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May 17, 2015

An introduction to gingivitis and periodontal diseases

Gingivitis and periodontal disease belong to the group of diseases of the supporting apparatus of teeth. According to numerous international studies, these diseases, in addition to […]
May 10, 2015

New WHO guideline clamps down on intake of free sugars

Glucose, fructose, sucrose and table sugar are all examples of free sugars. These sugars are found naturally in honey, syrups and fruit juices, but can also […]
May 6, 2015

Avoiding Bad Breath – How caring for your teeth and mouth can reduce bad breath

Bad breath is a huge turnoff to people.  Meeting people for the first time may wind up being your last time if your breath stinks!  Bad […]
May 3, 2015

Tooth decay: sugar industry ‘behaved like tobacco manufacturers

When the science first established that sugar was the damaging component in tooth decay – and when the sugar industry saw there was this unquestionable harm […]
April 29, 2015

Helping Your Child Cope with Braces

Unfortunately for some children and young adults the formation of teeth from birth, coupled with the usage and the environmental effects throughout their lives, may cause […]
April 26, 2015

What is gingivitis? What causes gingivitis?

Gingivitis means inflammation of the gums (gingiva). It commonly occurs because of films of bacteria that accumulate on the teeth – plaque; this type is called […]
April 22, 2015

What is a Root Canal Procedure?

The root canal; you may have heard of this eerie and ominous procedure.  If you have never had a root canal procedure, aka Endodontic Treatment, performed […]
April 19, 2015

Beyond tooth decay: why good dental hygiene is important

of us are aware that poor dental hygiene can lead to tooth decay, gum disease and bad breath – but not brushing your teeth could also […]