Tag Archives: oral health habits

Why Avoid Energy And Sports Drinks? (Infographic)

It’s no surprise that sugary drinks aren’t good for your health. What may be surprising, however, is just how much sugar is in those supposedly healthy beverages. Sports drinks that promise to replenish electrolytes after a hard workout often contain 6-8 teaspoons of sugar per serving. Energy drinks are even worse, often with as much […]

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Can Red Wine Help Fight Oral Cancer

Can Red Wine Help Prevent Oral Cancer?

Does red wine help fight and prevent oral cancer? Maybe. A recent blog post on The Huffington Post references a 2011 research that a substance called resveratrol—an anti-oxidant found in red grapes, wine, peanuts, plums and other plants—can make tumor cells more sensitive to chemotherapy. According to Subash D. Gupta, Ph.D. and his colleagues, cancer cells […]

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National Tooth Fairy Day

February 28, 2012 is National Tooth Fairy Day. Here in America, the most popular tradition related to the Tooth Fairy involves having children who lose a tooth, hide them under their pillow at night. The next morning the Tooth Fairy leaves a surprise in exchange for the baby tooth. Legends and traditions about the loss […]

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