Is flossing really as important as dentists say?

In most people’s oral hygiene routine, flossing isn’t a common task for many. Despite all dentists and dental hygienists advising their patients to floss everyday, many still don’t do it. Without flossing, a person can miss cleaning around 35% of their tooth surface. Some people also don’t have big enough spaces in between their teeth […]

A discussion with Dr. Kazem

When he’s feeling under the weather, dentist Dr. Kazem says one thing always helps him feel a little more like himself. “Brushing my teeth when I’m sick actually makes me feel better,” he says. “My mouth feels clean, and in a way, I feel like my health is starting to improve.” When you have a […]

Xylitol chewing gum and why you should use it

Xylitol chewing gum should be substituted for the chewing gum you use these days for a number of health reasons. Since xylitol slows demineralization and enables some rebuilding of the enamel, it assists in the prevention of new cavities from forming and over time can reverse tooth decay that already occurred. Studies have shown that using xylitol five times per day is very […]

Alcohol increases disease-causing mouth bacteria

A study tells us that ‘changes in oral microbes may lead to gum disease, heart problems, and cancer.’ Whilst we all know the most well known problems that come along with alcohol, and alcohol addiction especially, such as liver failure and other health risks, new research shows that drinking alcohol can imbalance your oral bacteria […]

Do you floss your teeth?

We all know it is important to brush our teeth – but do you know that flossing BEFORE brushing your teeth has been proven to be more effective than flossing after brushing? A recent study tells us that interdental brushing with floss before conducting a full wash loosens bacteria and food waste which means a […]

Why you should get your teeth whitened professionally

Over the years, it is only natural for our teeth to get stained over periods of time through excessive drinking of fizzy drinks, too much tea or or other reasons. Just as each human being has a different tone of skin colour, hair colour, eye colour, the same applies to teeth in that some may […]

Enamel erosion

Dental enamel provides an incredibly hard shield for your teeth, but it has one major weakness: its pH. The enamel is targeted and can be eroded by many goods we use day-by-day, sugary drinks, coffee, sweets and so forth. More and more primary data is being shown such as this report which shall be credited […]