Tooth whitening is the most common dental procedure requested by people under the age of 20 and between the ages of 30 and 50.
After all, when it comes to achieving whiter, brighter teeth, nothing beats a professional bleaching treatment at your dentist's office. But these treatments will cost you an arm and a leg!
Thankfully, there are cheaper (and totally natural) ways to achieve whiter t... ››› more
You already brush and floss your teeth regularly to prevent oral health problems like gum disease.
Good news - your good oral care habits may also keep your brain young and thinking skills intact, according to a study in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry. Wait, what?
Yup, you read that read. Regular brushing and flossing as well as trips to the dentist may help ageing a... ››› more
If you have periodontitis, a serious gum disease that damages your soft tissue and destroys the bone that supports your teeth, your dentist has probably already told you that it can increase your risk of heart disease.
Now, according to a new study reported in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers, and Prevention, it's been revealed that persistent periodontitis can also be a major risk f... ››› more
I take oral hygiene very seriously. I think it stems from the fact that when I was a teenager, I had braces. After my orthodontist removed them just before I finished high school, I started using bleach to whiten my teeth a lot.
After a few years of bleaching my teeth I started noticing that the enamel was wearing down and that my teeth were becoming seriously sensitive. That's when I started r... ››› more
Tooth discoloruation or yellowing is a natural part of the ageing process. And while we all want white teeth for life, not all of us are willing to bleach our pearly whites for an enhanced smile. Bleaching agents are packed with many harmful chemicals that seep through your tongue, gums and the rest of your body. They can also leave your teeth and gums feeling terribly sensitive!
Luckily, there... ››› more
Remember how when you were a child, your mother used to urge you to brush your teeth every day to prevent cavities, tooth loss and gum disease? Turns out she was onto something way more than that…
According to a new study published in the British Medical Journal, poor oral health could also boost your risk of cancer. At first this may seem surprising, but when you think it through, it makes a... ››› more
You've heard it already - coconut oil has endless uses. But one you may be unaware of is that it's an incredible base for toothpaste!
Conventional toothpastes are packed with harmful chemicals and agents, but alternative natural formulas are expensive.
So why not start using coconut oil as toothpaste as an affordable alternative that's excellent for your oral health? Here are three reasons w... ››› more
Have you ever heard of oil pulling? The Ayurvedic practice is said to have incredible health benefits. Some of these benefits include improved oral health, natural teeth whitening, removal of bacteria from the gums, and natural detoxification.
Oil pulling is a super-simple and inexpensive daily habit to incorporate into your life. Now that you know why you should be doing it, let me tell you ho... ››› more
It may come as a big surprise, but the state of your teeth plays a huge role in the health of your lungs. Especially when it comes to asthma and respiratory problems like pneumonia.
This after new research revealed that adults with gum disease were five times more likely to develop respiratory problems like asthma.
And that's why we're revealing how cleaning your teeth can help you breathe e... ››› more
You've probably chalked up your tooth problems to an inevitable part of ageing. And to a degree, you're right.
But unlike taxes, you don't have to put up with tooth decay and dentures just because you're getting older.
Read on to discover a simple thing you can do after lunch to protect your teeth…
No matter what impression all those denture ads give you, they aren’t an “inev... ››› more
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