In the recent years, electronic cigarettes (or e-cigarettes for short), have become increasingly popular due to their look and feel that match that of real cigarettes. They are even being endorsed as the safer alternative to your conventional smoking, as these e-cigarettes can give smokers their nicotine fix without the adverse effects associated with tobacco … Continue reading The Oral Health Effects of E-Cigarettes
Botox and dermal fillers are very popular cosmetic treatments known for their great ability in diminishing the signs of aging in the skin. Botox works by relaxing the facial muscles, while dermal fillers restore lost volume in the face, especially in areas around the mouth. But aside from eliminating those fine lines and wrinkles, did … Continue reading Botox and Dermal Fillers in Dentistry: Say Whaaat?
Accelerated orthodontics is a relatively new approach in orthodontics that works in pretty much the same way as your traditional braces, but requires much less time to produce the desired tooth movement. This new form of treatment is becoming increasingly popular in adults, as it promises to straighten teeth in just a couple of months … Continue reading What is Accelerated Orthodontics?
You most likely know what antibiotics are used for – they are for treating infections caused by bacteria. But did you know that your dentist may also suggest that you take them before a dental procedure to prevent the chance of infection? Such method of use is called antibiotic prophylaxis, and you will learn more … Continue reading Antibiotic Prophylaxis 101 – How Antibiotics Prevent Infections?
If your pearly whites are not as bright as you want them to be, then you probably know that the best solution for this problem is teeth whitening. But with many options ranging from laser whitening to the less expensive at-home kits, how would you know which one is the best for you. To help … Continue reading Professional vs. DIY Whitening: Which is Better?
We all know how foods like onion and garlic cause bad breath due to the pungent oils they produce. Fortunately, there are also foods that have the opposite effect. These foods can help bust bad breath, but only temporarily – like an hour or two. Nonetheless, this is already enough time until you are able … Continue reading Top 5 Foods that Help Bust Bad Breath
toothpaste. This toothbrush buddy comes in many forms, and they contain different ingredients. There are ordinary toothpastes, and there are ones formulated for your special needs. Learn more about this oral health goodie below. What is Toothpaste Made up of? Different toothpastes contain different list of ingredients, but the general components include the following: Abrasives … Continue reading Things You Should Know About Toothpastes
A good oral hygiene plays the most important role in taking care of your pearly whites. But to keep your teeth healthy for longer, you also have to do proper care and maintenance of one of the tools that helps you do so – your toothbrush. Here are some general considerations on how to take … Continue reading Caring For Your Toothbrush
Brushing your teeth seems a very easy task. In fact, it is practically a second nature for most of us. But is there a right or wrong way of brushing your teeth? Or do electric toothbrushes clean better than their manual counterparts? Or how often should I brush my teeth? Learn the answers to these … Continue reading Top Tooth Brushing Tips to Help You Out
When you hear the term “oral hygiene,” the first thing that probably comes to your mind is tooth brushing. Tooth brushing, coupled with flossing, are the main methods of keeping your teeth and mouth healthy. But did you know that even with the combined effect of these mechanical cleaning, they still do not clean your … Continue reading Learn All About Mouthrinses