Why Adherence to Teeth Whitening Product Guidelines Is Important

Some people may wish to get quicker tooth whitening results by exceeding the dosage of dental whitening products. Such people may not know the risks of not following the usage guidelines that are provided by the manufacturer of the product. This article discusses some of the dangers that may occur when you don't follow the instructions provided on how to whiten your teeth using a certain product. Increased Dental Permeability [Read More]

Toothbrush Hygiene Tips to Give Your University-Bound Child

If you have children who are about to go off to university, it is important to know that their dental hygiene is as important as their studies. Since university life is characteristically communal, the collective use of washrooms and dormitories is likely to increase the spread of germs and bacteria if hygiene is anything to go by. Therefore, dental hygiene is crucial, but it should start with proper toothbrush care. However, this is only possible if your kids avoid making some common mistakes when handling toothbrushes. [Read More]

Helping your child deal with tooth extraction

Children can need to get their teeth extracted for a number of reasons, including accidental damage, decay, overcrowding or a failure of the baby teeth to fall out when the adult teeth erupt. The extraction process can be very stressful for some children. Here are some ways to help your child deal with tooth extraction.  Have the dental staff explain procedure Removing a part of the child's body can seem very stressful for a child. [Read More]

Why Some People Visit the Dentist More Often Than Others

Do you feel as if you're always planning a visit to the dentist even though you already look after your teeth properly and wonder why your happy-go-lucky friend isn't affected like this? The truth is that no two people are alike and there are many different factors that may determine dental health through a lifetime. What are some of the factors that contribute to this variation? Managing the Bacteria Essentially, it can be boiled down to one thing — oral bacteria. [Read More]