Anyone who has worn them knows that there are certain foods to avoid with braces, but those new to them may not know what you can’t eat with braces. Here’s a handy guide to what you can’t eat with wires: Sticky and Chewy Though it’s hard to resist tossing your favorite caramels or Starbursts into […]
Best Bites for Braces-Wearers: What Not To Eat
The Inventor of Cotton Candy was Actually a Dentist
Airy spun sugar, cotton candy—AKA Fairy floss—is a pink, fluffy cloud that kids’ dreams are made of. But who invented cotton candy? Surprisingly, the inventor of cotton candy was actually a dentist! In 1897 William Morrison teamed up with Tennessee candy maker, John Wharton, to create the concoction. The duo premiered cotton candy in 1908 […]
Are X-rays Safe During Pregnancy?
Dental X-rays are extremely safe, emitting one of the lowest amounts of radiation—comparable to that of a short airplane flight. But what if you’re expecting? Is it safe to get X-rays while pregnant? No single X-ray produces enough radiation exposure to harm a developing fetus, according to the American College of Radiology. And they are safe […]