Teeth in the News

Teeth in the News

Recently, a UK man was hospitalized and nearly died from a heart condition that headlines claim was caused by a popcorn kernel lodged between his teeth.  The man is a young, healthy firefighter who went to the hospital after experiencing flu-like symptoms for several weeks.  After testing, the doctors diagnosed him with bacterial endocarditis, a dangerous infection of the lining of the heart that can lead to death if untreated. Continue reading Teeth in the News

Looking for a New Year’s Resolution?  Here’s one for you: FLOSS!

Looking for a New Year’s Resolution?  Here’s one for you: FLOSS!

At the beginning of a new year, many people make resolutions to change something, and many of those resolutions involve forming healthy habits.  Some of the most common New Year’s Resolutions include losing weight, eating healthy, exercising consistently, drinking more water and drinking less sodas or alcoholic beverages.

One of the healthiest choices you can make is to floss on a daily basis.  We recommend that you add flossing to your list of healthy resolutions. Continue reading Looking for a New Year’s Resolution?  Here’s one for you: FLOSS!

Candy Canes, Cocoa, and Cavities: How to Keep Your Teeth Safe from Christmas Treats

Candy Canes, Cocoa, and Cavities: How to Keep Your Teeth Safe from Christmas Treats

Well, you could just not indulge yourself in them, but where’s the fun in that?  We want all of our readers to enjoy their Christmas festivities to the fullest!  That usually involves more sweets than you’d consume in an average week.  So how can you enjoy some Christmas treats without wrecking your teeth? Continue reading Candy Canes, Cocoa, and Cavities: How to Keep Your Teeth Safe from Christmas Treats