Tag Archives: oral hygiene

Death Breath

I learned two new words this weekend, “putrescine” and “cadaverine”.  These are both chemicals that make dead bodies smell bad. What I learned this weekend is that they are also two of the culprits in bad breath. I found this … Continue reading

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Blizzident

“Blizzident is the new tailored toothbrush. It automatically cleans all teeth perfectly – always.” This is the claim made by the website that promotes this interesting new dental device.  They go on to claim that, “By just biting and grinding, a dense field of tailored … Continue reading

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Bristles Are Better

Bristles do it better is right! Above you can see an image of the space in between two back teeth. You can see the floss wrapped around the tooth on the left, and how the floss is missing much of … Continue reading

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Forget Floss

Periodontal/gum disease is a big problem. According to a, Dentistry Today October 2012 headline, “Nearly Half of US Adults Have Some Level of Periodontitis”. I’m not surprised, we see it every day in the dental office, and I see it … Continue reading

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BUtterfield 8

I was sad to see that Liz Taylor died this past weekend. She was fabulous. No one was more beautiful. Natalie Wood IMHO might have approached that level of beauty, but Natalie didn’t have violet eyes. I remember watching BUtterfield … Continue reading

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