The History Of April Fool’s Day

On this day in 1700, English pranksters begin popularizing the annual tradition of April Fools’ Day by playing practical jokes on each other. Although the day, also called All Fools’ Day, has been celebrated for several centuries by different cul...


Importance of Vitamin D for Your Teeth

Teeth play an extremely important role in the health of the human body. It has recently been discovered that tooth decay can actually lead to heart problems and even cause death, if the infected matter finds its way into the bloodstream. It is for th...


6 Unusual Household Uses For Mouthwash

LISTERINE® was first developed in 1879 by Dr. Joseph Lawrence as an antiseptic for use in surgical procedures. It was then marketed to pharmacies for oral care after studies found that it killed mouth bacteria, but the antiseptic does more than tha...


Eat All Of Your Easter Candy At Once?!?

Ever feel guilty for binging on too many sugary sweets in one sitting? Well, thanks to science, now you can feel at least a little better about it. Accepting the fact that eating a ton of candy isn’t good for you, it turns out that eating it al...


Celery To The Rescue!

Raw vegetables like carrots and celery, and leafy greens like lettuce allow your teeth to practice their grinding action, so chewing on these fibrous foods gives good resistance to your teeth. These crunchy veggies are also full of water, which can m...


The Inevitability of Yellow Teeth

Q. Why do teeth turn yellow with age? Is there any way to prevent it? A. Besides the cumulative effect of the many external causes of tooth discoloration over a lifetime, there are at least two structural changes that make teeth more likely to appear...


The Vernal Equinox for 2016

The March equinox signals the beginning of spring in the Northern Hemisphere – earliest spring since 1896 – and autumn in the Southern Hemisphere. It marks that special moment when the sun crosses the celestial equator going from south to north. ...


World Oral Health Day 2016

What is WOHD? World Oral Health Day (WOHD) is celebrated every year on 20 March. It is an international day to celebrate the benefits of a healthy mouth and to promote worldwide awareness of the issues around oral health and the importance of oral hy...



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