Archive for May, 2016

Which Toothpastes Contain Plastic Microbeads?

And what the H E double hockey sticks are microbeads anyway? According to the ABC News report you can watch below, these plastic toothpaste microbeads are made from one of the world’s most common forms of plastic. That material, used to make plastic bottles, is used for color in some toothpaste, and is approved by […]

Is Smiling Good For Your Health?

Smile…It’s Good For You We’ve all heard that laughter is the best medicine, but just go ahead and try to laugh without smiling! And we all know that when we feel good we tend to smile more, but did you know that the reverse may be true as well? That is, just the simple act […]

12 Foods That Whiten Your Teeth

Can eating certain foods really help whiten your teeth? Yahoo published a slideshow on 12 foods that naturally whiten teeth that was originally published on Redbook…so we thought we’d go ahead and give some more attention to the scintillating social dental conversation on foods that help whiten our teeth. All credit for this post goes […]

5 Foods for Optimal Oral Health

Image via AskTheDentist.com You’re likely aware of the foods and drinks to stay away from if you’re trying to keep your chompers looking good: red wine and other acids can chip away at tooth enamel; sweets can lead to decay; and starchy foods, like soft breads and chips, can linger in your mouth longer than […]

Can You Roll Your Tongue?

We’ve all seen dogs with their tongues hanging out of their mouths, but the reason why may surprise you. This is because during periods of exertion or high temperatures a dog’s tongue increases in size as it exercises due to greater blood flow, and the moisture on the tongue works to cool this blood flow, […]