How late nights give teenagers rotten teeth: 'Night owls' four times more likely to require fillings because they don't brush before going to sleep
Teens who go to bed after their parents are less likely to brush their teeth. Night owls also tend to skip breakfast and then turn to sugary snacks later in the day, making the problem worse.
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Why Taking a Selfie While Brushing Your Teeth Could Be Good for You
Teeth have been big news lately. First, there was the issue of whether flossing really helps lower the risk for tooth decay and gingivitis.
And now, questions about how often we really need to get dental X-rays have made the news.
The bottom line is that, clinically, these are complex issues that can’t easily be reduced to a simple soundbite.
Maybe it’s time to take a step back and talk about something ...