Julia Willcox

Julia Willcox

Based in New York, Julia has an educational background in biology and a passion for science and healthcare. Given this background, she hopes to be able to communicate relevant news and information in these fields in an engaging and clear way to reach a wider audience. Julia feels that readily accessible and accurate information on topics in healthcare in particular can be hard to come by, and seeks to bridge that gap through her writing.
The Ultimate Guide to Colgate Optic White Pen: Reviews and Insights

The Ultimate Guide to Colgate Optic White Pen: Reviews and Insights

There are a variety of products that are marketed for teeth whitening. One of these products’ most common and popular categories is teeth whitening pens. Within this category are numerous competitors, one of which is the Colgate teeth whitening pen- a product that has the advantage of bearing the name of a widely recognized dental […]

Updated on April 10, 2024
How to Fix a Broken Retainer

How to Fix a Broken Retainer

If you find yourself with a cracked retainer, avoid the urge to embark on DIY repairs and follow these crucial steps for proper care: Remove the retainer: If you are wearing the retainer take it out handling it with care to prevent further complications.  Store in a safe container: After removing it, place the retainer […]

Updated on March 25, 2024
Best Orthodontic Insurance Options of 2024

Best Orthodontic Insurance Options of 2024

Orthodontic treatment can help countless people increase their confidence and achieve the smile of their dreams. In the past, metal braces were the go-to option for orthodontic treatment, but other options, including invisible braces and clear aligners, are increasing in popularity. The downside to most forms of orthodontic treatment is the high cost- which is […]

Updated on April 12, 2024
Types of Retainers: Hawley vs Essix vs Vivera

Types of Retainers: Hawley vs Essix vs Vivera

Once patients have completed an orthodontic treatment plan and achieved their desired results, it can be easy to think that the work is done. However, there is still one more important step to ensure the longevity of their new smiles- choosing and wearing a retainer. There are three main types of retainers available: Hawley retainers, […]

Updated on March 15, 2024
Guardian Dental Insurance: Does it Cover Invisible Aligners?

Guardian Dental Insurance: Does it Cover Invisible Aligners?

Dental insurance is available as standalone plans and can also be found combined with general medical insurance. Many companies will provide their employees with dental coverage, but it can also be purchased as an individual plan. Dental insurance can help cover a variety of costs, including routine teeth cleanings, exams, and imaging. Beyond these more […]

Updated on April 12, 2024
Teeth Bonding vs Veneers: Analyzing the Pros and Cons

Teeth Bonding vs Veneers: Analyzing the Pros and Cons

Teeth bonding and veneers are both effective ways of improving the appearance of the teeth following damage to the natural teeth. Tooth damage can have a variety of causes, with two of the most common being oral disease or an acute injury. While both teeth bonding and veneers are great solutions for teeth damage, each […]

Updated on February 23, 2023