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Secondhand Smoke Linked to Kids’ Tooth Decay

A study from Japan links exposure to secondhand smoke during pregnancy and infancy,  with an increased risk of tooth decay.  … [Read more...]

Get rid of bad breath

Everyone has bad breath from time to time. In fact, for one in four adults it’s a regular problem. You can avoid the shame and embarrassment of bad breath. Here are a few tips for fresher breath: … [Read more...]

10 Toothbrush Mistakes – and How to Fix Them

Most of us don't give too much thought to brushing our teeth. We just do it.  But did you know that there is a right and wrong way to brush your teeth, and that sometimes brushing too much is bad for you?  … [Read more...]

Can you extract teeth without cutting?

Most children don't look forward to their dentist appointments, especially if it's time to have a tooth pulled. Even as adults, most of us can admit that tooth extractions are painful experiences, that we would all rather avoid.  … [Read more...]

Nine things you need to know about tooth whitening

Want to have that perfect, beautiful, shiny, white smile? You may want to consider tooth whitening. The British Dental Health Foundation gives us a list of 9 things you need to know before you whiten your teeth.  … [Read more...]

Keep your kids teeth healthy during the holidays

For most kids, holidays meant lots of junk food and candy. While we want our children to enjoy the holiday season, we still want to keep their teeth healthy. Here are a few tips from Colgate to keeping your children's teeth and gums healthy despite the sugar intake. … [Read more...]

How your oral health affects your overall wellness

Keeping your mouth healthy keeps you healthy. Researchers know there's a synergic relationship between oral health and overall wellness. In one large study, people without gum disease had 50% lower risk of a heart attack … [Read more...]

Is sugar really harmful?

It is a well known fact that sugar causes decay and  is harmful for children's oral health, but how bad is it really? Watch this video by the British Dental Association to learn more. … [Read more...]