In this article I will discuss why we need to brush our teeth and why it is better to use an electric toothbrush than a regular toothbrush. I will discuss the features that are important for an electric toothbrush to have and the features that are just gimmicks designed to further lighten your wallet. I hope that once you have read this article you will agree with me that the best electric toothbrush to buy is the Oral B Professional 1000.
Have you ever asked yourself, what is a tooth extraction? In this article I am going to explain exactly what a tooth extraction is, how a tooth is actually extracted, and what typically happens after a tooth extraction.
Xylitol is a natural sweetener that is gaining popularity as an ingredient to fight tooth decay. Xylitol is commonly found in sugar-free gums because not only does it prevent dental cavities, it actually helps reverse the tooth decay process. If that wasn’t enough for you, if xylitol is used to cook with instead of sugar, it will result in weight loss due to the much lower calories it contains. After reading this article, you’ll not only understand why dentists recommend xylitol for teeth, but also how xylitol will help you lose weight. Continue reading
Many people with missing teeth would prefer to get implant treatment to restore their teeth than get a denture. The cost of implant treatment starts at around $5000 and can go much higher depending on how many implants are needed. Because of this very high price most people simply can’t afford implant treatment and have to get a cheaper and much less desirable option like a denture. The option of going abroad to get affordable dental implants may make sense in this situation. Continue reading
If you have been suffering with bad breath (halitosis) you may have tried many ways to stop it, but no matter how much you brush, mouthwash or use mouth sprays, in as little as a few minutes, the bad smell comes back. If you want to know how to stop bad breath once and for all, you will find all the steps you need to take in this article. Continue reading
In this article I will be discussing dental tourism and a company that specializes in it, Dental Departures. In this Dental Departures review, I will be giving you my opinion (as a western dentist) on dental tourism and how Dental Departures can help keep you safe should you choose to go ahead with dental treatment overseas. Continue reading
So you’ve had your root canal. It wasn’t that bad was it? Now you want to know what to expect after a root canal. Continue reading
A lot of people are really scared about getting a root canal. We hear people say things like, “it was worse than a root canal!”
In reality, the root canal dental procedure is not particularly unpleasant. In fact, it is quite common for my patients to express surprise at how relaxed they felt during the root canal treatment. Continue reading
If you are reading this, I assume you, or somebody you care about, is in quite a lot of pain, there is no dentist available, and you need to do something that is going to work as quickly as possible. In this article I am going to guide you on the most appropriate and effective first aid for toothache. Continue reading