Dark Chocolate is Good for Teeth!

DARK CHOCOLATE is GOOD for your teeth! Dark chocolate is a far better alternative than other sugary and sticky desserts. Good quality dark chocolate has traces of cocoa bean husk, which is a great source of antioxidants for the whole body. But wait, research shows that dark chocolate also has anti-cariogenic factors, which means that it can protect your beautiful teeth from getting cavities! Sounds too…

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Manual vs Electric Toothbrush – What’s Best for You?

One of the most frequently asked questions is, "A manual vs electric toothbrush, which one is better?" The truth is, research shows that electric toothbrushes are better than manual toothbrushes at removing plaque, thus, reducing gum inflammation. However, some research papers show no difference between manual vs electric toothbrushes. Thus, deeming them both to be EQUALLY as effective. Honestly, it's…

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Best At Home Teeth Whitening Tips from a Dentist

Pearly white teeth are something we all secretly want at a reasonable price, and with zero sensitivity. In the current market, there are a ton of whitening products – toothpaste, whitening strips, gels, charcoal, baking soda, lemon/vinegar juice. Some products are harmful, and others cause sensitivity. However, there are a few at-home teeth whitening tricks, which have no side-effects. Keep…

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Lemon Water – Is It Bad For Your Teeth?

Lemon water helps with weight loss, detoxification and digestion. Plus, it's an excellent source of Vitamin C, boosts immunity and provides antioxidants, BUT, it's bad for your teeth. In recent years, the popularity of lemon water has drastically increased due to its benefits in weight loss, and simply because it's a low-calorie refreshing drink. Moreover, lemon water is simply a…

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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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