Dental Care

How to Get Rid of Scratches on Your Sunglasses In 6 Easy Steps

How many times have you slid your glasses into your purse without a case?<p>Whether you do this often or they accidentally fall out of your hands, …

Hacking

Just Because Your Electric Toothbrush Makes A Lot Of Noise Doesn’t Mean It’s Effective

Much like the never-ending game of oneupmanship in the razor industry, makers of toothbrushes are constantly touting unique features that promise to …

Consumer Protection

Know the Secret to Maintaining a Healthy & Beautiful Smile

Would you like to know the secret to maintaining a healthy and beautiful smile? Here are 5 simple tips that will definitely help.<p>Regular dental …

Health

Retake Quiz

You got: take a vacation<p>You were feeling stressed today, right? Which is why you totally forgot to buy toothpaste when you were at the drug store. That's OK! You probably need a break — and you deserve one,. Considering everything you do for everybody else, you should take yourself on a vacation, …

New Study Reveals Why Nose-Picking, Booger-Eating Kids Are Actually Healthier

Parents of nose pickers, rejoice!<p>It's no secret that kids can be downright disgusting and that nose-picking is just one sticky habit that contributes to the grossness. But as much as parents try to discourage their toddlers and kiddos from picking their noses — and especially eating the treasures …

Wellness

This Is What Your Teeth Can Reveal About Your Overall Health

Say "ahhh."<p>The dentist may not be your favorite appointment, but it’s a necessity.<p>Good oral hygiene saves you from more than just tooth decay, cavities and bad breath. It is critically important because it can help prevent certain medical conditions such as cardiovascular disease and …

Wellness

Paleolithic Humans Got Dental Fillings, And They Weren't Pretty

Think a modern trip to the dentist is bad? Try one 13,000 years ago, where your filling contained the same material that we now use to pave …

Breakthroughs

Incredible Miniature Towers made from Toothbrush Bristles

Japanese artist, Takahiro Iwasaki creates these amazing miniature architectural structures. Specialized in the very small, he previously sculpted …

Design

This is the best water temperature to brush your teeth with - and what you should use to rinse them

The mouth and the body are fundamental to one another.<p>With oral health repeatedly linked to our overall, general health, getting it right is …

Wellness

What About the Diffusers?

Blinky LED projects: we just can’t get enough of them. But anyone who’s stared a WS2812 straight in the face knows that the secret sauce that takes a …

Engineering

Look at me with your Special Animatronic Eyes

Animatronics for movies is often about making something that works and is reliable in the short term. It doesn’t have to be pretty, it doesn’t have …

Hacking

You Never Imagined That Toothpaste Could Do So Many Things. Check...

Did you know that toothpaste can be used in many other ways other than just brushing your teeth? Keep reading to learn about 20 ways to use …

Lifehacks

VIDEO: Is this revolutionary toothbrush Europe's latest discovery... or not?

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Middle East

An Era of Elevated Oral Care Is Upon Us

No, really — there’s even a non-electric toothbrush that costs $50.<p>When I opened the mailer to reveal four small boxes in the colors of the tropics, I let out an audible “Ahhh!” My reaction was immediate and visceral. Was it a beautiful makeup palette? A sublime new fragrance? Nope, it was dental …

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Patients will save, some docs will flee new Tricare dental plan

A change in Tricare Dental Program contractor will bring lower patient premiums and a modest expansion of covered services. However, it also will …

Health Care

FOREO ISSA mikro Reviewed: Swedish-designed Sonic Baby Toothbrush

We all know how important oral hygiene is for our little ones, and the earlier we start taking care of our babies’ gums and teeth, the better the …

Babies

4 Ways To Get Affordable Dental Care Without Insurance

There is hardly anyone who have not experience a painful tooth followed by a sleepless night. But we usually neglect <b>dental care</b> which is quite …

Insurance

Tooth Decay May Have Turned Tsavo Lions into Man-Eaters

Looking for good motivation to brush and floss? Mammal experts say the infamous lions that killed dozens of rail workers in Kenya in 1898 may have …

Tooth Decay

4 Acne Products You Should Never Use, According To A Dermatologist

Every acne product promises the same thing: clear skin. However, that doesn't mean that all of these products actually work. There are aisles of acne …

Skin Care

Crest Has a Terrible Leaking-Toothpaste Problem

The mess made me appreciate good toothpaste-tube design.<p>At first, I blamed my boyfriend. A shared bathroom is already the site of so many petty annoyances that naturally I assumed the regular puddles of blue toothpaste on our sink were his fault. He could not, after all, be trusted to orientate the …

Dystopia

Earliest Dental Fillings Discovered in 13,000-Year-Old Skeleton

You might wince at the sight of your dentist holding an electric drill over your mouth. But, you can be thankful she's not using a stone tool instead.<p>…

Archaeology

Perfect Your Curls With a Toothbrush, According to Alicia Keys' Hairstylist

For anyone that has ever curled their hair, you know how important it is to brush it out.<p>No matter your hair texture, naturally curly, super straight …

Skin Care

Hack Your Pearly Whites With These High-Tech Toothbrushes

Good news: Tooth decay and other dental problems are on the decline. Bad news: Not by much. If you’re over 20, there’s a 91 percent chance you’ve had …

Shopping

What happens when you don't floss?

Here's what you could expect if you were to quit flossing, according to the ADA. Wochit<p>If you're not flossing, you probably have food stuck between your teeth — or do you?<p>Last year, the federal government removed flossing from its dietary guidelines following Associated Press Freedom of Information …

Hygiene

10 things your teeth are trying to tell you about your health

From bleeding gums to plaque buildup, dental problems can be surprisingly good indicators of other serious health issues.<p>Your mouth says a lot — and …

Wellness

The Hippie Toothbrush Experiment

<i>If you, like me, have ever been curious about the wide, weird world of alternative tooth care, please join me for what I thought would be a deep dive</i> …

The benefits of chocolate for your teeth, according to a top dentist

Just in time for Easter...<p>As young children, it gets drummed in to us that chocolate = sugar = fillings. And while there's definitely an element of …

Hygiene

Easy Diet Tips for Beautiful, Strong Teeth

We try to do all the right things to keep our teeth as healthy as possible—brushing twice a day, flossing, avoiding sugar. But still, this alone is …

Nutrition

This Coconut-Oil Infused Dental Floss Almost Makes Flossing Fun

These days, the act of smearing moisturizer on your face and the multistep skin-care routine have been rebranded from “chore” to fancy “ritual.” …

Hygiene

Why dental floss and kippers explain your rising post-Brexit shopping bill

Supermarkets know consumers are sensitive to price rises of staple items such as milk. So they have increased the cost of less regular items in the hope that people won’t notice<p>If your weekly shopping bills seem to be going up, even though the price of a pint of milk is holding steady, there is a …

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