Archive for May, 2015

National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month

Allergy– A reaction to things like pollen, animals, food, medication, or topical agents. Symptoms of allergies include: watery eyes, stuffy nose, skin rash, hives or anaphylactic shock. Asthma– A lung disease which makes breathing difficult. Symptoms include: coughing, wheezing, tightness in the chest and shortness of breath. Asthma can be hereditary and things like grass, […]

Is Water Flossing an Alternative to String Flossing?

Growing up as a kid I always saw my grandmother flossing with some “weird device” that spat water through her teeth. I never really knew what it was until I entered the Dental field. This method is called water flossing. To this day, water flossing is controversial in the dental field. Even though water flossers […]