Dental Health

Why dry eyes and dry mouth are not symptoms to ignore 
Why dry eyes and dry mouth are not symptoms to ignore
More than 4 million Americans have this little known disorder. An expert explains why you may have it and not know it.
What’s living inside your toothbrush? 
What’s living inside your toothbrush?
Micro-organisms like bacteria, germs, fungi and viruses can find themselves at home in your toothbrush. How to keep it clean.
Can failing to floss lead to more than just cavities? 
Can failing to floss lead to more than just cavities?
Ongoing studies reveal surprising correlations between lack of flossing and some serious health issues.
What’s living on your toothbrush? 
What’s living on your toothbrush?
Micro-organisms like bacteria, germs, fungi and even viruses can find themselves at home in your toothbrush. A dentist offers tips to keep it clean.
To floss or not to floss? 
To floss or not to floss?
The federal government dropped the recommendation in its latest guidelines, claiming the benefits of flossing have never been proven. Some experts insist that shouldn’t stop you.
Is carbonated water bad for you? 
Is carbonated water bad for you?
The delicious alternative to regular water can be low in calories and sugar-free, but carbonic acid contained within may be harmful for your health.
Are sports drinks safe for children? 
Are sports drinks safe for children?
Experts caution that the popular beverages – originally intended for adult endurance athletes – pose risks when overconsumed by kids.