Tooth “Tattoos” May Help Detect Disease

by Jason 7/9/2013 8:00 AM

Just when you thought you’d seen every type of tattoo out there, a new version is on the horizon. This one, however, could help prevent pain instead of causing it.... more...

Recycling: Uses for Toothbrushes

by Jason 6/27/2013 8:00 AM

You should replace your toothbrush every 3-4 months. That means you’re getting rid of 3-4 toothbrushes every year. Go green with your routine - your dental care routine that is. There are plenty of ways you can recycle (or reuse) your old toothbrush. If your community offers #5 plastic recycling, there are toothbrushes you can purchase that are OK to throw in your recycle bin.... more...

Want to Avoid Cavities? Crack a Coconut

by Jason 6/18/2013 8:00 AM

Coconut oil is another weapon in the fight against tooth decay, according to researchers at the Athlone Institute of Technology in Ireland. They reported recently that coconut oil is a natural antibiotic and destroys the bacteria that cause tooth decay.... more...


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