ME:I recently discovered that people, like me, who don't like hospitals or anything close to it exist in much larger numbers
People in the Middle Ages considered healthy, white teeth a sign of beauty and wrote of sweet smelling breath as a desirable attribute. So, not surprisingly, we have extensive evidence that people liked to keep their teeth clean and a large amount of evidence of tooth pastes, powders and treatments, as well as mouth washes and treatments for halitosis.
Gummy vitamins in moderation won't hurt too bad, but it won't make you immune to sickness and doesn't give you an excuse to skimp out on your daily fruits and veggies. Eat a balanced diet, stay active and wash your hands frequently for your best, healthiest self.
Fancy dentists have longer titles, like "orthodontist" or "periodontist." Shouldn't the word be "orthodentist?" That would
If your children eat candy, make sure it's under a controlled environment. Have drinking water available to them (to buffer the huge hit of acids that ensue within minutes of candy consumption) and a toothbrush nearby (for the mandatory tooth brushing session within 20 minutes of the candy consumption).
We've made great progress, with each generation enjoying better dental health than the one before, but there's still a dangerous divide between those with good dental health and those without.
I see people who have little money to afford what they really need in terms of dental treatment. I see teeth getting pulled instead of getting a needed crown (which is almost always a mistake). And I hear this question more than any: "Just WHY is going to the dentist so expensive?"
As a dentist, I have to say that online ratings for the medical fields are not very helpful.
HIV Discrimination In Dental Care: Williams Institute Study Measures Refusal Of HIV/AIDS Patients By Dentists
Prepared by the Williams Institute, the study surveyed a total of 612 dentist offices throughout Los Angeles County, and
After losing her job and her health insurance two years ago, Jamila Lawrence was relieved to receive her Medicaid card. That
When I was growing up, my family relied upon a stable of health care professionals whose idiosyncrasies remain seared into my memory.
JOE KRAVITZ is a Washington, D.C.-area dentist and the author of Dirty Mouth, a book about how food choices affect dental
A federal investigation into a national dental chain with a clinic in Colorado Springs found that dentists were performing