TikTok user "princxssglitterhead" experienced tooth decay and loss throughout four pregnancies. She now uses clip-in dentures to feel like herself.
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Wisdom teeth can cause infections and rack up dental costs. For our ancestors, however, wisdom teeth were much more useful than they are today.
Grinding your teeth, or bruxism, is a bad habit and it could be worse than you think. Here's what happens when you grind your teeth too much.
Chrissy Teigen said she lost not one but four “teeth” while eating a Fruit Roll-Up. She previously told a fan that while they were temporary caps, she loved them like real teeth. An orthodontist told Insider the best way to avoid losing caps was routine dental care. Visit Insider’s homepage […]
Chrissy Teigen said she lost a tooth while eating a fruit rollup on Wednesday. She later said that it was actually a crown but that she “loved him like he was a real tooth.” An orthodontist told Insider that “routine dental care” and visits to the dentist could help you […]
Dentists are seeing a rise in cracked teeth amid the pandemic. Some theorise the added stress and anxiety is leading to more people grinding their teeth. Bruxism, better known as teeth grinding, can cause tension headaches and tooth fractures. Mouthguards and therapy for stress are the top treatments for teeth […]
Thirty to 40 million Americans grind their teeth at night. Chronic grinding is known as bruxism in the medical community. Every time you grind your teeth, you’re exerting as much as 200 pounds of pressure per square inch. All that pressure isn’t good for your teeth and can eventually lead […]
I went to DNTL, a “walk-in dental bar,” to get a semi-annual teeth cleaning. Booking an appointment was easy – there was even availability on the same day I was booking – and I’d never had so many amenities at the dentist, from a massage exam chair, to a blanket, […]
Wisdom teeth suck for many reasons – they can be painful and if left untreated, can cause tooth decay, gum infection, and even tumours. Each year, 5 million Americans get their wisdom teeth removed, which costs about $US3 billion in total dental costs. But these pesky molars haven’t always been […]
A scathing watchdog report accused an immigration detention facility in California of providing substandard medical and dental care. One of the two dentists overseeing the 1,700 detained immigrants said he doesn’t provide cleanings or fillings because he doesn’t have time. The dentist suggested that immigrants who can’t afford floss from […]
Nearly half of Americans don’t brush their teeth enough. This opens the door for a bacteria invasion, leading to tooth decay and gum disease. Even worse, you might increase your risk for issues like kidney disease and dementia. The following is a transcript of the video. Meet Streptococcus mutans. He’s […]
Texas prisons’ medical providers approved dentures to just 71 inmates – out of 149,000 – in 2016. Fifteen years ago more than 1,000 inmates were approved for dental prosthetics. Texas has strict guidelines on who can receive dental prosthetics, saying only inmates who are underweight or suffering from other medical […]
Quip, a startup that makes electric toothbrushes, is acquiring dental plan startup Afora. The combination puts a company with a consumer oral health product and a startup that runs a dental plan under the same roof. The hope is to get more people thinking about preventive oral healthcare by increasing […]
Colgate unveiled a new smart toothbrush called the E1. It can map your mouth, emit “sonic vibrations,” and provide real-time brushing feedback. The toothbrush will cost $US99.95, and you can only buy it through Apple. Colgate is teaming up with Apple to sell you a high-tech toothbrush. Called the E1, […]
The toothpick is the oldest dental cleaning tool around. Fossils of 7,500-year-old teeth indicate that humans were using wooden sticks to clean their teeth well before the advent of toothbrushes. But today, there are better, safer options for removing pesky plaque and bacteria. Dentist and spokesperson with theAmerican Dental AssociationDr. […]
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