Category: Health

Going Gluten-Free

Francesca R., journalist

In an Italian household, deciding to go gluten-free was going to be hard. However, given my allergy to wheat, it was probably going to be a good idea. Much like how people who are lactose intolerant are notorious for consuming dairy, I was an avid lover of bread and pasta. The idea of going gluten-free was entirely preposterous to me. But a doctor suggested that it would be a good idea in order to help my seasonal allergies, as well as possibly improve my sleep and performance in athletic activities, so I decided to give it a shot. 

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Odontogenesis: Developmental Process of Human Teeth

Alexandra Hoethke., editor

Odontogenesis is the developmental process of teeth. Teeth undergo a specific developmental process that enables them to develop within the human gums fully. Within the general operation of odontogenesis are distinct developmental stages. The stages in which the teeth develop are initiation, bud, cap, bell, apposition, maturation, root formation, and eruption. (John Giunta, 1:33-3:49) Teeth development begins in the fetus stage of human development. During this stage, the tissue in the gums forms around the teeth. After this process, the teeth start to perpetuate through the gums. This stage occurs after birth. Consequently, the development of human teeth further advances as the human body grows and develops. (John Giunta, 0:04-0:32)

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