The 8 Best New Oral Care Products in 2021

Finding the right dental-health product for your needs can be tough. When it comes to taking care of your teeth, there are a ton of products that clean, whiten, and kick bad breath to the curb. But unlike applying a soothing sheet mask, sometimes finding and dealing with all of the toothbrushes, toothpaste, whitening treatments, […]


Dental practices led record health care job losses in April but are already bouncing back this month

Dr. Paul Giotopoulos of Quaker Ridge Dental Source: Dr. Paul Giotopoulos of Quaker Ridge Dental The health care sector lost a record 1.4 million jobs in April led by more than half a million job cuts at dentist offices according to the Labor Department, as the coronavirus pandemic kept most non-emergency health care services on […]

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Dental surgeons urge England’s schools to go sugar-free

Dental surgeons are calling for the government in England to encourage all schools to go sugar-free in a bid to combat tooth decay. They say it is essential to cut sugar in school meals to tackle a condition affecting a quarter of five-year-olds. Dentists also want more supervised teeth-brushing in schools and guidelines on healthy […]


Dental Work During Pregnancy: Is It Safe?

Is dental work during pregnancy safe? Answer From Roger W. Harms, M.D. Dental treatment can be done at any time during pregnancy. However, the best time to perform elective dental treatment during pregnancy is in the second trimester, weeks 14 through 20. By this time, the development of the fetal organs is complete and the […]


Oral Health: Brush Up on Dental Care Basics

Your smile depends on simple dental care habits, such as brushing and flossing. But are you using the right techniques? Follow these steps to protect your oral health. Brushing for oral health Oral health begins with clean teeth. Keeping the area where your teeth meet your gums clean can prevent gum disease, while keeping your […]


Diabetes and Dental Care: Guide to a Healthy Mouth

When you have diabetes, high blood sugar can take a toll on your entire body—including your teeth and gums. The good news? Prevention is in your hands. Learn what you're up against, and then take charge of your dental health. Cavities and gum disease Whether you have type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes, managing […]