Oil pulling for Oral health

Is it a fad or fact?

Archive for August, 2014

Oil Pulling for Oral Health: Fad or Fact?

An alternative health practice called oil pulling has recently caught the nation’s attention, as it claims to cleanse and heal not only the mouth but the entire body of disease. The practice, which originated in India thousands of years ago, involves swishing sunflower, coconut, sesame or olive oil around in the mouth every morning (using… Read more

What to Do if You Fracture a Tooth (and Other Dental Emergencies)

Accidents happen — whether it’s because of an aggressive sports activity, a car collision or a slippery staircase, facial injuries are sometimes unavoidable and can fracture, break, displace or knock out a tooth. A group of dental associations, including the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, recognizes April as National Facial Protection Month. Here… Read more