WE TRIED THE WATERPIK SIDEKICK AND HERE’S WHAT HAPPENED
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I’ve been a big fan of Waterpik since I had my braces taken off a few decades ago. But I had one stuck under my sink for years and it was so big and cumbersome, that it rarely saw the light of day.
Enter the newest Waterpik Sidekick Flosser which is a huge step up. First of all, it’s literally a third of the size and so compact that you can take it with you anywhere or hide it in your desk drawer. It has its own discreet little charcoal gray zippered pouch and is even TSA-friendly. The new model also comes in your choice of 3 colors; white, rose gold and black.
Thankfully, this model doesn’t take up the kind of room of earlier renditions, so it fits easily on your sink counter top or b
BLEACHOREXIA: NOTHING TO SMILE AT
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What does a cup of tea, red wine, brightly colored popsicles and blueberries have in common? They all stain your teeth! Many things you do on a daily basis can cause your teethÂ to take on a darker, yellow or aged-looking appearance which is why so many of us count on whitening procedures to keep our pearly whites white.
A big, beautiful white-toothed grin can greatly improve your appearance, take years off your looks, boost your self-confidence and help you make a killer first impression but you have to know when enough is enough. When it comes to tooth whitening — like everything else — some people take it way too far. Dentists have coined the term “bleachorexia” for those who take
MEET DR. TIMOTHY CHASE â€“ SMILESNY CO-FOUNDER
For more than 17 years, New York City dentist Dr. Timothy Chase has been practicing cosmetic and restorative dentistry with an emphasis on natural tooth preservation and oral health. After earning his Doctor of Dental Medicine from Boston University, he completed a general practice residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center and is himself a dedicated educator, having held faculty positions at New York University Dental School and Spear Advanced Dental Education Center in Scottsdale, Arizona. Dr. Chase remains on the forefront of advances in restorative and cosmetic dentistry and is also a prominent figure in the media – his expert advice has been featured in numerous fashion and bea
MEET DR. SUSANNE COHEN – CO-FOUNDER OF SMARTMOUTH
Susanne Cohen is a dental professional who creates products to freshen, brighten and cleanse the teeth and mouth. She began her career as a dentist, but in 1991 left private practice to follow her passion for developing dental products. In 1996, she co-founded Triumph Pharmaceuticals Inc. with her parents Dr. Marvin Cohen and Charlotte Cohen. Together they created and launched SmartMouth, a one of a kind mouth wash formulated to provide 12 hours of fresh breath. Read on for a few of Dr. Cohenâ€™s secrets to keeping your breath and smile fresh.
How does good oral hygiene contribute to overall health and beauty?
While often overlooked, good oral hygiene is a c