When a 72-year-old man from the UK went to the emergency room after having trouble swallowing solid food, he got a diagnosis that he likely wasn't expecting to hear: His dentures were actually lodged in his voice box. ...
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Dakota Johnson's Fans Are Freaking Out About Her Teeth—and It's Proof You Really Do Need to Wear Your Retainers Forever
It's been a few days since the internet began mourning recently closed tooth gap—and in the face of rumors that the actress had dental work done, Dakota came clean about what really happened to her signature smile. ...
Activated charcoal is the buzzy health ingredient of the moment, showing up in everything from supplements to pressed juices to . And now, it's also made its way to the oral care aisle, with brands like Curaprox and Twin Lotus marketing versions of activated charcoal toothpaste that claim to clean and whiten teeth and...
An Atlantic story has been generating buzz lately for warning that carbonated water can be bad for your teeth. We knew that soda can rot your teeth. But seltzer?! It's the perfect soda alternative–same pleasant fizz sans all the sugar and sweeteners, and just as hydrating as plain old H2O. ...
Problem drug may improve memoryThe drug erythropoietin has had a tough time recently. It's been in the news for athletic doping scandals, a stepped up warning for cancer patients, and possible overuse in people undergoing kidney dialysis. Now there’s some good news about the genetically engineered version of a natural hormone that spurs the...
The next time you have a cavity, you may want to weigh your filling options carefully. New research from the University of Georgia suggests that dental fillings made of amalgam—a mixture of mercury, silver, and other metals—can contribute to elevated mercury levels in the body. ...
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