April 25, 2014

dental health


  • Teeth Grinding
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    Teeth Grinding

    by Berkeley Wellness

    If you grind your teeth at night, can you use an over-the-counter mouth guard? Or, is a pricey customized guard a must?

  • Floss Before or After Brushing?
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    Floss Before or After Brushing?

    by Berkeley Wellness

    According to the Canadian Dental Association, brushing after flossing is more effective for preventing tooth decay and gum disease. What does the American Dental Association recommend?

  • Mercury in Dental Amalgam
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    Mercury in Dental Amalgam

    by John Swartzberg, M.D.

    Dental amalgam is a mixture of copper, silver, tin and zinc with mercury added for strength and durability. This last component never ceases to raise concerns about consumer health.