Fluoride: myths & facts

Fluoride: myths & facts

Adding the chemical fluoride to public drinking water supplies in South Africa is a preventative measure to reduce the risk of dental decay among citizens who don’t use fluoride toothpaste. According to H2O International, which advocates household water purification to remove excess bacteria, heavy metals and chemicals such as fluoride, South African municipal water is […]

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What kind of toothpaste should you be using?

What kind of toothpaste should you be using?

Choosing the proper type of toothpaste is very important. There are loads of options that take care of your particular needs; teeth whitening, sensitive teeth care, cavity-fighting and more.  “When looking for toothpaste, you’ll find they make various claims about cavity protection, gingivitis, plaque, sensitivity, tartar, whitening and breath-freshening,” dentist Nathan Janowicz DMD, told Cleveland Clinic. […]

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Five dental trends that could harm you

Five dental trends that could harm you

Dental trends are a huge part of the surge of life hacks and Insta-trends online. Your oral health may be at risk, especially if you’re following the advice of an uninformed celebrity endorsement. The social media hype is intriguing, but always take your dental advice from an oral health professional.  Now, of course, these celebs […]

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