Brushing right after a meal? You may want to wait.

< div> We have all heard that it is best to brush our teeth after meals. But did you know that in some cases it is best to postpone brushing, at least temporarily? “We definitely recommend that you stop brushing after consuming anything acidic, be it fruit, soda, juice, or sour candies,” says Ezzard Rolle, […]

Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation and Arizona PBS Partner to Educate Children About Good Oral Health

The Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation is partnering with Arizona PBS on an educational outreach program to promote good oral health among children in rural communities across the state. The nationwide campaign will increase family involvement in good oral health practices, focusing on the importance of brushing twice a day, changing toothbrushes regularly and seeing […]

The case for having dentists on your cancer c

Cancer treatment often requires a team of health professionals — oncologists, nurses, surgeons, radiologists, pathologists, and social workers — to coordinate patients and provide comprehensive support. At NYU, dentists are increasingly considered an important part of the cancer care team. When faced with a cancer diagnosis, many patients push aside other health care systems to […]

New and returning headliners on CDA Presents will deliver over 165 lectures and workshops on a variety of topics

CDA Presents The Art and Science of Dentistry is back in San Francisco September 8-10 with more than 165 personal continuing education courses for dentists and their teams. Keynote speakers include Penny Hatzimanolakis, DMD, on Implant Hygiene, Mario Romero, DDS, in Restorative Dentistry and John Kalmar, DMD, PhD, in Oral Pathology, while other internationally recognized […]

America’s ToothFairy Launches Annual Smile Drive Campaign

Every August, America’s ToothFairy kicks off their annual Smile Drive – a year-long campaign that encourages volunteers to collect and donate toothbrushes, toothpaste, floss and other dental hygiene supplies to charities that help families in need. After collecting oral hygiene supplies during their Smile Drive, Miller-Bowie Health Coalition volunteers in Texarkana, Arkansas pack 603 children’s […]

Back to school means back to school checks – News

UAB experts provide tips on appointments to get your child ready to go back to school. </p><div> <p><span class=”wf_caption” style=”margin-bottom: 10px; margin-left: 20px; float: right; display: inline-block; max-width: 450px;” role=”figure”><img src=”” alt=”B2S Chcekup Stream” width=”450″ height=”338″ style=”margin: initial; float: none; width: 100%;”/><span style=”display: block;”>UAB experts give tips on appointments to keep your child healthy this […]

Y-Brush returns to CES 2022: 10-second toothbrush gets an upgrade

This story is part of CESwhere CNET covers the latest on the most incredible technology coming soon. The beauty of CES witnesses a hitherto unknown company with a great idea deliver a real product that is successful, and see that company come back years later with a concept for a new product. Such is the […]

Thrive with the power of a routine

In the past two years of being through a pandemic, caring for our mental health has become more important than ever before. The way we interact with our bodies, how and who we spend our time with, and what thoughts are at the center of our minds are vital. In the monthly Shondaland series A […]

Causes and Treatment – Forbes Health

Plaque often leads to gingivitis, especially where the gums and tooth meet, according to Johns Hopkins Medicine. Your mouth naturally produces plaque — a sticky, nearly invisible film that coats teeth — and if you remove it regularly with brushing and flossing, it usually doesn’t cause any problems, according to the American Academy of Periodontology […]

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