Dry Mouth, also called xerostomia, is when you have a decrease in saliva production resulting in, well, a dry mouth. Not only is this physically uncomfortable, it also has a number of negative effects on your oral health.
Oral health is equally important for everyone, but those who spend a lot of time doing athletic activities need to take some special considerations into account when it comes to dental care. Step Up Your Teeth Cleaning if You’re a Swimmer If you spend a lot of time swimming in chlorinated pools, you may be […]
When we’re on the go during our work day, it’s easy to neglect basic oral health practices. Get into these simple habits and you’ll find you can integrate your oral care routine into your work day seamlessly. Take a Midday Oral Hygiene Break Set aside a few minutes at the end of your lunch break […]
If you are experiencing tooth sensitivity when you eat or drink certain things (often hot or cold temperatures trigger tooth pain), here are a few things you can do to reduce your pain. Specialized Toothpaste Many people find that switching to a toothpaste that is specially formulated for people with sensitive teeth is a quick […]
What’s the Problem with Thumb Sucking? Frequent thumb sucking at a young age often results in problematic misalignment of the teeth such as an open bite or an increased overjet, which can require intensive dental intervention later in life. Break that thumb-sucking habit now and your child will have a much easier time in terms […]
People who have diabetes have a unique set of oral health needs. This is because the higher blood sugar levels associated with diabetes also cause certain oral health issues, which many people are not aware of. Here are a few dental health concerns that you should be mindful of if you have diabetes. Book a […]
Of course, a good oral care routine of flossing and brushing twice a day is essential for fighting against tooth decay, but your diet also makes a big impact on whether or not you will develop cavities. Avoid sugary foods as much as possible and integrate these tooth-decay fighters into your diet more. High-Fibre […]