Manual vs. Electric toothbrushes

Manual vs. Electric toothbrushes

We’ve all seen the commercials for power toothbrushes, usually featuring scenes of seemingly impenetrable plaque being scrubbed away with little effort. But is the electric toothbrush all it’s cracked up to be? Does it really clean your teeth better than manual...
How to Avoid Toothbrush Abrasion

How to Avoid Toothbrush Abrasion

Our team at Adelson Institute will tell you brushing on a regular basis is critical for a healthy mouth, but you can definitely overdo a good thing. Known as “toothbrush abrasion,” over brushing can lead to sensitive teeth and receding gums, not to mention the wearing...
Chewing Gum Good For Your Teeth?

Chewing Gum Good For Your Teeth?

In fact, chewing gum is good for your teeth! There have been quite a few studies done on the topic, and some do show that chewing gum can have an indirect positive effect on your teeth. Gum stimulates production of saliva which is a natural buffering agent that washes...