4 February 2015
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Dangers Of Oral Piercings to Dental Health

Dangers Of Oral Piercings to Dental Health   While many find oral piercings, i.e. lip, tongue and cheek piercings to be “hip and cool,” they unfortunately put dental/oral health at risk. Let’s take a look at these risks, as you should consider each of them before heading to your local piercing shop:   Infection To […]


2 February 2015
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What Wears Down Teeth?

What Wears Down Teeth?   While teeth are designed to “last a lifetime” with regular, proper dental care, a number of “hazards” can still wear them down. Let’s check out the three biggest risk factors in terms of teeth wear and tear:   Accidents/Sports Injuries Accidents and sports injuries obviously play a large role in […]


30 January 2015
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What Are Dental Sealants?

What Are Dental Sealants?   A dental sealant is defined as a thin plastic coating painted on teeth, specifically chewing surfaces. It is generally used on back teeth, including molars and premolars, and helps prevent tooth decay. Sealant quickly bonds to tooth grooves and depressions to form a “protective shield” over enamel. It protects areas […]


28 January 2015
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A Guide to Gum Health

A Guide to Gum Health   Healthy gums are bright pink, never red, bleeding or inflamed. Gum disease can lead to a wide range of health problems, including diabetes, heart attack and stroke, while women with gum problems are more likely to have premature babies. It is therefore imperative that we keep our gums healthy, […]


26 January 2015
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World Oral Health Day 2015!

World Oral Health Day 2015!   World Oral Health Day, sponsored by Wrigley Oral Healthcare Programme (WOHP), will be celebrated on March 20th, 2015. For the past 25 years WOHP has “supported independent clinical research” regarding the benefits of chewing sugar-free gum among other initiatives. Sugarless gum oral health benefits include tooth strengthening, saliva stimulation […]

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