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.
Does Apple Cider Vinegar Damage Your Tooth Enamel?
21 April 2016
If you're looking for an alternative tooth whitening remedy, you may have come across apple cider vinegar as an option. Using this vinegar as a homemade toothpaste or mouthwash is considered to be a natural way to remove some stains from your teeth which may make them look whiter. While apple cider vinegar may help whiten your teeth, this vinegar may also have some harmful effects. How does apple cider vinegar work on your teeth and will it damage your tooth enamel?
Frightened Child? 4 Tricks To Eliminate Your Toddler's Fear Of Visiting A Dentist
23 March 2016
A visit to the dentist is enough to scare kids, especially if your toddler associates a dental visit with perceived pain. Dental procedures are sometimes time consuming, requiring your children to sit for long hours, while dealing with the stress of multiple unknown people in the room. If your kids associate dental visits and pain together, then you're in for a challenge in your quest to take them to the dentist.