Save your baby teeth.

By Kelsi Matylewicz/Benco Dental Social Media Intern Scientists, from The University of Bradford and Durham University in England, may have discovered that by examining baby teeth, they can better predict the health risks children will face as they age. The researchers began by analyzing teeth from victims of the Irish Potato Famine. According to the Huffington Post, “The researchers […]

Shark Week shenanigans, dental-style

According to, the number of teeth a shark grows and uses during its lifetime can be extensive – some sharks use more than 30,000 teeth in their lifetime. That’s roughly 937 times the number of teeth the average human has! Perhaps because dentists find an affinity for their dentition, Shark Week provides an opportunity for dentists to […]

Will the fanny pack make a comeback?

Who’s to say? But modern men might be seeking them, or larger dopp kits, at the very least.

The reason: somewhere to stash their new grooming gadgets.

Wall Street Journal’s Steve Garbarino, once a young self-proclaimed “ChapStick man” recently (at age 50) shared his first-person foray into the expansive selection of  “technological beauty breakthroughs.”

Teeth took top billing.

Among the products he discussed is none other than the Edison Award@-winning GLO Brilliant Personal Teeth Whitening Device. (First year for the Edison’s dental category, as featured in Incisal Edge dental lifestyle mag.)

‘Pout’-o-matic Lip-Perfecting System. HairMax LaserBand. Bliss ‘Pore’-fector Gadget Skincare Device —  Garbarino gave them all a whirl,  a buzz, or a beep.

“What in the bee’s wax happened to me, a guy who has always cast a skeptical eye on men’s beautifying and grooming products and who cringes at the mere mention of words such as balmsalve and exfoliate?” quipped the columnist.

2015_JuneJuly_WhiteningFlyer 1For his humorous – and informative – take on technology’s slide into men’s grooming rituals, read on:

And for those ready to investigate the powers of whitening, find more options in Benco Dental’s latest offering: WhitenUp:





Science needs your bacteria

Bad breath? Cavities? Gum Disease? Learn about the 700 kinds of bacteria in your mouth. This The uBiome Team pitch on crowdfunding site poses questions such as “Why do some people get cavities and not others? What causes bad breath?” in the hopes that curious folk inspired by science will support its research with the purchase of a […]