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True dental health is based more on what's inside your teeth than what's on them, but your dentist doesn't typically tell you that. Your dentist also doesn't discuss the importance of your saliva in keeping your teeth healthy and strong. The alkalinity of your saliva is the difference between healthy teeth and decay. Adjusting your salivia may result in far less dental visits and a brighter healthier smile.
Going to the dentist is expensive. Too expensive for many. A new study designed to dramatically reduce tooth decay in high risk patients at a lower cost reveals that using these affordable tooth decay hacks at home can yield the same results as more costly prescription products and care.
More and more people are opting for dental implants believing that it's the ultimate solution to replacing lost teeth. While this remains to be seen, one thing is for certain -- a dental implant means stepping up your nutrition and self-care regimen.
Studies have shown that poor oral health in pregnant mothers can contribute to early childhood tooth decay. Moreover, pregnancy tends to exacerbate already exiting dental problems in women. Therefore, both the mother and her new born would be at the risk of health issues if expecting mothers ignore dental problems.
According to statistics, 29% of us suffer from regular tooth pain. While you wouldn’t think that eating certain foods could cause or prevent tooth pain, think again – what you eat can ease nerve pain in your mouth or worsen it.
Rarely when we are in jolting pain do we trust that a natural remedy would do a better job at stopping a toothache than medication. We have been conditioned to believe that only over-the-counter remedies work, but that may change after hearing this story about how to get rid of a toothache fast.
This meme is a pun, but it may be one of the best puns I have seen that exploits three different meanings: veganism, animal cruelty and dental care.
Coconut oil is vegan, but you don’t have to be a vegan to use it. An while the incredible edible coconut is so versatile and has many uses, one of these uses is better than oil pulling at night with greater benefits in less than a fraction of the time.
Home remedies for bleeding gums during pregnancy and after birth go far beyond oral care since drinking coffee, poor diet and gut health lead to GERD and silent reflux, which are robbing your gum health while you sleep. GERD or Gastroesophageal reflux disease, is a very common disorder characterized by chronic heartburn, but a less common symptom, such as silent reflux, is associated with the condition.
According to the CDC half of American adults have periodontal disease. The Oral health Foundation says that, preventive care and oral hygiene are the key to improve oral and dental health. So, these homemade mouthwash recipes to improve oral and dental health will do just that.
Keeping your mouth and teeth clean is not important only for appearance sake, but it also paramount, because poor oral hygiene will lead to bacterial breading, which can travel through the bloodstream and cause a heart attack, according to the Oral Health Foundation. So, is there an effective natural way to improve oral and dental health? Scientists say there is, as sage plants are effective in improving oral and dental health.
How to stop receding gums from getting worse is as simple as changing your diet and improving your gut health, according to science.
The evolution of the toothbrush has come a long way since the use of boar bristles and horse hair, with nylon bristles and plastic handles becoming a standard in the late 1930s. Yet, the basic design of the manual toothbrush has remained a constant, still proving itself to be an effective tool today.
Want to Get a Cleaning on the Go? You Might Just Be in Luck – Dental Mobile Clinics Might Be the Next Thing in Dental Care!
There may be a new movement where dentists will start going mobile! At least that's what one dental group is doing now. Hopefully they'll start a trend that ends up with you being able to get a quick cleaning the same way you can get fast food at a drive-thru.
We have all been told by our dentists to brush and floss our teeth twice daily. However, it's easy to convince ourselves that flossing isn't necessary and brushing alone is sufficient. To floss or not to floss seems to always be the question! Is it really as beneficial as brushing? Which is better for our oral health?
White spots on the teeth are an indication of loss of mineral content from the surface of your teeth also known as enamel. But in order to get rid of white spots on teeth naturally, there are two main things that must be understood:
You've seen children wearing braces and probably assumed it's because they have slightly misaligned teeth. But you're not a child, and there are some things you're unhappy about your teeth – did you know you can still get braces?
Why Jamie Foxx Was Forced to See the Dentist After a Film Shoot and How You Can Avoid His Dental Condition
In recent news, Jamie Foxx was forced to see the dentist after performing a stunt on the new TV show, “Sleepless.” Getting cracked teeth isn't limited to doing cinematic stunts. Here's what dentists want you to know.
Millions of people will be shopping this holiday season, going to parties, decorating their homes, and even making plans for the new year that will be here before they know it. One thing most people probably won’t give much thought to, but should, is their teeth. The holiday season can be a difficult time for one’s teeth, due to the increased stress levels and overload of sweets being consumed, but it can also be a perfect time for choosing an oral hygiene renewal.
The cold seasons can strain your oral health not just because of Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas, but also because you eat more frequently during the winter. Here are some tips you should keep in mind.
Don't Let Halloween Leftovers Ruin Your Children's Teeth! Here Are Four Ways to Protect Your Children's Oral Health
Halloween is over, but your children are still at higher risk of developing cavities. Here's how you can protect their teeth and boost their oral health.
Making an investment in a new toothpaste could literally save your life, according to a new report. Switching to Plaque HD toothpaste was shown in a first study to lower inflammation in the body.
How often should you see the dentist? Should you really go for a checkup every six months?
As more people make an effort to eat healthier, they are making juice diets, nuts and supplements more popular. However, did you know that some of these healthy favorites can be dangerous for your teeth? Many foods that contribute to overall health can turn into dental nightmares. The following five popular healthy items can harm your teeth.