Dental Care

This Food Destroys Your Bones and Poisons Your Body Yet is Consumed Daily by Many

Statistics show that Americans drink more soda than ever before. They account for more than 25 percent of all drinks consumed in the United States. …

Tooth Decay

Probiotics for Oral Health

Studies show probiotics, or live microorganisms known as friendly bacteria, can have health benefits that extend far beyond the stomach. A promising …

Health

Calls for cigarette-style warnings on sugary food to tackle child obesity

<b>Doctors have urged the government to consider placing warnings on packets of sweets to help children limit their sugar-intake.</b><p>Dad captures moment …

Tooth Decay

The 2017 Men’s Grooming Manifesto: July – December

In a little more than six months, the world would have completed its orbit, bringing to an end another year. Just let that sink in. Now ask, what do …

Skin Care

Switching to This Maroon Toothpaste Cleared Up My Skin

I use a weird toothpaste. Most toothpastes come with a spiky mint flavor, and foams up to reach all your teeth’s tiny crevices, but not mine. It …

Lifestyle

What Smoking Pot Does to Your Gums

You know smoking tobacco does a number on your oral health. But can the same be said of smoking pot? Possibly, warns a new study from Columbia …

Cannabis

Sydney woman turns unwanted hotel toiletries into kits for the homeless

A Sydney woman sets up a charity to put all the unwanted hotel toiletries and inflight sleep kits into packs for homeless people in shelters who …

Domestic Violence

Why Celebrities Are So Obsessed With Their Teeth, And Why You Should Care

Photo Credit: www.pixabay.com<i>If you’ve been keeping up with the latest from the world of celebrities and fashion, you’ll have noticed something:</i> …

Oral Hygiene

The easiest ways to whiten your teeth

Shutterstock<p>Our teeth can certainly take a beating. Coffee, tea, tobacco use, even red wine can leave unsightly stains on our teeth, ruining that …

Oral Hygiene

Dental dominates extras claims at Medibank

Dental services worth more than half a billion dollars account for almost half of the extras claims made by customers of private health insurance …

New South Wales

Demi Moore’s missing teeth, TrumpCare politics and America’s growing dental care divide

“Thank God for modern dentistry!”<p>So proclaimed actress Demi Moore in an interview with Jimmy Fallon last week. The still striking 54-year-old movie …

Health Care

Cleveland Indians, P&G, TeamSmile offer free dental care and instruction to underserved youth

<b>300 Boys & Girls Club of Cleveland youth receive critical dental services at Progressive Field by volunteer dentists and dental professionals</b><p>The …

Cleveland Indians

PE-backed Smile Brands acquires Johnson Family Dental as an add-on

<b>Smile Brands</b>, a portfolio company of <b>Gryphon Investors</b>, has acquired <b>Johnson Family Dental</b>, a provider of dental care in the Greater Santa Barbara, …

Investing

Summer Travel Must-Haves

Summer is almost here! We’re just weeks away from emptying our backpacks of books and filling it with flip flops and a towel for a trip the beach. No …

Beauty

The tragedy of “Mountain Dew mouth” and the U.S.’s insane approach to dental care

Lack of dental care is causing a mouthful of trouble — and it will get worse<p>Mountain Dew, the carbonated fluorescent-green soda that Willy the Hillbilly declared “will tickle your innards” in a 1966 commercial, has long been a staple of Appalachia. It was officially developed in Knoxville, …

Health Care

Festival teeth: How to keep your mouth healthy this season

Don't leave your oral hygiene at the ticket gates<p>The festival season is well and truly upon us, with Radio 1's Big Weekend kicking off the summer and …

Oral Hygiene

Wanna go green? You could take tips from this Britain resident who even makes her own toothpaste and shampoo

Cate Cody explains that what she does is not a big thing and that she just really cares about the environment. "I have always been very conscious of …

Green Party

Chips are healthier for kids than raisins, dentists say

The next time you're packing your kid's lunch, consider throwing in some potato chips instead of a fruit and nut bar.

Tooth Decay

A harmful antibacterial the US has banned in hand soap is still allowed in toothpaste

Nearly a year has passed since the US Food and Drug Administration banned Triclosan from hand soaps and body wash in the country. But the antimicrobial and its chemical relatives are still on the ingredients list for loads of other products people in the US and internationally put on their skin and …

Medicine

Should 'Toothpaste' Be 'Teethpaste'?

Our universe is plagued with tough ontological questions. Why does evil exist? Is there existence beyond death? And the most pressing of them all: …

Vocabulary

WITH MY Natural Vegan Toothpaste

Stay healthy and help the world with the WITH MY Natural Vegan Toothpaste. This innovative formula gives your teeth the maximum clean with no yucky …

Vegan

Seniors demanding dental benefits in Medicare

- Older adults, their advocates, and representatives from Oral Health America are holding a news conference on Monday to kick start their initiative …

Medicare

VR could help calm patients with treatment phobia

Researchers have found nature scenes to be particularly effective at settling distressed patients.

Virtual Reality

Braces Can Actually Be Bad For Your Teeth

The price you pay for a perfect smile isn't always worth it.<p>In college when I asked my friend Charlie his type, he said, "straight teeth." His type once got braces for two years—sometimes twice, top and bottom. When she got them off one day and stared, horrified, at the yellow moss between her …

Oral Hygiene

How Men's Dental Health Is Linked to Snoring

As a dentist, there’s a type of patient that I see all of the time. They walk into the office, and they’re well overdue for their check-up. They’re …

Sleep

US charity gives uninsured Americans free dental care

A lack of dental care is a growing problem in many rural areas of the US, about a third of adults don't get their teeth checked because they can't afford it. Dental care is not covered under any of the federal government's insurance programmes.<p>A lack of dental care is a growing problem in many …

Health Care

This Is What High-Functioning Anxiety Feels Like

It just comes. It doesn’t need an invitation. It just invites itself in, and suddenly your heart is beating faster. Your hands are shaking. Your …

Tooth Decay

11 Weird Things That Happen When You Give Up Grains | Women's Health

1/10 Thinkstock<p>Freedom From Grain Addiction<p>Someone addicted to heroin, morphine, or Oxycontin will, when their supply of drugs dries up, experience anxiety, nausea, sweating, dysphoria (dark moods), muscle aches, abdominal cramps, vomiting, diarrhea, and headache, a withdrawal process necessary to …

Women's Health

Teeth: Paul Von Blum

New Press<p>To see long excerpts from “Teeth” at Google Books, click here.<p><i>“Teeth: The Story of Beauty, Inequality, and the Struggle for Oral Health in</i> …

Health Care

How to Solve Market Sizing Questions: Consulting Interview Skills

We've saved the best for last in this 3-part guide to doing mental math in interviews: the vaunted market sizing question. (Part 1 was on basic tips …

Business School