Posts tagged "teeth"

A Toothy Gift For The Mom Who Has Everything

What mother doesn't need a child's tooth cast in metal dangling from her ears or hanging around her neck? Kim Kovel made a gold version of the first tooth her son lost and wore it as a good luck charm. When people asked her about it, she decided to start custom-making them for other…
By: Catherine Strawn / May 7, 2010

Get Pearly Whites With Burt’s Bees

With a cult following, Burt's Bees products are already found in most beauty lovers' makeup cases and vanities, but here's another reason to appreciate the storied brand. In addition to caring for your lips, face, body, and hair, the company wants to make sure you have good oral health as well. Their new natural toothpaste…
By: Bianca Posterli / February 17, 2010

White Wine—Not Red—Is Apparently Horrible For Your Teeth

First the bad news: Opting for white wine over red is not the answer to saving your pearly whites, says a recent study by the British Dental Association. White wine is far more acidic than its red sister, and high amounts of acid wear down tooth enamel. If you're a regular sipper of Chardonnay,…
By: Leonora Epstein / October 21, 2009

A Toothy Necklace For A Whiter Smile

This advertisement is supposed to have us believe that if you chew HappyDent baking soda gum, your teeth will become whiter, brighter, and, oh, so much better. How does the company choose to convey this message? Frankly, I don't know that selling us ladies on this product by way of a necklace made of huma…
By: Susannah Breslin / August 19, 2009

Facelifts, Highlights, And Other Beauty Treatments You Shouldn’t Skimp On

Times are tough and women are looking for ways to cut back. We at The Frisky are determined to bring you the best budget beauty out there, but we are also not going to lie to you: some things you just can't skimp on. You may never notice the difference between a CoverGirl and a…
By: Ali Jawin / June 4, 2009

The Last 31 Days Of 2008: Start Flossing

Dental hygiene is important, people. If you don't wash your face for a while, you might sprout a few zits. Those go away in time. If you stop brushing your teeth, they might fall out. Tooth loss is forever. Use the next 21 days to develop a habit that will keep your chompers in business.
By: Catherine Strawn / December 10, 2008

Quick Pic: Hilary Duff’s Chicklet Teeth Are Back

I thought she got those chompers replaced with something more modestly sized? [New York City, 11/16/08]…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 17, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: Mario Lopez, A “Barracuda” Brawl, Michael Phelps, And The Fish & Wildlife Service

Mario Lopez was named "2008 Male Celebrity Smile of the Year" by Dear Doctor: Dentistry & Oral Health magazine. [Cityfile]…
By: Catherine Strawn / September 5, 2008

Slideshow: Quirky Celebrity Smiles!

Just because you're a rich and famous celebrity doesn't mean you'll spend thousands on the perfect smile (well, unless you're Hilary Duff, who spent thousands on a freakishly huge one). After the jump, nine of our favorite celebrities and the wacky smiles that are part of their charm.
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 30, 2008

Birth A Kid, Lose A Tooth

If you're planning on having children, please promise that you'll continue to brush your teeth and visit your dentist twice a year. Researchers at NYU and Yale examined data on 2,635 U.S. women, and they found that across all socioeconomic groups, women with children had fewer teeth than women without children. Among those in the…
By: Catherine Strawn / May 29, 2008

Crave: A DVD To Sink Your Teeth Into

Teeth, out on DVD today, is a movie about a girl whose vagina is a little special. She's got a little thing called "vagina dentata", which means her coochie bites. Literally. Anyway, you might think this film would be an utter crapfest, but it's not -- at all. The star, Jess Weixler, won the Sundance…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 6, 2008

America: Mouth To Shining Mouth

A good-looking guy can approach you with a manly swagger, but if his smile is busted, game over. And no amount of alcohol can make you feel good about frenching a mouth full of rotten nubbin teeth. Sorry, Austin Powers. So where’s a girl to go? According to Men’s Health, the best bites are i…
By: Simcha / April 24, 2008
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