Plus, what to do if your tooth is accidentally knocked out.
At Professor Wellbody's Academy of Health & Wellness, we understand there's only one thing harder than making healthy behavior changes: Sticking to them! We all need a little help from our friends, and that's the purpose of the Wellbody Blog, a friendly online gathering spot--a community well--where you can dip into health news; wellness tips; recipes; latest research about nutrition, exercise, sleep and hygiene; plus, real stories from virtual neighbors who are also trying to change their lives for the better. Start from wherever you are; share ideas, information, inspiration. At Pacific Science Center, we believe each of us can do something everyday to improve our health and well-being.
It’s never too late to improve your dental health. Until, that is, it’s too late.
Death by dental abscess is rare in the developed world, yet it happens. And severe dental decay can trigger dental infections which, untreated, lead to sinus infections, brain abscesses and blocked airways.
(Guess which group is bigger: the percentage of people who resolve to floss daily? Or the percentage who say they never make New Year's resolutions? Click here to find out and keep reading for healthy tooth tips.)