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6 Myths About Mouthwash That Might Be Hurting Your Health

Mouthwash can help keep your gums and teeth healthy but only if you use them properly. We've got expert tips on boosting the benefits of mouth rinses

5 Signs You Need to See Your Dentist ASAP

Unfortunately, a lot of people ignore these major red flags.


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6 Reasons Why Your Gums are Bleeding

If you regularly see red when you brush your teeth, it could be cause for concern.


6 Ways to Reduce Tooth Sensitivity

Sensitive teeth are not only painful, but they can also begin to interfere with your daily life. Here are six...


The 2017 Best Health Wellness Awards – Oral Health Products

Staying healthy and active is an ongoing commitment. That’s why the right products matter. You can trust these BH-approved oral...

6 Quick Fixes For The Most Common Dental Emergencies

You have a dentist appointment tomorrow. You have a date tonight. You just had a blueberry smoothie before an important...


Can You Avoid Dementia By Brushing Your Teeth?

The findings of a new study might motivate you to start brushing your teeth more.


How To Get Rid of Bad Breath, Once and For All

We asked two experts for their advice on battling bad breath.


4 Dental Issues and What They Reveal About Your Health

Don't give these common dental issues the brush-off, they're key to a healthy life


Fresh Breath Tips: 10 Ways to Get a Clean and Healthy Mouth

Roughly 80 percent of bad breath is caused by bacteria that lingers in your mouth. Here's how to get fresh...


Adult Orthodontics: Is It Too Late To Get Braces?

Toying with the idea of straightening your teeth? There have never been more options. Here's what you should know about...


Remedy Tooth Pain with All-Natural Clove Oil

Clove oil numbs and soothes the pain of toothaches, and is also used to treat respiratory and digestive ailments. It...


5 oral health problems, solved

You practise good oral hygiene but still find yourself plagued by canker sores, halitosis and gingivitis? Let's change that! Read...

How to get over your fear of the dentist

No one likes going to the dentist. But, for some, the experience is more traumatic than for others. Before your...


Do you need a tongue scraper?

Think you know how to keep your mouth squeaky clean?


What is oil pulling and should you do it?

People are rinsing their mouths with oil for 'health reasons.' Why would they?


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7 tips for your child’s first dentist visit

Here's how to give your kids an early ' and tear-free ' start to good oral health


Does the way you eat hurt your teeth?

When it comes to practising good oral heath, it's important to pay attention to how and when we consume our...


Dental X-rays: Why do I need them?

X-rays play a big part in keeping your teeth and gums healthy. A dentist tells us how


5 common mouth sores and how to care for them

Our lips, tongues, cheeks and other mouth parts have lots of nerve endings, so when they get cuts and scrapes,...


Which type of dental filling is right for you?

Worried about the safety of dental fillings? Learn a little bit more about each type to help you make an...

Are dental fillings safe?

Have you heard concerns over fillings, and wondered if you're at risk? We asked experts to set the record straight


Why you need to stop grinding your teeth

Do you clench and grind your teeth? Here's why it happens, and what you can do it about


Will using a straw save your teeth from stains and cavities?

We asked an expert for tips on maintaining a white smile, while still indulging in the occasional sugary drink


How to cope with dry mouth

Suffering from dry mouth? Here's how it happens and what to do about it


Are you at risk for gum disease?

Periodontal disease can wreck more than your smile. Here's how to stop this common condition before it starts


7 things that can ruin your teeth

Do you take good care of your teeth? Don't let your good oral hygiene go to waste by making one...