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.
Follow these 5 steps to diminish the chances of destructive gum disease. Gum bleeding is not a healthy or normal sign. It indicates that there is infection, and it should be attended to and not ignored since it will not go away on its own.
Taking your teeth for granted is something that we all do. Since we have extraordinarily little consciousness of what lies just inside the lips, the only time we start to take notice is when something does not feel quite right, or worse, when something becomes painful.
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