeth and gums are, your dental health also plays a significant role in how confident you feel. Have you ever had yellowing teeth or maybe a discolored tooth or two? If so, you were probably pretty self-conscious […]

How Are Diabetes & Dental Health Related?

Are Diabetes & Dental Health Connected? “Both gum disease and diabetes are chronic diseases, and they both make each other worse.” November is American Diabetes Month Diabetes is a chronic disease which affects our body’s ability to process sugar. The resulting high blood sugar can cause problems with your eyes, nerves, kidneys, heart and other […]

Do We Have A Taste For Fat?

Is Fat Our New Sixth Taste? Our taste buds identify five primary tastes – bitter, salty, sour, sweet and umami (or savory). But recent news may have us identifying a sixth, new taste…oleogustas. In Latin, “oleogustus” translates to “a taste for fat.” And according to this post from Purdue University, there is new evidence of […]