aren’t just for breakfast anymore. According
to researchers at Pace University, grapefruit extract in
toothpaste can help kill oral viruses. The researchers also
noted that adding aloe, zinc and grapefruit extract to mouthwashes
and toothpaste kills viruses in the oral cavity and thus
eliminates their passage into the body.
you ever wished that your dentist would turn up the music
while he/she is drilling your tooth? The American
Dental Association recommends that patients listen to music
in the dentist’s office as a form of distraction.
A combination of music and an anesthetic during dental procedures
can reduce the patient’s blood pressure and pulse
rate more than an anesthetic alone. It has also been noted
that patients who listen to music at the dentist office
tend to have lower levels of stress-related hormones. Many
dentists are aware of this anxiety-reliever and provide
their patients with headphones.
• The term
"indentured servant" has a story behind it.
In the colonial days, debtors were shipped from Europe to
America to work as servants. Instead of signing a contract,
they sealed their agreement by leaving their dental imprint