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Your Tongue Is Probably Filthy, Here's How to Clean It

Sun, 2018-03-18 18:38

I also try to stick to experts' recommendation that I brush for a But until recently, even I, Two-Minute Tooth Brushing Girl, was missing a crucial component from my oral hygiene routine: I wasn't cleaning my tongue. As it turns out, brushing or scraping your tongue may help you get rid of grody bacteria that can cause bad breath.

Why are Dental Professionals Dying of This Lung Disease?

Fri, 2018-03-16 21:41

March 9, 2018, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report focused on a cluster of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis occurring in dental professionals. Seven of the nine patients in the study died of the disease.

How to get that perfect smile

Fri, 2018-03-16 15:34

New Delhi, March 16 : Regular oral care is an important aspect of overall well-being. From greater self-confidence to a soaring career, healthy teeth can truly transform the positivity of your mind-set and also create that perfect impression.

3 Things You Should Know About Fad Diets And Bad Breath

Fri, 2018-03-16 02:52

Fad diets gain popularity because they let you shed pounds quickly, but health professionals warn they often come with side effects, such as fatigue, nausea, headaches, constipation and dehydration. One additional side effect that doesn't get as much attention, though, is this: They can cause bad breath.

Guest Column: Dental care for kids in Florida

Thu, 2018-03-15 05:34

As a pediatric dentist, and as a father and grandfather, it breaks my heart to see children suffer from long-lasting oral health problems that could have been prevented.

Pricey dental implants often best but insurance rarely pays

Thu, 2018-03-15 01:08

In this June 27, 2006, file photo, some of the dental implants and tools produced in the IMTEC production facility are displayed in Ardmore, Okla. Dental implants are increasingly being used to replace missing or failing teeth instead of dentures or bridges, which can be uncomfortable and hasten further deterioration.

Why you should never kiss babies on the lips

Wed, 2018-03-14 20:46

If parents unknowingly have cavities themselves, they risk passing on their damaging oral bacteria to their children. Photo / Getty Images Even sharing spoons can raise the risk of dental problems, as bacteria that causes cavities can be passed on in saliva.

Why 'Speechless' Is Doing a Musical Number - About Jury Duty

Wed, 2018-03-14 16:19

Series creator Scott Silveri shares how the writers on his ABC comedy about a family with a special needs child overcame some pretty impossible odds to complete the elaborate performance from star Minnie Driver. Putting together a TV show is a weekly birth of sorts.

Dua Lipa cancels shows for emergency dental surgery

Wed, 2018-03-14 12:07

The 'New Rules' hitmaker is currently on tour with Bruno Mars across Australia and New Zealand, but she has had to pull out of two shows in Brisbane on Wednesday and Thursday after being informed she has to have her wisdom teeth removed.

A Tale of Two Women, and Two Eras

Wed, 2018-03-14 07:46

Twenty years ago, Monica Lewinsky was pilloried throughout the American media for her affair with Bill Clinton. New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd described her as "a ditsy, predatory White House intern who might have lied under oath for a job at Revlon."

Do I Really Need to Brush My Teeth for 2 Minutes Twice a Day?

Wed, 2018-03-14 03:13

Think: standing in line to go to the bathroom when you , waiting for the train to come when you're running late, and brushing your teeth for long enough to make your dentist proud. Your dentist probably told you to brush your teeth for two minutes twice a day, no exceptions.

If I Don't Floss, Should I Get a Water Pick?

Tue, 2018-03-13 22:42

If, like me, you saw the news that the ADA stopped recommending flossing a few years ago, you may have quit doing it altogether. If, also like me, you watched episode six of the new season of Queer Eye , you would have seen grooming expert Jonathan Van Ness help a handsome guy named Remington who's lazy about flossing himself.

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Tue, 2018-03-13 18:17

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Community Corner: For mothers with young kids, Moma s Spot is support, mentoring, friendship

Tue, 2018-03-13 13:25

Erin Gresham, a registered dental hygienist, spoke about children's dental health during a recent meeting of Mom's Spot. Parenting group for mothers with newborns to children age 5. Meetings include breakfast, guest speakers, craft project and free childcare.

Young people in Cambridgeshire are urged to check for chlamydia as...

Tue, 2018-03-13 08:41

Young people in Cambridgeshire are urged to check for chlamydia as often as they go to the dentist using home tests Young people in Cambridgeshire are being encouraged to test for chlamydia as regularly as they have their teeth checked at the dentist. They are being offered the chance to test for chlamydia in the comfort of their own home by the Terrence Higgins Trust, the UK's leading HIV and sexual health charity.

Virginia Beach to pay dentist $175,000 following extended relocation battle

Tue, 2018-03-13 03:54

Dentist Allan Bergano, center, and his wife Edwina Bergano, left, during a rally outside the Witchduck Office Court building at 256 N. Witchduck Road Nov. 10, 2015 protesting the way the City of Virginia Beach has treated a relocation issue with his practice. Friends and patients of Kempsville dentist Allan Bergano, who is pictured in the center, held a rally Nov. 10, 2015 outside the Witchduck Office Court building at 256 N. Witchduck Road in protest of the way the City of Virginia Beach has treated a relocation issue with Bergano's practice.

Stop the Rot: 'We have to stop this 'child tragedy', says dentist as T&A campaign gets underway

Tue, 2018-03-13 01:36

WHEN about half of all children in Bradford have rotting teeth and nationally tooth decay is still the number one reason young children are hospitalised, a terrible statistic, in England, we simply have to stop tolerating this year after year and DO something now. Many reading this may wonder why something significant hasn't been done about this national child tragedy earlier, especially given dental problems are easily preventable in over 90 per cent of cases, that children's dental care is actually FREE on the NHS in England and this has been warned about many times in the past - surely Government should be prioritising such prevention, to protect our vulnerable children, instead of making excuses whilst it gets worse year on year.

FEATURE-Dentist drills through stigma holding back Indonesia's disabled

Mon, 2018-03-12 20:59

Ten years ago, at the dental clinic Annita Foe runs in the Indonesian city of Medan, she watched a homeless, wheelchair-bound patient struggle to hoist herself into the chair. After giving a free check-up, the dentist asked what else she could do to help the woman, crippled by polio as a child.

Mysterious cluster of lung-related deaths in dentists investigated

Mon, 2018-03-12 16:03

Health officials have identified a cluster of dentists who died of a mysterious lung disease. A report published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that nine dentists in Virginia were found to have idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis , a chronic, progressive lung disease of unknown cause, between the years 2000 and 2015.

Patient feels betrayed by Metro dentist suspended for providing unnecessary treatments

Mon, 2018-03-12 16:03

Patients of a dentist who owns clinics in Burnaby, New Westminster, Vancouver and Surrey have been left wondering if they were lied to about dental work they were told they needed. Dr. Karim Lalani, whose clinics include Madison Centre Dental in Burnaby, has been ordered to pay $30,000 and to stop practising for six months after admitting to professional misconduct - including providing and charging for unnecessary procedures.