Your Health For Tag "cavity causing bacteria"

  • Talk to Your Teen about Oral Health
    Feb. 4, 2014

    Talk to Your Teen about Oral Health

    Children’s Oral Health

    No matter what the topic is, sitting down with your teen can get formal and awkward. Good thing you know that no matter how awkward the conversation, it is for their own good. Your teen may drive you crazy sometimes, but reinforcing good oral health habits is a must. Teens are at high risk for... More »

  • Are Cavity Proof Teeth in Your Future?
    Nov. 5, 2013

    Are Cavity Proof Teeth in Your Future?

    General oral health

    Teeth may someday be cavity proof. Researchers from Yale University and the University of Santiago, Chile, have found a molecule that will kill certain bacteria in the mouth, effectively ending cavities. This revolutionary product is being called Keep 32 in honor of the 32 teeth in a human mouth – and the idea that you... More »

  • Soft Teeth Myth Dispelled
    Jun. 25, 2013

    Soft Teeth Myth Dispelled

    General oral health

    I'm sure you’ve heard of the “soft teeth” myth. People all around the world have blamed their cavities on a genetic disposition of weak teeth. The idea is that you can't control the number of cavities you have because your mom and dad and countless relatives have teeth prone to destruction. This is a MYTH.... More »