Triclosan Debate

Recently I was looking at my daughter’s natural toothpaste, reading the ingredients I wondered what exactly was natural about it! So when the news started to report about Triclosan in Colgate Total toothpaste, already having an interest in toothpaste ingredients, I looked at the pros and cons of Triclosan. Colgate Total is the only toothpaste […]

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Different Types of Floss

The common thought of dental floss is a small container that has a reel of floss that is fed through a small hole with a clip that will cut your floss accordingly. As you are doing this, you probably aren’t thinking about what type of floss you are using, because you may only think there […]

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Straight Talk About Braces for Adults

Thinking about getting braces? Experts say it’s never too late. These days, adults make up nearly half of orthodontic patients hoping to finally get the perfect smile they’ve always dreamed about. Braces have evolved considerably in the last 15 years. Breathe easy, the days of being a true “metal mouth” are over and more lightweight […]

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Child Cavity Prevention

Despite the fact that nobody wants to visit their dentist, they are an important part in your child’s life. The dentist is someone who is going to make sure your child does not have any cavities or any problems for the long term. Roughly more than 50% of kids deal with problems that are cavity […]

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Up to 3,000 times the bacterial growth on hollow-head toothbrushes

Solid-head power toothbrushes retain less bacteria compared to hollow-head toothbrushes, according to researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Dentistry. The results of the study are published in the August issue of the Journal of Dental Hygiene. Lead author and professor at the UTHealth School of Dentistry, Donna Warren […]

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Reasons to Get Your Wisdom Tooth Removed

Wisdom teeth usually cause issues when they protrude through the gum. Listed here are the most common reasons for why your wisdom teeth should be removed. 1. Tooth decay Bacteria and particles of food can gather around an affected wisdom tooth, which can cause it to decay. It is exceptionally hard to remove a tooth […]

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Warning to Parents on High Acidity Drinks

Dental researchers at the University of Adelaide are warning parents of the dangers of soft drinks, fruit juice, sports drinks and other drinks high in acidity, which form part of a “triple-threat” of permanent damage to young people’s teeth. For the first time, researchers have been able to demonstrate that lifelong damage is caused by […]

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Why You Need Invisalign

Looking to adjust your teeth without the use of braces? If you have been looking around the internet for an alternative, then we’re assuming you’ve seen Invisalign. Invisalign is an arrangement of clear and separable teeth aligners that are proven choices to the standard metal braces. Both have the same purpose to straighten teeth, though […]

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