The Great American Smokeout: Day 1 on the Path to a Tobacco-Free Future
For the 43rd annual Great American Smokeout® on Thursday, November 15, 2018, the event takes on a new theme: "Day 1," reflecting the event's evolution from quitting for the day to the recognition...
Dentistry of the Carolinas East Charlotte Patient Reviews
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Ancient Teeth Reveal Clues to Why More People Are Right-Handed
Where are all the lefties?
Low-carb diet better when it includes more vegetables, nuts
People who cut back on carbohydrates may end up increasing their risk of premature death if they load their plates with meat and cheese instead of vegetables and nuts, a US study suggests.
While previous research has linked low-carbohydrate diets to better success with short-term weight loss and...
Toothbrush Holders: Do’s and Don’ts for a Clean Brush
The inside of your toothbrush holder is a little-known germ breeding ground. Twice a day or more, your soggy toothbrush re-enters the toothbrush holder
Old germs at the bottom of the container scrape the toothbrush, smearing contamination all over. With its dark, damp inside, it’s no wonder 64% of toothbrush holders carry yeast and mold.
If possible, we recommend brushing at least 6 feet away from your toilet. It’s easier to manage germs on and around your toothbrush when you’re aware of germ hiding places like these.
• Use your own toothbrush holders – don’t share!
• Brush only at the sink. Shower water can spread germs from the showerhead to your mouth.
• Wash your hands before brushing.
• Brush for TWO minutes with toothpaste.
• Rinse your toothbrush to remove food…
Two-word answers: British teeth vs. American teeth
Q: Do the British really have worse teeth than Americans?