Contemporary Dentistry

Preventative Dentistry

Stress Takes a Toll: South Korean President Lost 12 Teeth to Work

Stress is something that is bad for your overall health. It can impact your body’s ability to grow and heal, and lead to long-term health consequences. It also affects your oral health, and can lead to long-term damage to your smile.

In perhaps the most dramatic case we’ve heard of, an official claims the […]

When Toothpaste Does More Harm Than Good

The Smithsonian has a deep collection that is too big to put on display in actual museums but, thanks to the Internet, many of these items are getting out to the public. This includes a fascinating collection of artifacts from the early 1600s, taken from graves and other deposits of an early settlement in the […]

CT Scans Help Reveal Secrets of Whale Teeth and Jaws

We live in a truly remarkable age of technology. Not only can we use dental implants to replace lost teeth, but with the amazing power of cone beam CT (computed tomography), we can get detailed images of your jawbone before surgery that lets us plan […]

Why Top Athletes Can Have Bad Teeth

A new study confirms that top athletes in Great Britain have bad teeth. Although the study looks exclusively at athletes from the UK, its results are much more broadly applicable than that–many top athletes are plagued by dental problems. Understanding why competing as an elite athlete damages teeth helps show why a Holistic Dentistry

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This Is Why You Should Consider Plant-Based Mouthwash

Oral hygiene is one of the most important steps to ensuring good oral health. Typical oral hygiene includes brushing and flossing, but for some people a mouthwash may also be recommended to help control plaque and prevent gum disease.

Unfortunately, many commercial mouthwashes have additions that aren’t good for oral […]