Archives for July 2012

Teach Me How To Brushy Viral Video

The Oregon Dental Association has created a viral video sensation with "Teach Me How To Brushy". This video public service announcement is aimed at getting kids excited about brushing and flossing -- something we all know is tough to do. The short kid-centric hip hop video uses the tune of "Teach … [Read more...]

18 Million People Have Sleep Apnea – Are You One Of Them?

An estimated 18 million Americans have sleep apnea - the same number of people who have diabetes or asthma. Of those 18 million people only 10% have been diagnosed. What is sleep apnea and is it really serious? Obstructive sleep apnea is a disorder that causes stoppages in breathing while you … [Read more...]

Prevention Saves Dental Treatment Costs

It has been estimated that for every dollar spent on prevention there is a four-dollar savings in dental treatment costs. That seems to be a pretty good return on your investment plus having a healthy mouth can improve your overall health! While most Americans  visit the dentist every year there … [Read more...]

Imagine No More Cavities!

Imagine your children growing up without cavities! Imagine adults avoiding dental decay! This could be in our future based on new research findings. Scientists from Yale and the University of Chile have discovered a molecule that kills the bacteria that cause tooth decay. The bacteria called … [Read more...]

Searching For A Whiter Smile In A Toothpaste Tube?

The advertisements make it sound like a white, bright smile can be found in a simple tube of toothpaste. In reality whitening toothpastes usually cost  more than plain old fluoride pastes and while the ads say we are getting a special product, what does the extra money really buy us? An … [Read more...]