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Alcohol vs. Dental Health

Excessive consumption of alcohol has many side effects. One of the more less known impacts of alcohol is its negative effects on a person’s oral health. Indeed, alcohol abuse can take a toll on the oral cavity and its workings, and in many cases, lead to dental ailments and diseases within the... Continue reading

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Can Adults Wear Braces Too?

As an adult, making a decision to wear braces can be rather intimidating. Braces are often associated with adolescents although adult braces are becoming more commonplace, with the advent of “invisible brace” technology from the likes of Invisalign® and Clear Correct. Whether it is... Continue reading

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All things Sugar – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Sweet, addictive and energy fuelling – we all crave sugar at some point of the week. It’s hard to avoid sugar all together but here’s which ones to pick when you want to cave in for a sweet treat. The Good Stevia: Although it’s not classified as a ‘real’ sugar... Continue reading

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Am I a candidate for dental implants?

Am I a candidate for dental implants

A dental implant can be a good option if you want to replace a missing tooth, but are you a candidate for implants? If you have a missing tooth - or are soon to have one thanks to a planned extraction - it's important to consider getting a replacement. When a tooth is missing, it's not uncommon f... Continue reading

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Diet and Teeth: Organic Foods vs. Conventional Foods

Whichever side of the food debate you lean towards, there is no denying the fact that there are more chemicals in food today than ever before. It is indeed well established fact that food manufacturers add chemicals to food such as MSG to enhance the taste and also use them in the processing of food... Continue reading

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Weak Teeth? 5 Best Supplements for Stronger, Healthier Teeth!

Many dentists today are taking a holistic approach to looking after the oral care needs of their patients. After all, research suggests a link between the state of our oral health and the health of our entire bodies. Besides looking after your nutrition, diet and exercise, you may also wish to take ... Continue reading

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Baby Teeth – Tips on Baby Tooth Care

The development and growth of teeth really begins in the mother's womb. Your child’s baby teeth usually start to develop on the fifth gestation week as their primary teeth begin budding in their jaws. The strength and growth of milk teeth depends on the health and diet of the mother during thi... Continue reading

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Top 5 Benefits of Flossing Teeth

When it comes to home oral health habits, many people regard flossing as an optional addition to brushing. While it is an addition to brushing – as in both cleaning methods are complementary – it is not exactly optional. On the contrary, most dentists would recommend that you floss daily... Continue reading

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How Comfortable Are Today's Dentures?

Having a complete set of bright and well-aligned teeth can give you a beautiful smile. When a person loses his or her teeth to disease, injury, accidents or age, the gaps in the smile are usually enough reasons to warrant a dental solution. Of course, the reasons for treating missing teeth goes beyo... Continue reading

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Why do we need fluoride

Why do we need fluoride

Fluoride is an important component in dental health - so much so that it had been nicknamed 'nature's cavity fighter'. But what is fluoride exactly, why is it so beneficial for our teeth, and how can you ensure you're getting enough fluoride for your oral health? What is fluoride? Fluoride is a na... Continue reading

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