Blog Posts Categorized: Fun Facts



June 5th, 2017
Orthodontics through the ages

Orthodontics feels like a fairly modern invention, but in fact the desire to straighten teeth and correct bites stretches back to ancient times. Unearthed mummies have shown evidence of metal bands wrapped around teeth, while catgut is believed to have been used to close dental gaps. As far back as 300 BCE, Hippocrates and Aristotle… Read more »

May 30th, 2017
Gift ideas to keep graduates smiling

Headed to a graduation party this season? The graduate probably doesn’t need another laundry basket or daily planner—but most college students could use a little help with their oral health. Incoming college freshmen have likely relied on their parents to make dental appointments in the past and may not be very proactive in making their… Read more »

April 11th, 2017
What would you do if your teeth never stopped growing?

A chat with the Easter Bunny about bunny teeth By Leah Kinney, RDH, MS   Have you ever wondered how animals take care of their teeth? As spring begins to take root, I sat down to chat with the Easter Bunny to learn how she keeps her teeth healthy throughout the year. Did you know… Read more »

April 5th, 2017
Tooth Terms

Dental professionals have a vocabulary all their own! Each week we pick out some our favorite tooth terms to explain on Twitter. Have you been following along? Check out some of the tooth terms below: Crown: A dental crown is a full coverage dental restoration which completely “caps” or encircles a tooth, covering most of… Read more »

March 13th, 2017
March Mascot Mouth Madness!
March 9th, 2017
Tooth Myths