Monthly Archives: August 2013
http://www.dentistmold.com/news/what-are-chalky-teeth/Much has been made in the news and media recently about 'chalky teeth', and what the associated implications are for oral health in young people, one in six of whom are reportedly affected by this particular dental problem.
Teeth regarded as 'chalky' are more technically described as teeth which are decalcified, and can be identified in children who have brown or white spots on their molars. Treating chalky teeth in time is essential in order to avoid eventual loss of teeth.
The problem with c... Read more
http://www.dentistmold.com/news/look-great-feel-great/Katy Perry's name has been in the news this week, with a number of media articles being written about the superstar's self-awareness with regards to her teeth.
It has been reported that the singer has undergone tooth whitening treatments and is always especially keen to avoid bad breath. She is also understood to brush her teeth several times a day.
While a good attitude to oral health and the appearance of your teeth is certainly something to be admired, it is important to follow the advice o... Read more
http://www.dentistmold.com/news/choosing-your-mouthwash/As an addition to brushing your teeth twice a day with fluoride toothpaste, and flossing everyday, the use of mouthwash can be a very beneficial contribution to your daily oral health care regime.
There are numerous advantages of using mouthwash. The most obvious one is that it can help keep your mouth feeling great and your breath smelling fresh for longer than brushing and flossing alone might be able to.
Using the right mouthwash can also help keep your mouth healthy by assisting with the p... Read more
Chewing is healthy for your teeth. Sugar-free chewing gums are especially good as they are able to positively counteract the harmful bacteria that can be found within the mouth that can cause tooth decay.
It is important to remove plaque the rests on the gum line and in between teeth. Flossing is the best way to do this. If you are one of the many people who find flossing uncomfortable, you may find alternatives such as small interdental brushes or soft toothpicks useful.
Re... Read more
http://www.dentistmold.com/news/dental-news-for-tea-drinkers/Are you a tea drinker? If so, you may be interested to know that a recent study has shown certain brands of tea to contain more fluoride than others. This can take the fluoride intake of tea lovers well over the recommend limit in cases of people who drink four or more cups of tea per day.
The recommended amount of fluoride is good for your teeth, and this is the reason it is added to a number of consumer products.
However, when the recommended level of fluoride is exceeded, this can actually ... Read more