Tag Archives: oral hygiene

Grush Gush

Wow, this new kid’s toothbrush is bound to put us out of business!  As both of my blog readers know I don’t often gush about new dental products. But I am gushing about Grush. Grush is so much more than … Continue reading

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Gum Gardening

Spring has sprung and my garden needs tending. Every day I see the weeds popping up. It’s amazing to me how fast things that I don’t want in my garden grow. Really it’s the same with teeth. Every day we … Continue reading

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Foamy

Self.com has an article that I mostly agree with about oral hygiene. You can check it out with this link. http://www.self.com/wellness/health/2015/12/ways-brushing-your-teeth-wrong/ As both of my readers will certainly know I do not agree with their assertion that people should floss. … Continue reading

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Hoda & Kathy Lee

http://www.today.com/video/how-long-should-you-brush-teeth-for-517170755848 The link above is a clip of a Kathy Lee and Hoda Show in which they talk about how much time it takes to properly brush your teeth. While Hoda and Kathy Lee getting the word out that, “Australian … Continue reading

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Sugar & Baloney!

Misleading information abounds on the internet. Check out this opening line from an article on QZ.com, “Modern dental hygiene would have been quite unnecessary for ancient Romans living in Pompeii, as research has revealed that they had impressively healthy teeth” http://qz.com/516672/ancient-romans-had-no-need-for-dentists-because-of-one-food-they-didnt-eat/?utm_source=YPL. Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s & Gum Disease

Holy cow, if healthy teeth and gums that last a lifetime isn’t enough reason to practice good oral hygiene this certainly would tip the scale for me. It seems that the bacteria involved in periodontal or gum disease, P. gingivalis, is also … Continue reading

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Knees & Oral Hygiene

“A woman in Wisconsin got a nasty bacterial infection in her knee, but the infection’s source was an unexpected culprit: her vigorous tooth-flossing regimen” http://www.livescience.com/51953-flossing-knee-replacement-bacteria-infection.html. What!? Actually I’m not surprised. A few years ago we had to make sure those … Continue reading

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