Great Athletes, Terrible Teeth

Research has shown that exercise lowers the risk of gum disease and supports good oral health. You’d think professional athletes would have pretty healthy mouths, right? Think again. A new study in the Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports shows a much higher incidence of tooth erosion among triathletes. What’s more, those who …

Pennsatucky’s New Teeth

***Spoiler alert*** Of course we binge-watched the new season of Orange Is the New Black as soon as it was released a couple weeks ago. For one, it is, in fact, that good. But we also had to learn the fate of Pennsatucky’s teeth – or what remained of them after she’d been Piper-pummeled. And …

“Perfect” Teeth de Rigueur?

While non-celebs may covet the kind of straight, blindingly white teeth they see in ads, tabloid pics and elsewhere in the mediaverse, plenty of stars stick with the natural look – for better or worse – even making it their trademark. Here’s a gang of 7, selected by Slate: Clearly, peroxide, veneers and other cosmetic …