Foods that are bad for your teeth

Foods that are bad for your teeth

Taking care of our teeth is a lifelong endeavour. Tooth decay can happen at any time for loads of reasons – one bein having a plaque with bacteria that feed on the sugar added to your diet. As a result, cavities form, allowing acid from metabolising sugar to dissolve your tooth structure.  Some foods contribute […]

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The pros and cons of diet drinks

The pros and cons of diet drinks

Diet drinks and dental health, do they go together? The short answer is no. The long answer is also no. The low-calorie alternatives to iconic fizzy, sugar-laden drinks were created for those struggling to lose weight – but who do not want to give up their favourite fizz. According to Northern Trails, Dental Care calorie-obsessed […]

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Can turmeric whiten your teeth?

Can turmeric whiten your teeth?

Bright orange-yellow with a peppery, spicy flavour, turmeric is a critical ingredient in curries and yellow, savoury rice. The question is; can turmeric, with its intense colour, actually whiten teeth or does long-term use of the spice stain your teeth instead? Recently turmeric has gained traction as a natural health super supplement with benefits for […]

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Pencil in these important appointments!

Pencil in these important appointments!

Besides seeing your dentist for a dental check-up twice a year, there are other reasons to make dental appointments. A routine teeth cleaning is common, but pre-empting possible issues could decrease and even prevent dental problems.  According to the Dentist of Keller, dental appointments aren’t prioritised, and not many people make it a habit to visit […]

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Revitalise your smile in 2022!

Revitalise your smile in 2022!

The New Year is a few days away, and what better way to start it than with a revitalised smile and tips on how to maintain that goal?  Of course, your resolutions can include many self-care options, such as exercising more or taking on a new hobby, but where’s the harm in doing something special […]

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The dangers of teeth whitening products

The dangers of teeth whitening products

Teeth whitening is a very popular cosmetic procedure – so popular, in fact, that around 90% of patients have either had it done, or inquired about it. The procedure is best undertaken by a dentist, or by a dental hygienist under guidance from a dentist. Self-bleaching or home kits can be dangerous. Using a bleaching […]

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Are you grinding your teeth?

Are you grinding your teeth?

Stress, anxiety or sleep disruption are all conditions that lead to teeth grinding and jaw clenching during sleep or while awake.  Most people aren’t aware that they have nocturnal or awake bruxism, which is what the condition is known as, says the NHS. Teeth grinding and jaw clenching have loads of causes. Besides stress, anxiety or […]

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Tips to brush your teeth properly.

Tips to brush your teeth properly.

We have to brush our teeth every day – twice a day. But, we all know that sometimes we skip out on that second round of scrubbing the pearly whites. Either we are too tired or aren’t quite sure if we are done eating for the day. But, dentists all agree that cleaning your mouth […]

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