Presidents Day – Leaders with Wary and Winning Smiles

Has your presidential vote ever been affected by a candidate’s smile? Often, we judge leaders by their appearance, especially their teeth. We tend to base our assumptions of intelligence, personality, success, and health on their dentition. In honor of Presidents Day, we review the dental records of presidents who had poor oral health. Many of them…

How Long Is Too Long Before Seeing A Dentist

Although most people cringe when thinking about visiting a dentist, it is an important part of a solid oral health routine. Taking care of your teeth is essential. A healthy mouth will have a positive effect on your overall health. It is wise to learn how often you should visit your dental care provider, the…

Brushing and Flossing: What Happens

Why Should I Brush And Floss My Teeth? Do you want to keep your teeth? If so, you’ll have to brush and floss every day. Why? Because if you don’t, you could have unpleasant and painful consequences like bleeding gums and rotting teeth. You may develop excruciating dental abscesses. Your teeth may all fall out,…

A Brief History of Dentistry

In modern times, most people take care of their teeth by brushing them and using dental floss. Some individuals even rinse with mouthwash and use an insurance plan to visit their dentists, but humans didn’t always practice such a high level of mouth hygiene. According to history, dentistry has a long and storied past. In…