- By Priscilla Barnard on March 8, 2017Read more
All babies have that fresh clean breath smell. The reality though, is that as they start growing they face challenges to oral health and baby breath is no longer applicable.
Dental care changes as we move through life’s stages. Below we discuss a few of those stages.
- By Priscilla Barnard on October 18, 2016Read more
Periodontitis, or more commonly known as gum disease or periodontal disease, begins with a bacterial growth in the mouth, and if not treated promptly, can cause tooth loss due to the destruction of the tissue that surrounds the teeth.
- By Priscilla Barnard on July 21, 2016Read more
Consuming too much sugar can damage your teeth, is generally not a healthy choice which then will cause halitosis and a whole lot of other mouth issues. Below we give a few tips on how to cut back on sugar without having to take drastic measures.
- By Priscilla Barnard on July 21, 2016Read more
All of humanity has had halitosis at one stage or another. Whether you are old or young, single or married, sickly or healthy, nobody is immune to bad breath. Some time back on the Today show, Kathie Lee Gifford and Honda Kotb, used the Topland Etiquette Breath Analyser. It rates a person’s breath in order to determine if they suffer from bad breath.
- By Priscilla Barnard on July 19, 2016Read more
Believe it or not, your smile could reveal some very important things about your body and what it is going through. Below are some of the things that your oral health can reveal.
- By Priscilla Barnard on July 6, 2016Read more
Winter is in full swing and colds and flu are a guarantee. No matter all the preventative measures you get today some including flu vaccine, over the counter medication and even prescription medication, the chances are good that colds and influenza can still infect you.
- By Priscilla Barnard on April 12, 2016Read more
Teeth grinding or otherwise known as Bruxism, is thought to be associated with a sleep-related disorder. Many who suffer from bruxism also suffer from sleeping disorders such as snoring and pauses in breathing (sleep apnea).
- By Nishaat Raffie on March 9, 2016Read more
Most people over the age of 45 know that good oral care has positive effects on their general health. Problems such as dry mouth caused by medication, tender gums and chronic halitosis, are common dental conditions that should be treated with proper dental care and as we get older, these issues often become worse. Basically, our bodies get tired and start to function…
- By Priscilla Barnard on February 9, 2016Read more
As hard as this may seem to believe, there are definitely some oral health care differences between the sexes. These differences are either identified through overall health conditions, and that of oral hygiene. Below are some of the differences between the sexes and oral care health that all should take note of.
- By Priscilla Barnard on January 12, 2016Read more
One of the more uncomfortable and painful thing you can experience in the mouth is a mouth ulcer. They can occur any place inside the oral cavity which includes the inner surface of the lips and cheeks, at the bottom of the gums, tongue and soft palate. Mouth ulcers can be caused by various factors some of which include chewing on the cheeks, emotional…
- By Priscilla Barnard on November 19, 2015Read more
It’s nearing the festive season, and where parties and socialising are part of the festivities. The last thing anyone would want during these festivities is Halitosis. This is a crucial time to ensure that you have the halitosis under control. Here are a few tips to keep your breath fresh and halitosis free this season (and all year round).
- By Nishaat Raffie on October 27, 2015Read more
Tonsil stones, also known as “Tonsilloliths” are a source of terrible embarrassment to those who suffer with them and in many cases, large tonsil stones can be very uncomfortable, causing a scratchy sensation in the back of the throat. Tonsil stones are not to be confused with an infected throat (strep throat), tonsillitis or other tonsil infections. Having tonsil stones does not make you…
- By Priscilla Barnard on September 11, 2015Read more
As the saying goes, prevention is better than the cure. The same applies to bad breath and all that goes with it. Anyone suffering from halitosis knows how a low self esteem feels. Halitosis not only affects the person’s emotional well being, but also their work environment and their love lives. We will be discussing different ways to prevent bad
- By Priscilla Barnard on September 9, 2015Read more
A person’s smile is one of the first things someone will notice. A sincere smile can brighten up someone’s day, it can make someone feel at ease, it can also make you more approachable. But these things we already knew. What you did not know is that a smile can also help you to succeed in the business world,
- By Priscilla Barnard on July 22, 2015Read more
Sleeping disorders can cause various problems. Even though most of these disorders are diagnosed and treated outside the dentist’s rooms, there are some that are directly linked to a person’s mouth. Below we discuss some of these disorders and that you might want to see your dentist about.