Entries by Miko Nkungula

Christmas Foods to Avoid for Fresh Breath

  By: Capitol Hill Times   🎉 The holidays bring lots of good food, drink, and socializing, but sometimes the conversations may be short due to what you’re eating. Dr. Harold Katz, developer of the TheraBreath line of oral products and widely recognized as “America’s Bad Breath Doctor” says there are certain holiday foods to avoid […]

Why do our kids have tooth decay?

  By: Alvin Danenberg, DDS, DrBicuspid.com    DYK that the primary reasons our kids have tooth decay and gum disease are because of nutritional deficiencies? Some of the top causes related to this issue are acidic and sugary drinks, compromised gut bacteria, and a sedentary lifestyle. 👩🏾‍⚕️ Worried about your kids? DrBicuspid has some advice! The Oral Surgery […]

DIY braces? Orthodontists say to think twice before straightening your teeth solo

By: Joanna Clay, University of Southern California; Medical Xpress   👩🏽‍⚕️ Are you considering straightening your teeth through DIY braces? If so, you might want to check out this article via Medical Xpress – Medical and Health News before jumping into the decision! The Oral Surgery DC Team   A couple of years ago, the story of a college student 3-D […]

How can boosting Your Vitamin And Mineral Intake Protect Your Smile?

  By: Lucy Wyndham, Dental News   According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 47.2% of American adults have some form of periodontal disease. But with the right vitamin and mineral consumption and effective dental care, the nation’s tooth decay could be significantly improved. The Oral Surgery DC Team   A steady dose of fluoride Fluoride is […]

7 Soft Recipe Ideas Dental Patients Often Overlook

  By: Anna Medaris Miller, US News   Distract yourself from pain – and expedite healing – by getting creative in the kitchen. Here are some soft food ideas from USNews! The Oral Surgery DC Team   RX: Soft foods As if getting your wisdom teeth out, your tonsils removed or your mouth otherwise manipulated, injured or […]

When Should I Have my Wisdom Teeth Removed?

By: Consumer Guide to Dentistry    Wisdom teeth removal is a common oral surgery, but as is the case with tonsils, their removal is not always necessary. This begs the obvious question: When should wisdom teeth be removed? Learn more! The Oral Surgery DC Team   Wisdom teeth — also referred to as third molars — are […]

How Seniors Can Prevent Tooth Loss?

By Lucy Wyndham, Dental News   You may have noticed that tooth loss is very common during aging, but are there ways you can do to prevent it? Tips shared by Dental News! The Oral Surgery DC Team   Sadly, about 27% of seniors over the age of 65 have no remaining teeth, as per […]