Welcome to Tooth Be Known!

Our mission is to educate you about dentistry in order to alleviate your fears, help you communicate with your dentist better, and get a healthier mouth. We will also be bringing you information on new developments and technologies in dentistry.

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We will be relying on you to focus our topics in our future episodes on what you want to know about. We also need your feedback on what we are doing right or what we might really be screwing up. Please send us your questions and suggestions to info@ToothBeKnown.com.

Episode 4 – Whiter Teeth in Just 32:04

Put down the whiteout–we’ll tell you what to do to get your teeth looking their whitest. But first, Dr. Edwards gripes about alternative health gurus who act like they have a secret about avoiding cavities and dishes on terminator bacteria. Good terminator bacteria that is.

Show Notes

Dental Tech: SMaRT Replacement Therapy

http://www.onibiopharma.com/smart.html

Word of the Day: Enamel

The outer layer of a tooth which has properties similar to glass. It is strong when compressed, but very weak when flexed. This is the part of the tooth which responds the most during the whitening process.

Whitening Techniques

  • What sorts of things discolor your teeth
  • What to do before you whiten your teeth
  • Systems: OTC, mall kiosks, and professional systems
  • What to expect

E-mail

Should my 5 year boy old be flossing? I have enough trouble getting him
to brush and I figured you don’t need to worry too much about baby
teeth. Am I right?

Thanks.

Tim from Cumming, GA

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Episode 3 – Kids Have Grills Too

Thanks for coming back!  In this episode we answer the most common questions we get about baby teeth (including why they are important).  We also bring you news on whether the Tooth Fairy will be filing Chapter 11, and tell you where to get your very own stem cells.

Show Notes

Tooth Fairy Report

http://www.webmd.com/parenting/news/20090304/recession_affects_tooth_fairy_payouts

Word of the Day: Eruption Cyst

A cyst (fluid-filled sac) that often forms over or around an erupting adult tooth. It is often bluish in color and will typically “pop” on its own as the adult tooth continues to erupt. Typically, no treatment is necessary.

Common Questions About Kids’ Teeth

  • When do kids start to get their teeth?
  • When should kids start brushing their teeth and when should they start using toothpaste?
  • Are baby teeth really that important?
  • At what age should kids see the dentist?
  • Are pacifiers ok?
  • At what age do kids lose their teeth?
  • Why are the adult teeth more yellow than the baby teeth?

Dental Tech: Stem Cells

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Episode 3 is around the corner.

Episode 3 has been slightly delayed, but it will be well worth it.

We are happy to announce that we are now on iTunes, Podcast.com, and Podcastalley.com.  In addition to subscribing to the podcast from our website, you can find us at those locations also.

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