Dental Health

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.
Can failing to floss lead to more than just cavities? 
Can failing to floss lead to more than just cavities?
Ongoing studies reveal some surprising correlations between lack of flossing and health issues like memory loss and even cancer.
Is seltzer water healthy for you? 
Is seltzer water healthy for you?
The bubbly beverage can be low in calories and sugar-free, but the acid might cause harm to your health. Learn more.
Are sugar-free drinks damaging your teeth? 
Are sugar-free drinks damaging your teeth?
A new study shows that these beverages may be just as bad as the sugary ones.