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Should You Floss Before or After Brushing? Here’s What You Should Know
There’s no doubt you’ve been at a dentist’s appointment where the dentist seems to have a superhuman ability to tell whether you’ve been flossing. But there’s also no doubt that flossing is an essential part of a good oral hygiene routine while often neglected. Regularly brushing and flossing reduces the risk of tooth decay, cavities, […]
Should You Use An Electric Toothbrush Or A Non-Electric One?
How do you brush your teeth? Do you think about how different types of toothbrushes affect your oral health? There’s quite the debate raging around electric vs. non-electric toothbrushes, and we’re here to give you the facts you need. After all, an electric toothbrush has many benefits, and more people are buying electric or battery-operated […]
Custom Athletic Mouthguards: Why you Should Consider Them
One of the leading causes of teeth avulsion is injuries related to sports and trauma. The avulsions account for more than 5 million teeth lost due to sportsmanship activities such as: Ice hockey Gymnastics Lacrosse Football Field hockey Skateboarding Skiing Volleyball Soccer Wrestling Basketball Boxing Rugby Most dentists recommend the use of custom-fit mouthguards to […]
What Is Linea Alba On The Cheek?
If you notice a thin white line on the inside of your cheek, you may have linea alba. Many people come to know about this condition when brushing their teeth because that is the only time you may pay too much attention to your mouth. Linea alba on the cheek doesn’t cause any pain or […]
How Long Does It Take To Get Braces?
Are you troubled with not being able to smile openly? Do your bottom teeth bite in the roof of your mouth? Or do your lower teeth overlap your upper teeth? Issues like these and having spaces between teeth can be a drag on your self-esteem. If you want to know more, whether getting braces is […]
Coffee And Teeth Stains: What Is The Relation?
Mornings without coffee are a nightmare for many, but most of them are unaware of what coffee can do to their teeth. If you’re a coffee-lover, please note that this kick-starting habit can be bad for your oral health. If coffee is spilled on your clothes, it can stain them, and the same goes for […]
Reasons for Having a Salty Mouth- A Brief Guide
When you first wake up in the morning, do you have a salty taste in your mouth? Sometimes this occurs even if you have not had something salty to eat. You may be perplexed as to what is going on. This odd feeling is relatively standard. Bitterness, sourness, or acidity may accompany the salty flavor. […]
How Often Should You Change Your Toothbrush?
How often should you change your toothbrush? If it’s been months and you are using the same old toothbrush to clean your teeth, it would be best to change it now. Replacing your toothbrush can help prevent oral diseases and infection and ensure you’re maximizing the cleaning benefits. So, how often should you replace your […]
Does Vanilla Extract Work For Toothaches?
Toothache can be very troublesome and an uncomfortable experience anyone can have. There are various reasons behind a toothache. Sometimes a dental infection can be the cause of toothache when the effects of disease reach the vital tissues of pulp. So how can you get rid of tooth pain? Using vanilla extract. Yes, you hear it […]
6 Effective Ways To Get Dental Emergency Toothache Relief
Tooth pain can be devastating and can easily ruin your otherwise perfect day. The throbbing pain and swelling prevent you from eating, drinking, talking and can keep you up all night. This article will explore some amazing home remedies to find relief from emergency toothache. Tips for managing emergency toothaches Keep your head elevated Use […]