One of the questions I get asked most often is, should I get my child an electric toothbrush? Short answer: Yes. Long answer: Be smart about it. What to Know Before You Buy Your Child an Electric Toothbrush Kids can be frightened by an electric toothbrush: They buzz; they make noise; they can tickle or…
Since the discovery of antibiotics, beginning with penicillin in 1928, huge strides have been made in the fight against infectious disease. However, a major consequence of modern medicine is the evolution of drug-resistant pathogens that cannot be destroyed by standard, once-effective antibiotics. These microbes are more powerful than ever before and only expected to get…
There is a right way and a wrong way to brush your teeth and the wrong technique can damage them. In this video, Dr. B demonstrates the right way to brush so you protect your pearly whites.
If you’re sick of the struggle of getting your kids to brush before bedtime, this one tip is here to the rescue.
You know you have to floss every day, but do you know if you’re flossing properly? There’s a simple technique you’re probably missing that leaves behind 80 to 90% of bacteria even if you’re flossing every day.
I hate flossing. I know I need to do it, but I just can’t stand it. What are my options?
If you have gum disease at one tooth, why wouldn’t the floss pick up that bacteria and spread it like butter around your mouth?
I haven’t flossed for years now and I still have my teeth and no pain. So how bad is not flossing, really?
The reason it’s so hard to remember to floss is more complicated than you think. Here are some practical tips on how to make flossing a habit based on the latest research in cognitive and behavioral science.
Should I brush first, then floss? Or floss first, then brush?