Category Archives: Free Radicals

Does Teeth Whitening Hurt my Oral Health?

According to MSNBC, tooth whitening is the “No. 1 requested cosmetic service today.”  The tooth whitening industry has expanded by leaps and bounds in the past 10 years, as dentists have begun to offer cutting-edge whitening treatments and over-the-counter options … Continue reading

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Do I Have Gingivitis?

“Do I have gingivitis?” Between dental scare tactics and the advertising push surrounding popular dental projects, this question has no doubt crossed your mind more than once. Here’s how to tell: Red or inflamed gums: If the gums are visibly … Continue reading

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What Are Free Radicals?

In biology, senescence is the state or process of ageing. Cellular senescence is a phenomenon where isolated cells demonstrate a limited ability to divide in culture (the Hayflick Limit, discovered by Leonard Hayflick in 1961), while organismal senescence is the … Continue reading

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