Over the years, your teeth may start turning yellow. This can happen for a lot of reasons – whether it's because you failed to brush often or you smoke every day. Luckily, thanks to these steps, your teeth can look white and beautiful again. Scrub Teeth with Apple Cider Vinegar If you are looking to whiten your teeth without having to spend a fortune, you can try using apple cider vinegar on your teeth.
7 April 2015
Many people who do a good job of brushing and flossing don't think about cleaning their tongue as part of their dental hygiene. Dentists know that your tongue is a source of bad breath and can hide cavity-producing bacteria. Here is why cleaning your tongue is an important part of your daily dental cleaning habits. How Your Tongue Contributes to Bad Breath and Tooth Decay Your tongue moves food around in your mouth as you chew, mixing it thoroughly with saliva to start the digestion process.
16 March 2015
How do you combat dental pain? Some people deal with it by choosing the unorthodox (and dangerous) method of avoiding dental consultations. Of course, there are also conventional dental pain management techniques such as the use of anesthesia or prescription painkillers. However, there are other non-medical routes that you can take such as: Electronic Anesthesia Electronic anesthesia achieves the same effect as conventional anesthesia, but without the administration of drugs. It can take several forms.
24 February 2015
Anyone in their right mind will tell you that brushing your teeth with regularity is a key to maintaining healthy teeth and equally healthy gums. In addition to regular brushing though, you will need to purchase the appropriate toothbrush and brush your teeth in the most effective manner possible. If you brush correctly—which also means doing so at least twice a day for intervals of between two to three minutes—you are well on your way to achieving long-lasting oral health.
3 February 2015
The last thing you want is a painful sore on your mouth or lips. For days after its initial appearance, a canker sore causes pain and all you can think about is the countdown until it's over. But what is a canker sore and how does it vary from other tissue issues? The following are the key differences between canker sores, cold sores and oral cancer. Canker Sores Canker sores can show up on your tongue, your lips, your cheeks, or any other soft tissue region in your mouth.
12 January 2015
If you have celiac disease, you know that it causes a host of gastrointestinal problems, which can lead to an inability to absorb the nutrients your body needs from the food you eat. But did you know that this disease's harmful effects on the body can affect any organ or body system, including your mouth? Your dentist can actually detect dental enamel defects during an exam that can help them identify people with celiac disease.
22 December 2014