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Here’s What Happens If You Don’t Brush Your Teeth

Brush Your Teeth

You’re likely aware that brushing and flossing are essential for preventing plaque and tartar buildup, reducing the risk of periodontal (gum) disease. However, what might not be as widely known is the extensive impact of good oral hygiene on your overall health. What happens when you don’t brush your teeth can lead to not only oral issues such […]

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How Green Are Your Teeth?

Green

In the face of the escalating global waste crisis, where millions of toothbrushes end up in landfills annually, SURI has emerged as an innovator of sustainable practice in the dental care industry and going green. The London-based toothbrush brand recently announced a successful $7.5 million in a Series A funding round, underlining investor confidence in […]

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Why Good Dental Hygiene Is Important Beyond Your Teeth

Dental Hygiene

Taking care of your dental hygiene can do more than prevent cavities.  According to Dr. Martinna Bertolini, an assistant professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease and more have been linked to dental health. The same bacteria that causes problems in oral cavities, and are typically only found in […]

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Dentist Shares 3 Times You Should Not Brush Your Teeth

When to Brush

A dentist’s TikTok video has gone viral, advising when it’s best to hold off on brushing your teeth, contrary to instinct. Dr Shaadi Manouchehri, clinical director at Smart Dental Aesthetics and director at the London School of Facial Esthetics, created a stir by suggesting avoiding brushing after certain events, like vomiting, sparking a conversation online […]

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Straightening teeth? AI Can Help

AI

A new tool being developed by the University of Copenhagen and 3Shape will help orthodontists correctly fit braces onto teeth. Using AI and virtual patients, the tool predicts how teeth will move, so as to ensure that braces are neither too loose nor too tight. Many of us remember the feeling of having our braces regularly […]

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Are Kids Getting More Cavities?

Kid Cavities

The Care Quest Institute for Oral Health reports that “early childhood caries remains the most common, preventable infectious disease among children in the United States.”Every year during the month, I visit preschools and kindergartens to get kids excited about brushing, cleaning in between their teeth, making healthy choices with what they eat and drink, and visiting the […]

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