19 July 2016
Toothpastes today claim to offer a wide range of benefits, ranging from sensitivity relief to tartar control. However, many people are unsure which of these benefits they really need. If you're overwhelmed by the selection of toothpastes currently available, use this guide to cut through the marketing and understand what you really need to look for in a toothpaste. Cavity Protection The most basic benefit that a toothpaste should provide is protection against cavities.
30 June 2016
If you search online for teeth whitening home remedies, you'll find a variety of methods that claim to naturally brighten your smile. Unfortunately, many of these remedies are completely useless and some could even put your dental health at risk. Here are three of the most popular teeth whitening tips that circulate online, along with explanations of why you shouldn't try them at home. 1. Lemon Juice and Baking Soda
14 June 2016
Coconut oil is considered to be one of the most beneficial alternative health remedies. This oil has properties that are very useful in oral hygiene terms, and people often pull coconut oil to improve their oral hygiene and whiten their teeth. If you don't fancy swishing a spoon of oil around your mouth every day, you may be considering the easier option of brushing your teeth with coconut oil. What are the pros and cons?
26 May 2016
A cup of coffee followed by a puff of nicotine may sound like the perfect way to kick-start the day for some people. Cigarettes have an abundance of nicotine while coffee is rich in caffeine, both of which are stimulants. However, combining cigarettes and coffee can have some not-so-pleasant effects. This article explains three of these possible effects for the benefit of cigarette smokers who also have a close relationship with caffeine.
12 May 2016
Dentists can do remarkable things these days. Teeth that have been lost due to periodontal disease or due to an accident can be replaced with dental implants that look and operate just as natural teeth would. Having said that, there's no substitute for a set of healthy, natural teeth that last for a lifetime. Paediatric dentistry is a vital component for ensuring that your children's teeth develop properly and remain healthy, so those regular checkups are essential.
21 April 2016
With new adult braces, you can expect your mouth to feel quite different. As a result, you will need to change your dietary habits for the first few weeks as you get accustomed to your new adult braces. Here are three suggestions on the best types of foods to eat during the first several days after getting braces. Go for a smoothie Smoothies are an excellent option for a tasty meal in a glass, providing convenient, healthy diet option.
23 March 2016
As a dairy product, milk plays a vital role in your child's growth and development. Milk is high in calcium and helps build strong bones and healthy teeth. Unfortunately, parents may find that their children stop wanting to drink milk once they get older, preferring to drink juices and sodas. You may, however, be able to get some milk into your children if you allow them to drink flavoured varieties. But what are the pros and cons for their teeth?