Category: News/Technology

Des Moines Dentist Warns Chocolate Lovers to Prepare for a Shortage

With Halloween just a few days away, your sweet tooth may already be in overdrive. Trick-or-treating is intended for children, but many adults partake as much (or even more) in their candy fixes. If chocolate concoctions are your personal favorites when it comes to sweet treats, you may have to make some adjustments in the… Read more »

Des Moines Dentist on Oral Health: Nature vs. Nurture

Genetics can play a large role in a number of health factors. Awareness of a predisposition to certain health ailments allows people to tailor their lifestyle accordingly. For example, an individual from a family with a history of heart problems will likely make an attempt to live a heart-healthy life and engage in a regular… Read more »

Recruiting for the War on Tooth Decay

Throughout recorded human history, we have tried to fight off the most common disease among mankind—tooth decay. The earliest known evidence was discovered in a Neolithic graveyard in Pakistan. Remains that dated back to 7,000 BC included molars (back teeth) with near-perfect holes carved out of them. The method of extracting decayed or diseased tooth… Read more »