oral care

Affordable Ways to Fix Your Smile
4 Affordable Ways to Fix Your Smile and Boost Your Confidence

Two things will happen when you smile in front of the mirror: 1) you will either get a boost of confidence, or 2) you won’t. How your smile looks affects how you perceive yourself and how people feel about you. According to the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), about 74% of people believe that…

How Fluoride Protects Your Smile
How Fluoride Protects Your Smile

It’s easy to smile when you’re confident in your oral health and your teeth look like sparkly pearls. That’s why you maintain proper oral care, right? Having healthy teeth boosts your confidence and keeps your smile healthy for years to come. Treating your teeth with fluoride should be an integral part of your oral health care…

How Is Diabetes Related to Oral Health?
How Is Diabetes Related To Oral Health?

In the past ten years, oral health experts experts have tried to identify the relationship between diabetes and oral health, particularly to periodontal or gum disease. This is because periodontal disease is the sixth leading complication of diabetes. Patients with diabetes are more likely to develop gum disease and may have severe gum infection and…

Causes of Bad Breath and What You Can Do About It
Causes of Bad Breath and What You Can Do About It

Bad breath can bring down a person’s self-esteem; you would definitely feel embarrassed if the person you’re talking to covers their nose while you speak. If you are someone who is suffering from this, read out blog to learn the causes of what breath and what you can do about it.  Bad breath is primarily caused…

What is Periodontal Disease And How to Prevent It
What is Periodontal Disease And How to Prevent It

What is Periodontal Disease? Periodontal Disease is the inflammation of both the gum tissue and bones surrounding your teeth. The first stage is gingivitis. The bacterial plaque of the teeth produces toxins that irritate the gum tissue, causing inflammation and bleeding. If left untreated, this could lead to a more serious condition called periodontitis. When…

COMMON ORAL PROBLEMS CAUSED BY SMOKING
COMMON ORAL PROBLEMS CAUSED BY SMOKING

We’re all highly aware of the harm that smoking causes. Aside from the various medical issues that smoking brings, it could even lead to fatal illness. What people may not realize, though, is the damage that smoking can do to their mouth, gums, and teeth. Smoking can lead to gum disease, tooth discoloration, tooth loss,…

Common Oral Health Problems That Come With Aging

Common Oral Health Problems That Come With Aging Aging affects a person’s body, both physically and mentally. Health issues naturally tend to arise with the passing years, including those related to oral health. Below are some of the possible oral problems that one may experience with age.

Are whitening toothpastes really effective?
Are whitening toothpastes really effective?

With today’s variety of teeth-staining substances like coffee, soda, and cigarette, it is no longer surprising that whitening toothpastes are becoming more popular. Most of us turn these toothpastes, hoping that it will help us have whiter teeth. It’s true that whitening toothpastes can remove stains at the surface of the teeth but it can‘t lighten…

How to Floss Properly

How to Floss Properly Even when religiously brushing our teeth twice per day, or after every meal or snack, we sometimes wonder why cavities still develop on our teeth. This is because brushing alone does not extend into the hard-to-reach areas of our mouths, resulting in trapped food particles that turn into plaque. This leads…