Is One Kind of Power Toothbrush Better Than Another?

Is One Kind of Power Toothbrush Better Than Another?

It’s been several years since we looked at the issue of whether electric toothbrushes are better than manual ones for controlling plaque. The early evidence suggested they were, and research since then continues to favor power brushes. Even so, the fanciest, most...
Your Gums, Your Lungs, Your Heart

Your Gums, Your Lungs, Your Heart

One common reason you hear from people about why they don’t floss is that it makes their gums bleed. Yet those bleeding gums are actually a sign that they should be flossing more. They’re a telltale sign of gum disease. Not only does this raise the risk of eventually...
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