If things are humming along smoothly, we don’t tend to notice the most basic aspects of how our bodies run; a well-oiled machine has no friction, as they say. It’s not until an ailment makes itself known that we realize how much our bodies quietly do for us behind the scenes. This is definitely the case when it comes to saliva. Have you ever wondered about the role saliva ... Continue Reading
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Who wouldn’t like a whiter smile? And if it can be done without chemicals or damaging your teeth, all the better! That’s what Natural Teeth Whitening is all about. This topic is full of debate and opinion, so let’s talk about some facts and pros and cons of the different whitening methods you can choose from. Why do teeth darken in the first place? There are two very ... Continue Reading
When it comes to oral health, your gums are one of the most critical elements in a healthy mouth. They’re the oral equivalent of the foundation of your house: As long as the foundation is solid, the house is sound – but as soon as the foundation begins to shift or crack, the whole house could tumble down. Similarly, as soon as your gums start to deteriorate, you’re at risk for ... Continue Reading
When you think about what causes cavities, the first things that come to mind are probably candy and not brushing your teeth after eating that candy. While you’re on the money with these guesses, they’re not the only contributors to deteriorating tooth health. With billions of dollars a year spent on oral care products like toothpaste and mouthwash, we should have no cavities, ... Continue Reading
Dry mouth, cotton mouth, the pasties – no matter what you call it, the feeling that there’s no moisture in your mouth is unpleasant and uncomfortable. Experiencing a dry mouth is normal from time to time, and about half of the population experiences it to some extent during their lifetimes. It can range from a minor annoyance to a potentially serious issue. The medical term ... Continue Reading