Why is sugar bad for my teeth?

Why is sugar bad for my teeth?

Sugar may be a sweet little treat in your tea or as part of a delectable dessert every once in a while, but it is not a harmless indulgence.  Sugar has far-reaching health implications for people who have various illnesses. High-sugar diets can happen quickly. There is literally added sugar in everything! Blood glucose levels […]

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Can you stop receding gums?

Can you stop receding gums?

Receding gums are very common. It is a dental problem that affects thousands of people. It occurs gradually. Gum recession is usually the symptom of a larger, more serious problem. It is linked to a large selection of diseases.  Do I have it? The first sign of gum recession is usually tooth sensitivity. You may also […]

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Do I really need mouthwash?

Do I really need mouthwash?

Do I really need mouthwash? Whether mouthwash is necessary is not as straightforward as just saying yes or no – experts and sources are split on the answer. Westend Dental says that it is a helpful addition to a daily oral hygiene routine for some people. It is vital to brush your teeth twice a […]

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Swollen Gums? Here’s what you can do

Swollen Gums? Here’s what you can do

There are loads of reasons people suffer from sore, uncomfortable and swollen gums. Gums are very sensitive. They are the pinkish, red fleshy parts inside of our mouths through which our teeth protrude. Gums are important when it comes to oral health. Our gums are made of firm tissue. The tissue, which is filled with […]

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Is chewing ice bad for you?

Is chewing ice bad for you?

chewing ice can be a very refreshing summer ‘snack’. The crunch is addictive to some people. Also, patients with certain medical conditions like low-iron and PICA (a disorder in which people, most pregnant women, grave non-food items) enjoy the feeling of crushing the ice between their teeth.   But we all love ice. Ice cubes floating […]

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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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Five tips to healthy baby teeth

Five tips to healthy baby teeth

Healthy baby teeth are essential! Baby smiles with open-mouth gummy joy or one or two-tooth mirth are genuinely an uplifting sight to behold. Nobody can resist the charm of a friendly, happy baby!  Cute as all the smiles are, as soon as your baby starts teething, it is time to take care of his or […]

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