The Dental Blog of Bradely J. Olson, DDS

Smile prevails in facial esthetics.

The August Journal of the American Dental Association had an article by Virna Patusco, et al that looked at facial esthetics realtive to overall attractiveness. Here is the abstract: Abstract Background The aim of this study was to assess whether scores assigned to the eyes, nose, mouth, and chin regions work as predictors of full […]


ADA Seal Of Acceptance Marks Safe Toothpaste Products. In an article about why consumers should avoid fluoride-free toothpaste, Healthline (8/16) quoted American Dental Association spokesman Matthew Messina, DDS, as saying, “I tell all my patients to look for a toothpaste that has earned the ADA Seal of Acceptance. If a product has the ADA seal, […]

Dry Mouth

Bad Breath May Stem From Dry Mouth, Dental Health Problems. Redbook (8/3, Lefave) stated that bad breath may stem from dry mouth, gum disease, or other oral health problems, according to Dr. Alice Boghosian, a spokesperson for the American Dental Association. The article advised seeing a dentist to rule out and address oral health problems, […]