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What to Do With All That Leftover Halloween Candy

What to Do With All That Leftover Halloween Candy The trick or treaters have gone home, you’ve turned out the lights, you’ve put away your Halloween costume, but what to do with all that leftover Halloween candy? Well, you could throw it away. If it’s unopened, you could try returning it to the store. Or you […]

Does “Healthy Halloween Candy” Exist?

Does “Healthy Halloween Candy” Exist? Halloween is almost upon us and for many that means an excuse to binge on fun-size Snickers and candy corn. But we all know the havoc that sugar and sticky treats can wreak on your mouth (cavities, anyone?) If you can’t completely avoid sticking your hand in the Halloween candy […]

Hands Down the Best Dental-Themed Halloween Costumes

Hands Down the Best Dental-Themed Halloween Costumes If you’re searching for fun and unique Halloween costume ideas, look no further! We’ve got the best dental-themed Halloween costumes ideas … and no, “Sexy Floss” is not one of them! Tooth Fairy Who doesn’t love the tooth fairy? From Lauren Conrad to Hilary Duff, people have been […]

Can Intermittent Fasting Improve Your Oral Health?

Can Intermittent Fasting Improve Your Oral Health? If you don’t already know about intermittent fasting, it’s a new diet trend where you go between periods of eating and fasting. Proponets of intermittent fasting say it helps to lose weight, up your metabolism, protect your body against diseases and maybe even live longer. But researchers have […]

What Your Toothbrush Says About You

What Your Toothbrush Says About You Whether you rock an old-school manual bristle brush or a high-tech electric one, your toothbrush can say a lot about you. Manual Toothbrush If you use one of these classic, human-powered toothbrushes, chances are you’re a DIY enthusiast who doesn’t mind using a little elbow-grease to get the job […]

Fall Drinks Your Dentist Would Like You to Avoid

Fall Drinks Your Dentist Would Like You to Avoid Fall is officially here! Which not only means football, sweater weather and cooler tempatures, but that the season for fall drinks has arrived! While some of us are happy to switch our lattes from cold to hot and others like pumpkin spice, well, everything, here are three […]

Tailgating Snacks That Are the Worst for Your Teeth

Tailgating Snacks That Are the Worst for Your Teeth   You’re probably aware of what bingeing on that giant bowl of cheesy chili will do for your waistline, but what about what the generally high-fat, high-sugar foods we love to eat while watching the game will do you to your teeth? We’re breaking down the […]

Can Vaping Hurt Your Teeth?

Can Vaping Hurt Your Teeth? Vaping — the kindler, gentler smoking. Although studies show that e-cigs are anywhere from 80-95% less harmful for your body than traditional cigarettes, what does it do to your teeth? Vaping Stains Less Than Smoking Not only does smoking give you bad breath and discolor your fingernails, it also stains your […]

Is Your Toothpaste Toxic?

Is Your Toothpaste Toxic? The average American will use over 20 gallons of toothpaste in their lifetime. That’s a lot of Crest! Considering how much quality time we spend with our favorite tubes, have you ever looked at the label? You might be surprised at what you find. Fluoride Fluoride (also known as Sodium Fluoride) […]

Why You Should Always Smile in Your Profile Pic

Why You Should Always Smile in Your Profile Pic A pout mouth might give you better cheekbones, but a smile is scientifically proven to give you more matches on dating sites. Dr. Jess Carbino, the in-house sociologist at Bumble said research suggests that when analyzing a dater’s profile pic, “smiling makes such a significant difference” in […]

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