10Feb, 2017

6 Ways to Make Your Mouth Extra Kissable for Valentine’s Day

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From the “Kiss Me” messages on tiny candy hearts to romantic songs on the radio, a kiss is probably on your list this Valentine’s Day. Before cozying up to your loved one this year, make sure your mouth is in good health because, as it turns out, a kiss is more than just a kiss. Kissing stimulates saliva, which can help fight cavities. However, if the person you’re kissing has poor dental and overall health, you run the risk of getting unwanted germs, illnesses or diseases instead of candy, flowers […]
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1Feb, 2017

Sweet-Tooth Nation: US Can’t Kick Soda Habit

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Soda habits among kids and adults in the U.S. are still going strong: About two-thirds of children and half of adults report drinking at one least one sugar-sweetened beverage a day, two new reports find. One report focused on children and teens ages 2 to 19; it found that 63 percent of youth in the U.S. reported drinking at least one sugary drink a day from 2011 to 2014. The other report focused on adults in the U.S.; it found that 49 percent said they drank at least one sugar-sweetened beverage a […]
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