The mouth can be a strange, dark place. We put food into it and somehow, through the process of chewing and swallowing, that food turns into energy, allowing to do all that we do. If you’ve ever stopped to think about the average number of taste buds on your tongue, around 2-4 thousand, or that […]
If you have any friends who are interested in alternative medicine, you’ve probably heard the words “apple cider vinegar” enough to last a lifetime. While you may already have it in your pantry as a cooking ingredient, in the last few years, it’s become a major health trend. Apple cider vinegar (known casually as “ACV” […]
It’s nearly Valentine’s Day, which means plenty of people are sweating over picking out the perfect Valentine’s Day gift to communicate their affection to their loved ones. The traditional options are pretty limited: Flowers, jewelry, candy. And the latter is by far the most affordable. But you may want to reconsider the prettily-packaged sweet treats […]
When you come in for a regularly scheduled dental appointment, what do you talk with your dentist about? The weather, perhaps? The upcoming Eagles game and whether the Vikings have another shocker in them? No matter what your answer is, chances are it’s not “your sex life.” But thanks to a veritable epidemic of oropharyngeal […]
It’s easy to think of your health and your oral health as two separate beasts. After all, you see separate medical professionals, and many people think of oral health as limited to your mouth. Poor oral hygiene? You may get a cavity, or have bad breath.
Unfortunately, this limited view of oral health is not only […]