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Dental myths busted

These days we are presented with a vast assortment of information related to our health and well-being through social media and search engines. This month we examine the most common dental myths that we encounter here at Bite Dental Studios and give you our honest opinion on what we think...

Toothbrush storage

Though it may seem more hygienic (and even a bit more civilized), to slide a nice little cover on your toothbrush after brushing your teeth, it actually is not a healthy practice. Moisture gets trapped within the toothbrush cap, keeps your toothbrush bristles from drying out and promotes bacterial growth....

Cracks at the corners of your mouth

Cracking at the corners of the mouth is an irritating problem seen frequently by both dentists and dermatologists. This condition is referred to by many names, the most common of which is angular cheilitis. Not surprisingly, angular cheilitis seems similar to many other mouth illnesses, which leads people to improperly...

Floss your teeth for healthy knees

Do your knees hurt from arthritis? Well this just may be another reason for pulling that silly string out of the bathroom drawer! Here\'s another link in the connection between periodontitis and poor general health. Researchers in the United States recently published a study showing that gum bacteria can migrate...

It's contagious! How to control tooth decay and keep it from spreading

Have you ever watched a nasty cold or flu spread like wildfire? You\'ve witnessed the force of a contagion. Yet, even that flu is not as contagious as the world\'s number-one infectious disease—tooth decay! That\'s right, tooth decay, followed closely by gum disease, are the most prevalent infectious diseases in...