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How to take care of your teeth from childhood and keep them for life

Respect your teeth Look after your teeth and they will look after you. It is important to start oral hygiene early in life from when the first baby tooth erupts. Children who are taught from an early age to take care of their teeth and mouth will be more likely to continue these good habits... More

How to whiten your teeth at home

How to whiten teeth naturally at home Before spending a lot of money on over the counter whitening products, check your kitchen and bathroom cabinet for some basic ingredients that will whiten teeth without harsh chemicals or endangering the protective tooth enamel. A simple professional cleaning... More

How to fight cavities

How to prevent cavities and maintain proper oral health Cavities can be painful, but they also contribute greatly to the deterioration of neighboring and healthy teeth. Gum disease corrective measures can result in a painful recovery and an adjustment to increased dental visits throughout the... More

How to treat halitosis (bad breath)

Make your breath sweeter No-one likes having bad breath. Unfortunately, many people are likely to suffer from it at some stage during their lives. Bad breath or halitosis can be caused by eating highly spiced foods or those containing lots of garlic. Also smoking, drinking coffee or alcohol are... More

How to fix a tongue thrust

Tongue Thrust Most people are unaware as to what a tongue thrust is and unfortunately without treatment can ultimately alter the shape of your face and position of teeth. Medical treatment such as speech therapy can rack up bills close to $800 or more, and may even require surgery to fix, and... More

How to manage dental phobia for oral surgery

Do you sweat profusely at the mention of the word dentist? Do you have a bad toothache for days before you cave in and get an appointment? When you see a dentist office building do you turn around and drive the opposite direction? If you answered yes, then you might have dentophobia. For many who... More