4 Reasons to See a Dentist About Your Toothache Even If Money Is Tight
30 June 2016
When you are going through tough financial times, you may try to put off as many expenses as possible until you get back on your feet. However, waiting until your next pay packet comes in before you address a toothache could have disastrous consequences. Here are four reasons to book a dental appointment right away, even if you're trying to save money.
1. Delaying Could Lead to Higher Costs
When your tooth starts hurting, it could be a sign that decay is progressing from the tooth enamel to the sensitive inner parts of the tooth.
Are You Brushing Your Teeth Correctly? 5 Common Mistakes that People Make
15 June 2016
You may think you're on top of your game when it comes to caring for your teeth; after all, you floss, you brush at least twice a day -- and yet your dentist still has quibbles when you go for your regular checkups. So, what gives? Well, there is a chance that you are not brushing your teeth properly. It sounds crazy, but ask your dentist; many of us, despite our best intentions, just don't brush our teeth right.
The Lowdown on Oil Pulling for Dental Health
26 May 2016
You may have heard of the latest oil pulling craze, which promises whiter teeth and healthier gums. But does oil pulling really make your mouth healthier? Can you use it as an alternative to dentists? Read on to get the lowdown on this latest sensation.
What Is Oil Pulling?
Oil pulling involves you taking a small mouthful of food-based oil and swishing it around your mouth and through your teeth for 10 - 20 minutes a day before spitting it out.
Braced For Impact: Choosing Ceramic Braces For Orthodontic Correction In Older People
12 May 2016
The idea of wearing braces as an adult can be an embarrassing one, putting many people off having orthodontic treatment that could significantly their oral health and quality of life. However, adults who wear braces do not necessarily have to endure the unsightly metal equipment that most brace-wearing children endure -- in many cases, ceramic braces can be used to minimise visual impact while providing the guidance and readjustment your teeth need.