What is dry socket?

What is dry socket?

Having your teeth extracted isn’t exactly a pleasant experience. With the right dentist, it can certainly be an easy process, but some pain is always expected, especially in the healing process. However, there is a limit on how much pain should be present, especially after a few days have passed.  If your pain persists, or […]

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How to soothe a teething baby

How to soothe a teething baby

The teething process is difficult for babies because the new teeth actually push through the previously unbroken gums, which is quite painful. But, the teething phase is also notoriously difficult for parents.  It can be really frustrating to not be able to soothe your child, especially when you are also exhausted (from the very little […]

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What parents should know about permanent teeth

What parents should know about permanent teeth

Children start shedding their baby teeth from around six years old, and this will continue for some kids until their early teens. Losing your milk teeth and then getting your permanent set are an expected, although sometimes uncomfortable part of life. When the milk teeth emerge in babies, they experience loads of pain and other […]

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Mouthwash: When and how to use it

Mouthwash: When and how to use it

Mouthwash seems to be the lesser utilised friend of the oral hygiene routine. But, like flossing, it is a very useful step to integrate into your daily ablutions to ensure that you reach every intricate crevice inside your mouth. Germs and bacteria hide in the nooks and crannies that cannot be reached using a conventional […]

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Interesting uses for toothpaste

Interesting uses for toothpaste

Toothpaste is a pretty self-explanatory product (it is in the name), but did you know it can clean more than your mouth? Toothpaste is the number one product used on life hack videos for anything from cleaning old jewellery to removing scuff marks from shoes. And the list continues.  Mouth Okay, so we would be […]

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