Chewing your cheeks, chomping your pen or gnawing your nails are all bad biting habits. Some more serious than others, body-focused repetitive behaviors (BFRBs) are disorders that cause people to repeatedly touch their body. These are the 3 most common biting habits: • Nail … [Read more...]
CAVITIES: Bad Luck or Bad Behavior?
When it comes to cavities, is bad luck or bad behavior to blame? Oral health experts agree—it’s a little of both. … [Read more...]
5 Times You Shouldn’t Brush
Is it possible to overdo a good thing*? Like eating too many cookies or getting too much sleep, oral hygiene is no exception. Here are 5 times when brushing your teeth isn’t such a good idea. *For the record, we think brushing your teeth is a GREAT thing. … [Read more...]
Smoke-Free Smiles: 4 Reasons to Quit
Smoking is for chimneys, imaginary dragons, and serious barbecue. If you aren’t any of those things — and we’re pretty sure you’re not — you should reconsider your tobacco-filled habits. As you already know, years of research prove how harmful smoking is to our health. From … [Read more...]