5 Myths About Your Teeth to Stop Believing Now

While our days of hating the dentist are over (now we happen to love that squeaky-clean feeling), some of those old wives’ tales and half-truths our parents used to scare us into good oral hygiene still remain in our heads. Some of it is harmless, but other dental myths could actually be leading you down the path to poor checkups with serious repercussions down the road. To debunk these long-standing myths we called in two top dentists—Dr. Irwin Smigel, president of the ASDA and creator of Supersmile, and Dr. Alokh Persha, dental expert and implant surgeon at Malo Smiles Advanced Dentistry. Scroll through for a dose of dental reality!