Alzheimer’s drug for natural tooth regeneration

Scientists have discovered that rotten teeth can now be naturally regenerated, using Alzheimer’s drug. This discovery means that we could no longer need fillings. Key takeaways: – The Alzheimer’s drug can be used to treat large cavities, by catalysing pulp growth and restoring your dentine. – In a damaged or rotten tooth, a band of dentine will bridge the gap …

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Reasons you should brush longer after eating these foods

We all know that we are supposed to brush our teeth at least twice a day and rinse our mouths after every meal. However, the following foods require higher levels of oral hygiene. Key takeaways: – Dried fruits and bread stick on your teeth, generating plaque and cavity-causing bacteria. – Candy and soda have excessive sugar, which creates bacteria that …

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Is your oral care routine harming your teeth?

There is a fine line between a good oral care routine and an overzealous one that could be damaging your teeth. Key takeaways: – Quality of flossing is more important than quantity – once a day is sufficient. – Try not to brush your teeth too aggressively or use a hard-bristled brush as they can damage the protective enamel on …

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Can Natural Oral Hygiene Remedies Lead to Problems?

While natural oral hygiene remedies may seem harmless on the surface, some common practices might actually damage your teeth and require intervention from a dentist. Let’s highlight three techniques which should be avoided and the primary reasons why. – Rinsing your mouth with lemon water could eat away the enamel of your teeth (lemon juice is quite acidic). – Apple …

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Your Natural Alternatives to Treat Minor Oral Pain

While a dentist can always treat cavities within the teeth, there are some worthwhile home remedies to consider if you are only experiencing temporary pain. What are three proven techniques which can be easily applied? – A salt water rinse will reduce swelling and promote healing around the teeth and gums. – Peppermint tea contains chemicals that offer antibacterial properties. …

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Ways to improving your smile fast

Do you have a problem with your smile, that you would like to correct? Please, do not be worried about the number of procedures. Much can be accomplished in 3 visits or less. Key takeaways: – Dental veneers are ultra-thin shells that are good for hiding chipped, discoloured and uneven teeth, and can be placed within 3 days. – If …

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Will veneers make my teeth more sensitive?

When porcelain veneers are fitted over existing teeth, the result is beautiful as the veneers cover up minor imperfections. In the process of getting fitted for veneers, a small amount of the protective enamel has to be removed to ensure they bind sufficiently. Key takeaways: – Some people experience sensitivity after getting veneers – but not everyone. – Any sensitivity …

Simple habits to keep your child’s teeth healthy

Your child’s teeth can be kept healthy and happy by following a few simple habits. Key takeaways: – Using fluoride toothpaste and drinking fluoridated water will strengthen your child’s tooth enamel, reducing the risk of cavity formation. Ensure they brush twice a day. – As soon as your child has two touching teeth they can begin to floss. – It …