Tagged: teeth

How do cigarettes affect the body?

Cigarettes aren’t good for us. That’s hardly news — we’ve known about the dangers of smoking for decades. But how exactly do cigarettes harm us, and can our bodies recover if we stop? Krishna...

How hard candies are made

The process that turns ordinary, granulated table sugar into solid, glassy, hard candy is as dynamic on a molecular level as it is captivating to watch on an observable scale. As a dry ingredient,...

Fellatio prosthetic

Instead of treating disease and restoring normal function to the mouth, Taiwanese artist Kuang-Yi Ku imagines dentists enhancing it along one particular line, the act of performing fellatio. To do this, he created retainers...

Living as an adult baby

As an ‘adult baby’, Jess (21-year-old from Florida) likes to wear nappies, drink from bottles and ‘regress’ back to her infancy. A sexual abuse survivor, Jess, who lives with her 24-year-old boyfriend, David, says that regressing...

Street dentists in India

Starring Pushkar Singh as Doc-Junior and Pyara Singh as Doc-Senior. For 80 Rupees Only! Get your Treatment Now! Tooth and Gum Disease Dental caries result from bacterial action that gradually demineralizes enamel and underlying dentin. Decay...

Toothpaste Tips and Myths

Anti-cavity: This claim is pretty cut and dried—and trustworthy. If toothpaste contains fluoride, it helps prevent cavities by several mechanisms, including remineralizing tooth enamel so it can be more resistant to the acid produced...