Archive for May, 2019

Tooth Fairy Ideas and Planning

As a parent, you have a big job. Once your not-so-little one turns five years old, you should be prepared to begin your duties as the Tooth Fairy. In the United States, it is common to leave money under the pillow when your child loses a tooth. Have some fun with it and get creative, […]

Is Gum Disease Contagious and How Do I Prevent It?

Gum disease, or periodontitis, is much more common than you may think. To put it in perspective, one out of two American adults over the age of thirty have some form of gum disease according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That’s 64.7 million Americans. Now, you might be concerned and asking yourself, […]

What are the Oil Pulling Side Effects?

Interestingly enough, oil pulling has roots in ancient India as a traditional remedy that could cure over thirty diseases in the body, not just the mouth. Due to the millions of microorganisms and bacteria that live in the mouth, it is believed that the mouth is a “mirror” to the body’s overall health. What is […]