The Best Electric Toothbrush – Don’t Pay For Marketing Gimmicks

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.

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Xylitol for teeth. Good for Your Teeth and for Losing Weight


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

Affordable Dental Implants? Take A Holiday!


Dental holiday!

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

How To Stop Bad Breath, In 7 Steps

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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

Dental Departures Review, A Dentist’s Point of View


Travelling overseas for affordable dental treatment

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

First Aid For Toothache, When There is No Dentist

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Cocaine toothache drops. No longer on the market.

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