Every year at about this time I get questions about mouthguards. Are they all the same? Surely a chemist mouthguard does the same job?
So when we’re out I often see people choosing to drink soda water with a twist of lemon. It’s refreshingly light and bubbly, but it’s not great for your teeth.
Not All Sugars Are Sweet!
We often get asked about breast feeding and oral health for infants. As parents and mothers the team at bcdental understand that breast feeding is a very personal choice impacted by many aspects and can be complex decision.
Have your tried a turmeric latte yet?
We've all had to reach for the breath mints at some point. And breath quality is important to your social appeal. It's been estimated that 60 percent of adults with partners say that their partner's oral health plays a big role in their level of intimacy.
For lovers of chocolate,
Your mouth is teeming with both good and bad bacteria. Most of it is good and helps with normal functioning of your teeth and gums. The bad bacteria if left unchecked can cause issues including cavities and gum disease.
The super chew!
No mouthguard = no smile protection
Most smokers are unaware of the damage smoking can have on their oral health. Tobacco smoking can cause oral cancer, periodontal disease, halitosis and teeth staining.
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Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver’s new documentary Jamie’s Sugar Rush, which aired late Septemebr in Australia advocates for a sugar tax. Jamie's details the incredibly large role that sugar plays in rising global health problems and tracks Oliver’s lobbying of the British government to commit to positive changes to the food and drinks industry in the interest of improved public health.
A comforting cup of tea brings a smile to most people’s faces. Now, according to scientists, it might make that smile just a little bit healthier. Researchers have claimed that drinking at least three cups of tea a day can help keep your teeth in good condition and reduce the risk of decay.
Alongside tooth brushing and flossing many people add a mouthwash to their daily routine – but not all mouthwashes are equal!
At a very young age, we’re taught the basics of good oral health care: how to keep our teeth and gums clean and free from the accumulation of bacteria and plaque build-up, and for good reasons! Compared to the cost and complications of complex dental treatments such as dental extraction, root canal therapy, and oral surgery, the effort given to keeping proper oral healthcare is practically inconsequential.
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