The Correlation Between Anxiety and Teeth Grinding

Do You Have Anxiety and Grind Your Teeth? What is Anxiety? Do you find yourself constantly worrying and stressing about life situations? Everyone experiences stress at some point during their lifetime, but in some cases, there’s a bigger underlying issue behind their stress. Anxiety affects about 40 million adults in the United States every year. […]

Toothbrush progression

History of Toothbrushing

Toothbrushing Dates Back More Than 4,000 Years Toothbrushing is essential to maintaining good oral health. Brushing our teeth removes the plaque build up from the foods we eat and prevents tooth decay. Since a variety of factors can cause tooth decay, even our ancestors found ways to preserve their oral health. Research has found that […]

Healthy Mouth, Healthy Mind?

  “All areas in his life were being negatively affected, and to my horrific dismay, even his teeth were deteriorating!” recalled practicing dental hygienist Lisa Stillman in RHD Magazine. Stillman’s son was diagnosed with schizophrenia at 19-years old. Her son is just one of many individuals with a severe mental illness (SMI) that will face […]

The Stinky Truth About Queen Elizabeth I

There are various items in modern day society that the innovation and convenience of go greatly under appreciated. Have you ever stopped to wonder what it would be like if there was not a man to come by and pick up your garbage once a week? How about a toilet that flushes or paper towels? […]

Sugar can wreak havoc on your dental health.

America’s Sugar Addiction & Its Effect on Oral Health

Meet Larry Hammons, a Kentucky native that has a serious infatuation with soda. Larry is barely 18 years old, yet needs 26 of his remaining teeth to be extracted and replaced with dentures.   “As a kid, I was never worried about my teeth and I would take a pop everywhere I went,” Larry recalls […]