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Sweeter Breath in a Snap

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First impressions are very important. You only get the opportunity to make one so it’s always best to make the best impression possible. Take for instance, a job interview. You’ve practiced all of the potential questions and answers ahead of time to make sure you are ready, you have the perfect outfit picked out to wear and you’re feeling ready. You decide to go for breakfast with a friend beforehand to have a good meal and calm your nerves a bit, but you quickly regret the garlic heavy dish you chose and are unable to brush your teeth before the interview. Mouth odour is something that everyone has dealt with at one time or another. Besides keeping your teeth regularly brushed, and flossing, rinsing, cleaning your tongue and … Continue Reading

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The Link between Smiles and Smartphones

In 2016 the use of smartphones globally is at an all time high; many people on the planet have a phone and are using it a lot throughout their daily lives to connect with people, conduct business and do many other things. The capabilities of smartphones keeps improving to help make our lives better, but is it all good? “Electromagnetic radiation from mobiles seems to impair the effectiveness of saliva at protecting our teeth from decay, according to research from Tel Aviv University. Ear, nose and throat specialists compared the saliva of long-term phone users with that of deaf people. Scientists reported that spending an hour on a mobile significantly reduces the natural production of saliva. This reduced saliva was low in the protein albumin and the enzyme … Continue Reading

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Proper Teeth Cleaning Technique

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Technique is everything. When you know the proper way to do something you can know with certainty that you are making a positive impact with whatever it is you happen to be doing. There is nothing worse than thinking you have been doing something correctly for a long time only to find out that not only were you doing it wrong, but that the way you were doing it was causing a lot more harm and will make it that much harder to correct. When it comes to brushing your teeth, there is a specific way to do it for it to be the most effective. Some may believe that a lot of toothpaste, on a hard bristled brush combined with hard, aggressive strokes will offer the best … Continue Reading

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Benefits of Regular Dental Care

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Good health practices will always yield good results. When you eat a healthy balanced diet and get the proper amount of exercise daily, you will be on the road to living a longer and healthier life. When you think about it, anytime you give something necessary care and attention chances are it will yield the results you are seeking. Dental health is no different. Dentists have stressed the importance of maintaining your oral care through regular brushing, flossing, rinsing and visits to their office. Here are some of the actual benefits of listening to that advice. Better Smile–If an individual is a coffee or tea drinker or a smoker, more frequent dental care might be deemed necessary. This is because substances such as wine, tea, coffee, and/or tobacco … Continue Reading

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Things Your Dentist Wants You to Know

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The beauty of living in a technologically enhanced era is the availability of information and the access we have to it. Want to learn to speak a new language? Want to try a new recipe? Want to learn how to change the oil in your car? All of these things and so much more are literally a click away from learning. The internet has been able to connect us with important information so we can make our lives better. However, information is only as good as what we do with it. Someone can tell you what to do or guide you in the right direction toward something, but if you don’t take the necessary steps to apply it to your life, it won’t be of any benefit. When … Continue Reading

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Protecting Your Teeth

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All things that we hold dear, we protect. Our loved ones, our homes, and our personal belongings are the items that usually are on the top of the list, but what about our bodies? It’s a new year and many people begin January with a new membership to a gym and promise themselves they are going to become the best version of themselves. This is a great and something everyone should do, but just saying it isn’t enough. You have to follow through with the goal and maintain it. The body is made up of many parts and each one deserves attention and should be properly maintained and protected. We put our teeth through a lot on a daily basis, so it’s normal that they experience wear and … Continue Reading

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