Here are 20 facts about your child's teeth and dental care that nobody ever told you about! 1. During pregnancy women need frequent, preventive dental appointments to make sure they have no gum disease that may affect the fetus. 2. If you start your baby’s mouth care early, and practice dental prevention, you will save a lot of money in the long run. 3. Within a few days of a baby’s birth, parents need to clean the baby’s mouth, cheeks, and gums after feedings with a soft,
A recent article by Lindsay Powers of The Hollywood Reporter talks of reasons why celebrities such as Steve Buscemi, Kirsten Dunst, Jewel, and Anna Paquin, refuse to fix their teeth. Now, unless you are a celebrity and having crooked or bad teeth is your financial livelihood, you should consider the following 10 things to do right now to keep your smile healthy and make you look 10 years younger! Learn to manage stress and you can add years to your life. Less stress is also
On his popular TV show, Dr. Oz revealed his secret for home remedy for keeping your teeth pearly white. The secret? Baking soda and lemon juice. While the TV doctor may have good intentions, he is not a dentist. He has not given you good advice. Dr. Oz is telling you to brush with an acid base food that will only erode the enamel on your teeth. Unfortunately, because he is on TV and the people who watches his TV show believes what he says is true. The dental community do not
You have a been a faithful dental patient. You get your teeth examined by your Tacoma dentist, Dr. Duke Bui, and teeth cleaned by Laura, the hygienist, at least two times a year. The last thing you always hear from Laura as you hurriedly jump out of your chair is "Brush your teeth twice a day and remember to floss!" But have you ever wondered why it is so important? In his book, "The Real Age Makeover," Dr. Michael Roizen, a frequent guest on the Opera Winfrey Show, found tha
The very first thing you do right after getting out of bed is going to the sink to freshen up, isn’t it? And right after you brush your teeth, the burst of freshness that your mouthwash gives you is indeed irreplaceable. However, this freshness may not be long lived in case your mouthwash contains alcohol (Listerine, Scope). For a long time alcohol has been hailed as a great germ killer. But is it worth the risks it poses when used as a major ingredient in mouthwash?
They say it takes fewer muscles to smile than it takes to frown. But a lot of people stop themselves from smiling their happiest smile. This happens when their teeth which should have otherwise contributed to their beauty, hamper the very effect that a smile is supposed to create. Tinted, crooked or cavity stricken teeth are not a pleasant sight. Tacoma dentist, Dr. Duke Bui, recommends the following few edibles that you should try to stay away from. Doing so will keep you sm