Nail biting can be harmful to your teeth
Nail biting can be a difficult habit to give up, but if you do not give up, your dental health may suffer much more than your manicure.
According to the Academy of General Dentistry, children or adults who chew nails can fracture, chip or wear their anterior teeth because of the stress caused by the habit. And those using orthodontic appliances create an even greater risk of root resorption (a root shortening) or dental loss, as the appliances already expose the teeth to increased pressure.
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In the research published in a leading scientific journal, the Journal Pediatrics , less than 1% of the total of 2,505 children who participated in the study, consulted for the first time a dentist when they were one year old, and less than 2% visited a dentist for the first time when they were 2 years of age.
A study carried out by Unesp (AESP), which has been used in the past few years, has been shown to be ineffective against dengue mosquitoes. Universidade Estadual Paulista) in Botucatu revealed that house repellents, such as citronella candle, are not very effective against the mosquito
The research had the voluntary collaboration of several medical students , who placed the arm inside a cage with female dengue mosquitoes, the only ones that sting. The results showed that repellents such as androba, clove, citronella and soybean oil had little effective repellency degree. compared to industrial repellents.