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Ten Easy Ways to Have Healthy Teeth

Becoming healthy doesn’t have to be expensive or even very difficult if you start with simple steps. Focusing your energy on preventing problems because it’s so much easier, painless, and inexpensive than trying to fix serious issues. 1. Look at Your Toothbrush Take a look at your toothbrush and think of how [...]

Did America’s Quest for the Perfect Smile Begin over the Rainbow?

These days dentistry and even cosmetic dentistry are so readily available that many people forget it wasn’t always the case. In fact, there was a time when most Americans didn’t have access to a dentist, and most expected to lose their teeth at a relatively young age. How young? In WWI, the US Army [...]

The Remarkable Reasons Beavers Can Chew Down Trees with Their Teeth

In 1975, the beaver was named the official state animal of New York. The decision was not without controversy, because the animal had already been claimed by Oregon 6 years prior. However, legislators and the governor felt that the animal’s ties to New York were too strong to ignore. In the early 1600s, a beaver [...]

Dental Implants Successful in Organ Transplant Patients

We know that dental implants work well for a wide variety of people. In fact, it seems that every day we get good news about how people can benefit from dental implants, even if they have conditions that might have given us pause in the past. Now a new study shows how [...]

New Study Links Air Pollution and Sleep Apnea Risk

In holistic dentistry, we understand that health is the result of a complex web of factors, some of which come from within the body, and some of which come from without. This is true of oral health, where things like your oral microbiome might be impacted by pesticides. But it’s also true [...]