Do you regularly chomp on ice when you’re sipping a cold drink or absentmindedly crunch on a few cubes when you’re stressed? Learn why this habit can lead to a variety of dental issues.
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Neti Pots Explained: How the Device Helps Clear Your Nasal Passages
Learn how to use a neti pot, a teapot-like contraption that can relieve sinus pressure, rinse your nasal passages and remove excessive mucus.
The Hard Facts About Fluoride
Fluoride is found in most water sources and has the power to strengthen your teeth to prevent decay. But why are some people afraid of it? A dentist explains.
Here’s Why You Should Be Using an Electric Toothbrush
Do electric toothbrushes do a better job of cleaning your teeth than manual toothbrushes? Turns out, yes. But if an electric toothbrush isn’t in your cards right now, a manual toothbrush will still do a great job. Here are considerations.
Does Your Child Snore? These Could Be the Reasons Why
Is childhood snoring a cause for concern? Here’s what to know if your child sounds like a chainsaw at night.
Stop a Nosebleed in 6 Steps
Feeling panicked over a nosebleed? As nervous as it might make you feel, a nosebleed in most cases should go away on its own. But you don’t want to make matters worse either, so here’s some do’s and don’ts when stopping a bleeding nose.
How To Minimize Your Reaction to Allergy Shots
Although allergic reactions are usually mild, taking your meds and avoiding exercise can help. An allergist explains why you can have an allergic reaction to allergy shots.
Why You Should Add a Water Flosser to Your Oral Health Routine
Water flossers can remove plaque and food debris that brushing and flossing miss. Just don’t swap a water flosser for traditional floss — both are best for optimal dental hygiene.
How Often Should You Brush Your Teeth?
As your baseline, you should brush your teeth for two minutes, twice a day, but there’s more to consider for optimal dental health.
How To Get Rid of Cavities: Do Home Remedies Work?
Oil pulling and chewing sugar-free gum are sometimes billed as home remedies for cavity removal. An expert weighs in on why these won’t help your aching tooth.