Advances in Orthodontics: Then & Now

Braces are so standard today that they seem to be an initiation into young adulthood for most adolescents. But, fixing teeth is not a new process by any means. In fact, braces date back to antiquity. Hippocrates and Aristotle both philosophized about straightening...

Is Vaping Bad for Your Oral Health?

It is well-known that smoking cigarettes and other tobacco products can lead to gum disease, oral cancer, and inflammation – but, what about e-cigarettes? Vaping has become a national trend, and because vapes do not contain tobacco, they have been touted as a...

A Brief Guide to Electric Toothbrushes

Never buy a toothbrush based solely on the “fact” that it’s been recommended by “nine out of ten dentists.” The tenth dentist would probably tell you that misleading marketing claims should not factor into your decision when shopping for a toothbrush. Even if the...