Weak Teeth: Prevention and Causes

Weak Teeth: Prevention and Causes

Weak teeth are extremely inconvenient. When it comes to our dental health – most of us know which foods aren’t the best for our teeth, but we still consume the sweet, sugary, sticky, delicious treats anyway! That is totally fine, as long as we brush and floss and rinse and do the necessary ablutions after. […]

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Identifying and treating oral cancer

Identifying and treating oral cancer

There are many medical conditions that can destroy the mouth and the most devastating of the group is arguably oral cancer. Oral cancer, or mouth cancer, is one of several types of cancers grouped in a category called head and neck cancers. Mouth cancer and other head and neck cancers are often treated similarly, Mayo […]

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How to prevent dry mouth while sleeping

How to prevent dry mouth while sleeping

Dry mouth is not only uncomfortable but can also be a sign of the state of your general oral health. Luckily, it may be treated with small lifestyle changes and seldom requires medical treatment. Causes of dry mouth at night The most common cause of dry mouth is the slow or low production of saliva, […]

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Teeth whitening treatments you can try at home

Teeth whitening treatments you can try at home

Every year, billions are spent on teeth whitening products, whether it is professionally done or at-home whitening products. The product choice is so vast that unfortunately many of these products have unsafe, possibly lethal chemical bleach as an ingredient.  Fortunately, there are teeth whitening options available that are both natural and safe to use. You […]

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Three sports that are extremely dangerous (for your teeth)

Three sports that are extremely dangerous (for your teeth)

Participating in high-impact competitive sports puts athletes at increased risk of facial injury. It isn’t uncommon to see an athlete with missing teeth. All sportspeople must be equipped with the proper protective headgear (and other measures) before they engage in games and tournaments. Without these precautions, the injuries they sustain could be devastating. Although injuries […]

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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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