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What you need to know about Oil Pulling

Oil pulling is an Ayurvedic alternative treatment that has been generating a lot of buzz on the Internet of late. Simply type in the Google search for “oil pulling” and you will get millions of results, many of which are recent postings. The alternative names for this traditional Indian ... Continue reading

Tags:  Bad Breath,  Oral Hygiene,  Teeth Whitening,  tooth decay

Is it important where you store your toothbrush?

When you finish cleaning your teeth each morning and evening, do you pay attention to where you store your toothbrush in between cleans? Perhaps you have on old mug by the sink that acts as container for all of your family's brushes, or maybe you place it back in the bathroom cabinet, a... READ MORE

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Dental Health Month reminds us of the importance of taking care of our teeth

Far too often, our oral health takes a back seat in our quest for overall wellbeing. It's something many of us take for granted, but when we neglect our oral hygiene, the effects can be serious. The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare estimates that 30 per cent of adults aged 25-44 ha... Continue reading

Tags:  Bad Breath,  Brushing & Flossing Tips,  Dental Health Month,  Oral Hygiene

World Oral Health Day Reminds Us of the Importance of Caring for Our Teeth

From the time we are young, we are taught the importance of maintaining a healthy mouth and smile. As adults, we are frequently reminded of the benefits of maintaining good oral hygiene as it is discussed widely throughout mass media. However, the reality is that these messages don't always sink in.... READ MORE

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Why your company needs to take teeth seriously

Teeth are a serious business. Often, our dental and oral health takes a backseat to other health care concerns, which is unfortunate. In the last century, strides have been made across developed countries to improve access to dental and orthodontic care, and the results are impressive. Today, we in ... READ MORE

Tags:  Corporate Dental Program,  Oral Hygiene

Why is it important for kids to see a dentist?

Children require very specific dental care. If you're a parent, you are probably already familiar with the unique challenges children face in terms of oral health. Taking your child to a dentist is an important routine that will help them learn good oral hygiene habits and help them keep their teeth... READ MORE

Tags:  Oral Hygiene,  Orthodontics

4 common problems associated with poor oral hygiene

Oral hygiene impacts our well-being in a number of ways. Even beyond changes in the appearance of our teeth, problems caused by poor oral health can seep into our personal lives, impact our ability to eat properly, and cause long-term problems. Common dental problems can easily be diagnosed by gene... READ MORE

Tags:  Bad Breath,  Gum Disease,  Missing Teeth,  Oral Hygiene

7 tips to maintain great oral health this spring

It's important to do what you can to protect, clean and care for your teeth. This can extend through to the food and drinks you consume, as well as dental check-ups and procedures. 1. Commit to a regular dental routine Along with brushing your teeth for two minutes twice a day, it's important to c... READ MORE

Tags:  Brushing & Flossing Tips,  Corporate Dental Program,  Dental Health Month,  Oral Hygiene

The high price of dental issues in the workplace

Oral health plays an important role in keeping you in the best physical shape. Strong teeth and healthy gums are essential for chewing, eating and even speaking properly, but many people aren't giving their smile the best treatment. Neglecting those pearly whites can have many consequences, from mi... READ MORE

Tags:  Brushing & Flossing Tips,  Gum Disease,  Oral Hygiene

Workplace temptations that are damaging to your teeth

A full work day can take a lot out of you, so it's no surprise that many worker bees reach for something sweet and sugary to counteract the late afternoon slump. However, those workplace snacking habits can come at a cost to your oral health. Without proper oral care and regular appointments with y... READ MORE

Tags:  Dental Health Month,  Oral Hygiene