replacing missing teeth

Why you should replace your missing teeth – part 1

Missing teeth is a common occurrence in adults and it can happen for any number of reasons, although the most common ones are congenital, tooth loss due to tooth decay and trauma. Now, even though missing teeth are common, that doesn’t mean that it should be ignored. In fact, when it comes to your health…

bad breath - causes and how to combat it

The cause of bad breath and how to combat it

Many suffer from bad breath and this is the most common complaint. But just because nearly every person in the world is struggling with this problem, doesn’t mean that it doesn’t impact your life. Did you know that bad breath (or halitosis) was named the third worst smell in some countries? It was competing for…

Should you get an electric or manual toothbrush

Should you get an electric or manual toothbrush?

Everyone’s good oral health starts with tooth brushings. According to some dental associations, both a manual and electric toothbrush is effective in removing oral plaque which is the main reason of tooth decay and dental problems. Now, even though both types of toothbrushes are good in doing what they do, there are certain advantages to…

Benefits of having braces

Benefits of having braces

If you want to improve your smile through an Orthodontic treatment, having braces is inevitable. Opting in for braces is not always an easy decision and many people deter from it for various reasons. Usually people say NO to braces because of the cost but they often neglect the positive sides and benefits of braces….

Why is saliva important for your oral health

Why is saliva important for your oral health?

Not many of you know, but saliva is probably the most important and most neglected factor in your oral health. Proper amounts of saliva are crucial for good oral health, less cavities and good digestion. Let’s see what are the main roles and benefits of saliva and what should you do if you produce too…

Should I consider dental implants

Should I consider dental implants?

Dental implants are one of the most recommended alternative for tooth replacement. We all know that losing our baby teeth in order to create room for permanent teeth is a natural thing. But once we have our permanent teeth, we need to take extra care of them in order to avoid tooth loss due to…

Tooth Stains and Yellow Teeth

Home Teeth Whitening and Prevention of Tooth Stains – Part 1

Tooth stains or yellowish teeth is something that happens to everyone. It can be due to genetics, damage to your teeth, or because of the food and drinks we consume. Yellowing of the teeth is mostly caused by aging, even if your dental hygiene is perfect. Some of the discoloration if your teeth can be…

Permanent Teeth – What every parent should know

Permanent Teeth – What every parent should know

We’ll all agree that there’s nothing cuter when a child is missing its two front teeth. Those are milestones that every parent is looking forward. But what follows when your child loses its baby teeth? Well goofy grins, the next round of teething and bigger permanent teeth. Since many parents aren’t dental experts, they don’t…

Common Issues With Permanent Teeth in Children

According to the National Children’s Oral Health Foundation, tooth decay is the number one issue that leads to chronic childhood illness.We tend to overlook issues with our toddler’s teeth because they aren’t permanent, right? Not only are baby teeth very important to a child’s development, but the state of a child’s baby teeth can also…