How to Deal with Your Child’s Toothache

Is your child suffering from a toothache? If this is the case, you will need to do something to ensure that your child will endure the pain for long. No parent wants to see his or her child feel discomfort. Unfortunately, a toothache is one of the most uncomfortable situations your young one can...
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How to Prevent Morning (Bad) Breath

February 23rd, 2019Oral Health CareComments:0
Waking up to a brand-new day can be made even better if you do it without morning breath. After sleeping and keeping your mouth (mostly) closed for several hours, your good morning greeting may be ruined with the awful smell that comes out as you open your mouth. Your morning smiles can be made...
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How to Deal with Tooth Sensitivity

December 6th, 2018Oral Health CareComments:0
Do you have sensitive teeth? If you feel a sudden pain whenever you consume something cold or hot, then you may be dealing with a tooth sensitivity problem. For some, the sensitivity is a slight annoyance that can be ignored, especially if it is only felt when teeth are exposed to temperature...
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Don’t Brush Your Teeth Too Hard!

Brushing your teeth is an important part of good dental health. Regular tooth brushing removes food particles left on the surface of teeth and inside the mouth after meals, so bacteria which can cause plaque formation can be stopped from multiplying. However, are you aware that brushing your...
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Causes of Wisdom Tooth Pain

The pain stemming from wisdom tooth problems can be severe. For some patients, the pain is so great that they are unable to do anything else – other than curling up into a ball and wishing that the pain will go away on its own, and soon. Wisdom tooth pain can be immobilising, but it can be...
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Dealing with Sensitive Teeth Issues

People who have sensitive teeth are, unfortunately, quite familiar with that jolt of pain that comes with consuming something hot, or something extremely cold. That painful sensation can also come when the mouth is opened and cold air comes into contact with the affected teeth. Teeth sensitivity...
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When Tooth Brushing Hurts

Regular tooth brushing is one of the most important steps in maintaining good dental health. Brushing your teeth on a regular basis removes any food pieces that may have been left inside your mouth, which may attract bacteria that can cause dental problems. Aside from ensuring that your teeth...
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6 Home Remedies for Sore Throat

October 30th, 2015Oral Health CareComments:0
A sore throat is often caused by a viral infection. Here are some ways to help you feel much better as your throat goes through the healing process. Get plenty of rest You should get plenty of rest to help your body fight the infection causing the sore throat. Avoid dehydration A dry throat will...
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6 Dental Problems Caused by Smoking

Smoking is dangerous to your health – and to your smile. Listed below are the dental problems caused by smoking cigarettes or using tobacco products. Teeth stains Nicotine stains the teeth, making them look yellowed or dark in a very unattractive manner. Bad breath The use of tobacco products...
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5 Reasons why you should Regularly Floss

Do you know why it is important to use dental floss? Dental floss can clean hard to reach areas Floss can go to areas that a toothbrush cannot reach, and keep those clean. Flossing loosens food debris and bacteria Bacteria and food debris are effectively loosened by flossing so the harmful stuff...
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6 Common Cold Sores Triggers

What causes those small, painful lesions in the mouth called cold sores? Food allergies An allergic reaction to eating certain food items can irritate the mouth, and trigger the development of a cold sore. Colds, flu, and other illnesses Having colds, the flu, or other illnesses causes the...
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7 Common Tooth Brushing Mistakes

Do you brush your teeth properly? Check out these common mistakes when it comes to tooth brushing – and find out if you are guilty of doing some (or all!) of them. Express tooth brushing Do you spend just a few strokes and a few seconds when you brush your teeth? Tooth brushing is ideally done...
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6 Ways to Deal with a Painful Throat

Sore throat can be quite painful, but here are some things you can do to make the experience more bearable. Gargle with saltwater Warm saltwater as a gargle is effective in easing the discomfort of a sore throat. This antibacterial mixture can also hasten the healing process. Drink plenty of...
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7 Common Causes of a Cracked Tooth

How did you crack your tooth? This dental problem is commonly caused by the following: Teeth grinding Grinding/clenching the teeth can cause fractures or cracks on the teeth. Weakened by a filling or cavity A tooth with a cavity or filling can be weakened, increasing its risk of being cracked...
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6 Reasons why you have Bleeding Gums

Bleeding gums can be quite disturbing, but do you know what causes your gums to bleed? Gum disease Bleeding gums is the first sign of gum disease (gingivitis) Poor oral hygiene Poor oral hygiene is the leading cause of gum disease, which makes the gums bleed. Vigorous tooth brushing You may be...
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6 Tips to Keep Your Toothbrush Clean

October 27th, 2014Oral Health CareComments:0
Your toothbrush keeps your teeth (and mouth) clean. But how do you keep your toothbrush clean? Here are some ways to keep your toothbrush away from bacteria and other germs. Wash your hands before touching your toothbrush Make sure your hands are clean before handling your toothbrush, to...
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5 Tips for Proper Denture Care

October 14th, 2014Oral Health CareComments:0
Do you use dentures? The tips below will show you how to properly take care of your dentures so you can enjoy their use for a longer period of time. Handle with care Your dentures are not unbreakable, and they are most probably not inexpensive. Avoid using toothpicks to clean your dentures, and...
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6 Ways to Deal with Tonsillitis at Home

September 22nd, 2014Oral Health CareComments:0
Tonsillitis is the infection of the tonsils, which are parts of the immune system. The discomfort and pain associated with tonsillitis can be eased with these following home remedies. Warm salt water helps Gargling with warm salt water helps ease the throat pain, and can help with fighting the...
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5 Tips on Choosing the Right Toothbrush

September 18th, 2014Oral Health CareComments:0
Getting the right toothbrush helps you make the most out of your oral hygiene practice, and can make tooth brushing a more comfortable one for you. (Toothbrush head) Size matters The size of the toothbrush head is important in reaching all the places inside your mouth that need to be cleaned. If...
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