11Mar, 2016

Five Reasons to Brush Your Teeth You Might Not Know

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Brushing teeth, backed by flossing and use of a mouthwash on a regular basis are the most important steps in taking care of your oral hygiene. Some people choose to skip brushing not because they don’t care but because they are not aware of the problems that could stem from not doing so. Here are five reasons that will probably change your mind for good: PREVENT HEART ATTACK: Now that we have your attention, yes, not brushing your teeth could over time lead to heart problems. Bacteria and plaque cause […]
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26Feb, 2016

To Mouthwash, or Not to Mouthwash

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There is no debate over whether you should brush and floss your teeth daily or not, but the situation isn’t as clear-cut when it comes to mouthwash. Some people use it regularly because they love the taste, but you have to be mindful about using mouthwash and how it affects your dental health. So, to mouthwash, or not to mouthwash? Let’s look at both sides of the picture: Pros Mouthwash has been known to reduce the risk of cavities. Mouthwash contains fluoride which ensures your teeth are properly mineralized and […]
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4Feb, 2016

Sodas and Their Impact on Your Teeth

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Sodas are addictive. There is no doubt about it. This is why you see people around you all the time gulping down soda. The ads for soda may make you think that you will get magical powers after you drink it but that is hardly the case. In fact, there is little, if anything good about it. Sodas are loaded with sugars and are acidic in nature. In addition to weight gain, soda can harm your teeth. Yes, the enamel on your teeth will not withstand a constant intake of […]
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20Jan, 2016

Dental Care Resolutions for the New Year

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The New Year is already here! Now, you might have put losing weight and getting healthier on your list of resolutions, but don’t ignore your dental health. It has now been proven that proper dental hygiene can have a positive impact on your overall health. So, it is a good idea to put some dental care resolutions on your list for 2016. Here are a few you can consider: Start with the most basic of all dental care tips: brush twice a day and floss once, at least. As long […]
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13Jan, 2016

5 Benefits of Flossing Daily

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You probably know that brushing your teeth twice a day is important for optimal dental hygiene. What most people don’t know is that flossing daily is equally beneficial. In fact, ask your dentist and he/she will recommend it. Of course, it can be a pain to floss daily, what with the risk of bleeding gums and prying out food debris, but the benefits are numerous. To settle the argument, here’s a look at 5 benefits of flossing daily: There are some areas your toothbrush cannot reach. Food can get stuck […]
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22Dec, 2015

An Apple a Day Keeps the Dentist Away

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‘An apple a day keeps the doctor away’ is among the oldest clichés going around. People have been using it for centuries, but does it really apply? Well, apples are healthy and can help prevent a host of illnesses so the saying is probably true. But did you know that apples can also help you keep the dentist away? Yes, it may sound strange but eating a fruit bits of which can get stuck in your teeth and eventually lead to buildup of bacteria can help keep your dental health […]
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2Dec, 2015

Does Your Toothbrush Matter? How to Choose the Right One

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With the wide variety of options available on the market, choosing a toothbrush which suits your need is becoming more difficult. If you watch the ads for the leading toothbrushes on the market, you might feel any of them can get the job done. And then there are those people who believe they need a toothbrush just to clean their teeth so it doesn’t matter which one they buy. Well, the fact of the matter is your choice of toothbrush is important. If you are having trouble finding the right […]
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22Nov, 2015

4 tips for Dental Health During the Holidays

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Here are 4 tips to help keep your teeth healthy during the holidays. Avoid too much Candy and Sweets – This one is a no brainer, but with the holidays it is very easy to over do it. Candies are affect our dental health in two ways. One is the sugar, and two is the hard candies that we can chip our teeth on. We are saying avoid candy all together, but make sure to eat it in moderation. Another thing to avoid too much of is the sweets. This […]
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2Nov, 2015

Why You Should Consider Brushing Your Teeth in the Dark

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Brushing your teeth is important. It is quite likely that you brush your teeth twice a day without anyone asking you to. It is one of the basic accepted dental care tips and yes, you should adhere to it for a lifetime. But did you know, brushing your teeth in the dark at night could make a real difference, not to the health of your teeth and gums, but to your sleep. According to a neuroscientist at Oxford, if you have been missing out on a good night’s sleep, a […]
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22Oct, 2015

Toothbrush Tips to Keep Your Teeth in Shape

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We’ve all been taught to brush at least once per day. This is a mantra that sticks in our heads practically the moment we grew teeth! We know that we should brush because the bacteria in our mouths lead to cavities, tooth decay, and even gum disease. However, what many people don’t know is that there are right and wrong ways to brush our teeth. What many people see as a simple and everyday task actually requires some prior knowledge in order to truly protect our pearly whites intact and bright […]
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