Lifestyle

Yes, it’s safe to go to the dentist

There has been no evidence of coronavirus transmission in dental offices since many reopened in May. Dentists have universal precautions in place to prevent the transmission of any infectious disease. Oral health has a cascading effect on overall health, so it’s important to keep up with your cleanings and preventive […]
Yes, it’s safe to go to the dentist
Lifestyle

Dentists are seeing an uptick in cracked teeth during the pandemic

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 […]
Dentists are seeing an uptick in cracked teeth during the pandemic
News

What causes vocal polyps, the condition Fauci had surgery for

Dr. Anthony Fauci is recovering from a surgery he had Thursday to remove a vocal cord polyp, which contributed to his raspy voice. Polyps are non-cancerous growths on the vocal cords usually caused by chronic vocal misuse, like talking too loudly or singing without proper breath support. Surgery is one […]
What causes vocal polyps, the condition Fauci had surgery for
News

WHO: Postpone your dental check-ups and cleanings unless you have an emergency

People should postpone their regular dentist appointments, like those for teeth cleanings and check-ups, according to the World Health Organisation. Since these appointments involve close contact and procedures that send small particles into the air – commons ways to transmit the coronavirus – it’s best to avoid them. Only people […]
WHO: Postpone your dental check-ups and cleanings unless you have an emergency
News

8 tips to help you stop grinding your teeth

To stop grinding your teeth, you should ask your dentist about getting a mouth guard or restoring your bite. You can also try to stop grinding your teeth by managing stress and practicing jaw exercises. If left untreated, teeth grinding can cause enamel loss, receding gums, and chipped teeth. This […]
8 tips to help you stop grinding your teeth
Next Page »