Teeth Whitening at Home During COVID Lockdown!

During a global pandemic (aka the Coronavirus season), it can be difficult to maintain routine dental visits. Plus, you'll find yourself taking more photos to stay connected with your friends and family...which means your teeth are going to be on FULL display. So how can you do teeth whitening at home? Well, that's easy because this article will give you…

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Lemon Water – Is It Bad For Your Teeth?

Lemon water helps with weight loss, detoxification, digestion, it's an excellent source of Vitamin C, boosts immunity, provides antioxidants, BUT, it's bad for your teeth. In recent years, the popularity of lemon water has drastically increased, perhaps due to the rumours floating around social media which state that lemon water aids in weight loss and the benefits of lemon water…

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How Do I Get Rid Of Bad Breath?

Let’s be honest, everyone is self-conscious about bad breath. Once you realize you have it, you immediately jump into action and buy chewing gum, mints, mouthwash, etc…but everything feels like a temporary fix! Unfortunately, bad breath can be caused by multiple factors – dry mouth, poor oral hygiene, tartar build-up, medications, the type of food you eat, and even infections.…

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Supermarket Whitening Products

This article will discuss whitening strips, whitening toothpaste and whitening mouth rinses. But beware, before going to the supermarket and buying tooth whitening products, I always recommend patients to get a full dental check-up. If the whitening products are placed on teeth with cavities or recessed gums (meaning your gums have gone down), then supermarket whitening products can cause tooth…

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Instagram Whitening Products

In recent years, with the rise of social media and paid influencers, tooth whitening products have taken over the internet. Some are advertised as “natural” tooth whitening products, while others offer an LED light to help you speed up the whitening process. This article will discuss popular whitening products found on social media; are they safe, are they a gimmick,…

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Professional Tooth Whitening Services & Products

The safest and most effective whitening services are provided by dentists. However, something to keep in mind is that whitening gels or services from a dentist will NOT whiten your fillings, veneers, or teeth that have intrinsic stains. Intrinsic stains are usually caused by trauma, medications, or high exposure to fluoride in childhood. Whereas, extrinsic stains are more common and…

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Listerine Linked to Oral Cancer?!

Do you use Listerine after you brush your teeth, to get that "fresh mouth" feel? If so, you're using it at the wrong time and actually decreasing the benefits of your toothpaste. But here comes the jaw-dropping information, studies have shown that certain types of Listerine mouthrinses can actually increase your risk of ORAL CANCER![1] Growing up, I was always…

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