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About Sharon Boyd

Sharon has been a Texas Registered Dental Hygienist since 2001. In 2011 she began a career as a dental educator and writer, using her experience and education in the dental field to share information with patients and peers around the globe. In her spare time she enjoys running and has completed 2 marathons so far this year.
19 06, 2017

Why You Shouldn’t Be Too Quick to Jump on The Charcoal Train

By | June 19th, 2017|

Charcoal Train charcoal train Charcoal – it's everywhere. Beauty gurus started putting it on their face in gummy homemade face masks and now it's catching on as a tooth-whitening treatment. Just because charcoal is promoted as the latest and greatest thing for your smile [...]

1 06, 2017

Celebrities are No Strangers to Jokes About Teeth

By | June 1st, 2017|

If celebrities can’t get through life without having their teeth made fun of, it can be discouraging to those of us who share a few of the same physical smile characteristics. Take Omarosa Manigault and Rylan Clark-Neal as a couple of examples. The TV personalities [...]

24 05, 2017

USA Today Asks: “What Would Happen if You Didn’t Smile?”

By | May 24th, 2017|

In a recent publication at USA Today, dermatologists were asked what would happen to a person’s skin if they didn't smile. The train of thought was that if you’re not scrunching your skin together, you could potential avoid the risk of things like “smile lines” [...]

17 05, 2017

What are DIY Braces and Are They Safe?

By | May 17th, 2017|

If you’ve been on YouTube anytime lately, you’ve probably spotted videos on the subject of DIY braces. Yes…being your own orthodontist, right in your home. Unfortunately, a lot of these DIY channels encourage some pretty risky ideas. For instance, some “DIY experts” recommend using small [...]

3 05, 2017

Green Hygiene: 4 Ways to Make Your Routine a Little Greener

By | May 3rd, 2017|

Did you know that you can show our planet a little love at the same time you care for your teeth? While it can be difficult to find completely green products that effectively keep your mouth healthy, these tips will help you strike a caring [...]