It is hard to keep your teeth clean when you are wearing braces on them. Food particles can get trapped in between the brackets and wires, providing the perfect breeding ground for bacteria. These bacteria cause bad breath, tooth decay, and other types of problems. The infographic below by Labbe Family Orthodontics provides some useful advice on what types of food to eat … [Read more...]
Is There A Link Between Oral Health and Overall Health?
Recent research suggests that there is a link between our oral health and our overall health. The bacteria found in our mouth not only help cause tooth decay and periodontal disease, they can also increase risks for other types of medical conditions, such as: Heart Disease Stroke Heart Attacks Arthritis Respiratory/Lung Conditions Chronic Inflammation … [Read more...]
Explore the Dental Profession with this Free Course
How important is a smile? Ever wondered what all those letters and numbers a dentist calls out during your check-up mean? How are broken teeth fixed, or how dentures are made? Join Dr Christopher Stokes from the School of Clinical Dentistry at The University of Sheffield on a learning journey to explore the dental profession and the impact dentistry has on all our lives in this … [Read more...]
What Are The Best Treatment Options For TMJ?
Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ) is a condition in which the jaw pops, crackles, and feels sore. People with TMJ usually have trouble chewing without pain, and even may have headaches due to it. One way to fix this problem is to seek the services of a TMJ dentist. This dentist is trained to identify problems of alignment of the jaw, one of the main causes of TMJ. TMJ … [Read more...]
What are the Listerine Ingredients?
Listerine has been in the market for year now. And even up to now, Listerine is still one of the most used mouthwashes by the public. Listerine now also comes in several new flavors like mint and citrus. These mouthwashes contain substances that can help control tartar and as well as whiten the teeth. Listerine, in fact, has created a mouth spray version of the product that was … [Read more...]