dentistry

Chewing Gum: One of the Oldest Ways to Clean Your Mouth

Chewing Gum is perhaps the world’s oldest confection…it began as an edible treat from trees.   In our history of odd oral cleaning techniques and tools, humans have used animal hair to make toothbrushes, crushed shells to use as toothpaste, and re-purposed tortoise blood as mouthwash. When discovering and designing medical technologies, it seems nothing […]

Is Your New Year’s Resolution Bad For Your Teeth?

Definition of New Year’s Resolution :  a promise to do something differently in the new year <Her New Year’s resolution is to exercise regularly.> ~Merriam-Webster   A New Year’s resolution is a tradition, most common in the Western Hemisphere but also found in the Eastern Hemisphere, in which a person resolves to change an undesired trait or behavior. […]