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Chocolate - Can Chocolate Be Good For Your Teath

Posted on November 27, 2017 at 6:10 AM

Most of us like to eat Chocolate especially during the holiday periods such as Christmas and Easter. We buy it as a gift for our loved ones for birthdays and Valentine’s Day. Around this time, we consume more than average The debate on if chocolate is bad for our health is one that has gone on for many years and one of the biggest questions we ask ourselves “Is Chocolate Really As Bad For Our Teeth As We Think?

 

There are many questions we ask such as will ...

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How Smoking Can Affect Your Dental Health

Posted on February 23, 2017 at 8:55 AM

As we are all aware smoking is known to affect our health. The list of possible health problems caused by smoking are well documented, 

So what about the effect on our dental health.

The most common probem is that using tobacco products  can cause bad breath.

However this is just one of many problems , some of which can cause much more lasting and serious problems

Smoking can 

 

 

  1. cause you to suffer from stained teeth an...
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When Should I Change My Toothbrush And Which One Should I Choose ?

Posted on November 29, 2016 at 7:25 AM

Part of good dental hygene is having the right tools for the job and the most important tool is your toothbrush. It is the main weapon in our fight against dental problems but how long is it before your toothbrush becomes ineffective against the ememy 

Replacing your toothbrush on a regular basis is very important but when should you do it. ?

Most dental professionals recommend that you replace your toothbrush every 3-4 months but it is important to keep an eye on it as you m...

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What is Gingivitis And How to Avoid It

Posted on November 29, 2016 at 7:00 AM

WHAT IS GINGIVITIS ?

 

Simply put it is inflammation of the gum tissue. The most common form is known as plaque-induced gingivitis which is caused when plague attaches itself to the surface of your teeth.

 

It is the most common form of periodintal disease and allways precedes more serious conditions such as chronic periodontitis.

 

This non destructive disease is reversible with good oral hygiene but faliure to have treatment ca...

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Ways to help protect your child's oral health at home?

Posted on June 27, 2016 at 6:50 AM

As parents we have a responsibility to help and protect our childrens oral health the same way we do their phyiscal and mental health and development 

it is important to set up a proper regimen of preventive home care is important from the day your child is born.

Below you will find some useful advice on how you as the parent can help ensure our children have good dental health as they grow up 

Newborns and Infants

Clean your infant's gu...

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Severe Toothache ??? How to handle a dental emergency

Posted on June 27, 2016 at 6:40 AM

Severe dental pain can start anytime even in midnight. Here are the things you could try to get immediate relief from severe pain. Toothache is one of the worst pains. Dentists are sometimes not available on-call so here are the things you could do until you could see a Dentist.

 

Severe Toothache Remedies

1. Try taking Motrin (ibuprofen) as this will help ease the pain and help with any inflammation. Motrin is available over the counter. Take only recommended do...

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