Plaque and Health: Part 1 – What is Plaque?

What is Plaque? Plaque is a harmful coating that is constantly being produced in the mouth, an ideal environment for the growth of bacteria.  (Saliva helps maintain the pH range and also provides nutrients to feed bacteria.) According to Dr. Phillip B. Marsh in BMC Oral Health, plaque is a community of microorganisms known as a […]

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Ionic Toothbrush Infographic: Best Toothbrush

Everything carries either a positive or negative charge. Plaque has a negative charge, while our teeth have a positive charge, which is why it’s so hard to remove. Manual and electronic toothbrushes inefficiently rely on friction to remove plaque. DrTung’s Ionic Toothbrush, however, makes the teeth let go of plaque, like turning off a magnet. For […]

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Keep Flossing: It Isn’t If You Should Floss, It’s How You Floss

Recently, the Associated Press reported that due to lack of research, flossing isn’t necessary and therefore had been removed from federal government dietary guidelines as of last year. However, a lack of research does not equate to the effectiveness of flossing.  Flossing is difficult to study per federal regulations as they require evidence be obtained via […]

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