Why is your saliva sticky? Saliva itself has two main components, a thin fluid, and a thicker fluid. They combine for best effectiveness. When there are external or internal factors that change the consistency of saliva, then it does not function as well.
Whiter teeth are now a fashion accessory. Movie stars and television hosts gleam when they smile, and society idolizes these popular figures with their white and perfect smiles. Although there is natural darkening that occurs with aging and the gradual loss of the white enamel covering, there are some things you can act on to keep your teeth their whitest and brightest.
Do you want to know what mouthwash is best for you? Unfortunately, even with the passage of time, if you read the labels of some popular commercial common mouth washes you will find some ingredients which can be harmful! The best ingredients are anti-bacterial without any toxic effects. If it stings, or burns, it does not follow that it is good for you!
February is National Children’s Dental Health Month. Your questions about a baby or toddler, may involve thumb sucking, when your child’s first dental visit should be or cleaning your child’s teeth. Your own dentist is an excellent resource to consult.
Toothbrushes are easily contaminated with both bacteria and viruses after one use. When the brush is wiped on the toothpaste tube to place toothpaste on it, viruses are transferred to the tube
Wow, when you think you have heard it all; the effectiveness of tooth brushing can be beat by one finger alone
Cleaning your tongue should be an important part of your daily oral hygiene routine to control dental disease and unpleasant halitosis.
Inflammation and other complications with dental implants are common. Results from a double-blind randomized controlled trial in 34…
Some fortunate people never get cavities. They have inherited oral bacteria that do not include destructive Strep Mutans. For others not so fortunate, scientists have found that replacing the “bad” bacteria with” better” bacteria can be done with the use of oral probiotics.
White teeth are prized in our society. This is a relatively new outlook, since in the past, some cultures have recognized black teeth or even no teeth as socially advanced. In pursuit of white teeth, there are many different methods to achieve whitening.