Mouthguards 101

Mouthguards cost and benefits

Have you ever wondered whether or not you need a mouthguard? If so, this article is just what you need before scheduling your next dentist appointment. If you’re not sure what questions to ask, don’t worry. You’re certainly not alone, especially if you’re unfamiliar with mouthguards or night-guards.  Though you may be unaware of their […]

Fluoride treatment: Benefits, what to expect, side effects

Fluoride treatment

What is fluoride? Fluoride is a mineral found in the teeth and bones. It also naturally occurs in water, plants, soil, rocks, and even the air. Fluoride is commonly used to strengthen the outer layer of the teeth, known as the enamel. Fluoride has been used for decades as an effective oral health treatment. It […]

Tongue scraping: Benefits and the best products to use

Tongue scraping benefits and best tongue scraper

When you think about your oral health, you probably focus on your teeth and gums. But your tongue plays a major role as well. It helps you talk and swallow. But it’s also home to a wide range of bacteria and other pathogens. And studies show the condition of the tongue is a primary factor […]

What is the best mouthwash? How to choose and ingredients to look out for

best mouthwash for you and ingredients to look out for

The results of a recent study revealed that a little more than one-third of people don’t use mouthwash. Are you part of this group? If so, what’s holding you back from rinsing out your mouth on a regular basis? Do you not know which mouthwash to use? Are you overwhelmed by all the different choices […]

Charcoal toothbrushes: Do they work?

do charcoal toothbrushes work to whiten teeth?

Why have charcoal toothbrushes become so popular in recent years? Do charcoal toothbrushes work? The bristles of a charcoal toothbrush are infused with activated charcoal. They’re usually made by oxidizing coal, coconut shells, olive pits, and other similar materials.  This creates a fine grain powder that is then heated to a high temperature to activate […]

The cool ins and outs of fluoride mouthwash: Ingredients, uses, benefits

Nothing feels as good as a fresh mouth! (Ok, that may be up for discussion.) But seriously, fresh breath and that cool tingle of a proper fluoride mouthwash feel pretty amazing. A fluoride mouthwash is different from the typical kinds. Fluoride mouthwash will strengthen (and whiten!) your teeth, reduce decay, and leave your mouth feeling […]

Toothpaste for sensitive teeth: Where to start

toothpaste for sensitive teeth

At some point, most of us have to deal with tooth sensitivity. It’s not pleasant, but it can be a part of life. And while it’s a temporary nuisance for some, others have to live with it on a more permanent basis. If you tend to suffer from chronic tooth sensitivity, make sure to book […]

The best electric toothbrushes for kids

kids electric toothbrush

Looking for a kids’ electric toothbrush? Even when you’re all grown up, you may not actually have fun brushing your teeth. So try to remember back when you were a kid. Brushing your teeth was BORING. Yet it’s still necessary to teach your kids about good healthcare, including brushing twice a day. Any kids’ toothbrush […]