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Why is salt water the best mouth rinse for dental surgery aftercare?

Salt water mouth rinse reduces inflammation and swelling after dental surgery.

The mystery of the Tooth Fairy - origins and traditions

Who is the Tooth Fairy and what does she do with our lost teeth? The history of the tooth fairy can be traced to an 18th-century French fairy-tale called Petite Souris.

Best teeth jokes and quotes

Funny jokes and quotes about teeth and dentists

Do vapor and electronic cigarettes harm my teeth and gums?

Regardless of how it is delivered, nicotine is harmful for your mouth, teeth, and gums. It reduces blood flow and deprives the gums of crucial oxygen and nutrients.

Should dentists place a thyroid shield apron when taking dental x-rays?

Lead aprons are used as a protective shield to the thyroid gland and reproductive organs when taking radiographs in everyday dentistry.

Dental practices around the world accepting Dentacoin and cryptocurrency

A list of the dental practices and dentists by countries accepting Dentacoin and cryptocurrencies

Dentacoin - the dental cryptocurrency

Dentacoin (DCN) is a decentralized blockchain cryptocurrency designed for the dental niche. It is an Ethereum-based token that cannot be mined. Currently there are 325,226,613,094 Dentacoins.

Why have a root canal treatment on a baby tooth and not extract the tooth?

You should always opt out to save your child's baby tooth and ensure the adult teeth will erupt on the correct place in the right time.

Trench mouth - acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis (ANUG)

Trench mouth is also known as Vincent stomatitis or acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis - ANUG. It is an acute inflammation of the gums caused by bacteria. It has a sudden start and is characterized by swollen, painful and bleeding gums and ulcers on the attached gingiva.

What is the difference between hyperdontia, hypodontia, oligodontia and anodontia?

Hyperdontia is having supernumerary (extra) teeth. Hypodontia is having less teeth than normal. Oligodontia is missing 6 or more teeth. Anodontia is a dental condition of having no teeth at all.

Facial exercises - face yoga and facial fitness

Face yoga involves facial exercises of the entire face, scalp and neck. In simple words it is a natural face lift - work out for the facial muscles aiming at keeping the muscle tone.

What is Boil and Bite Mouthguard?

Bite and boil mouthguard, also known as boil-and-bite splint, is a protective intraoral appliance that covers the teeth and gums.

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