The old adage says "an apple a day keeps the doctor away," but can a banana save you the trouble of an expensive teeth whitening procedure? Apparently rubbing the fleshy inside of a banana peel on your teeth can remove surface stains, resulting in a brighter smile. Let the pulp from the peel sit on your teeth for 15 minutes before brushing. Strawberries are another natural … [Read more...] about Strawberries and bananas for a whiter smile
Diabetes results in hyperglycemia - too much sugar in your blood. That also translates to too much sugar in your saliva, which is bad news for your teeth. Bacteria multiply due to the extra sugar and cause excess plaque, resulting in gum disease and tooth decay. Those with diabetes need to take extra care with their oral health practices. Read the full article here: … [Read more...] about The link between diabetes and oral health
We need our teeth, and without good oral hygiene practices we can lose them. Healthy teeth allow us to chew our food and are an important part of the digestion process. In order to take good care of your teeth, you have to brush them twice a day and rinse your mouth after eating anything sweet or sticky. Your dentist can give you options when it comes to procedures to help … [Read more...] about Stop taking oral health lightly – it’s important!
Big strides in medicine and education have decreased the spread of many cancers, but oral cancer is still on the rise. OralID has partnered with the Academy of Laser Dentistry to raise awareness for oral cancer this year. They are working to push the importance of early detection by providing screenings for oral cancer for free. It's estimated that oral cancer causes one … [Read more...] about Free oral cancer screenings promote early detection and awareness
Your teeth and jaw position have a lot of influence on the overall look of your face. Facelift Dentistry features a variety of options to help you look and feel your best. In this case, the patient herself tells you about her anti-aging transformation. After being looked at and passed by many other doctors (she's been working in the dental field since the 1980s), Rosie … [Read more...] about Facelift Dentistry® can change your life
There is a movement toward healthy awareness, and as a result there are all kinds of "natural" products appearing in stores, including toothpaste. Regular toothpaste contains some artificial additions, so if that's a concern you might appreciate natural toothpastes that strive for all natural ingredients. Some natural toothpastes add fluoride and others don't, and the same … [Read more...] about The ins and outs of “natural” toothpaste
Even though our teeth aren't naturally bright white, the food and drink we consume can stain our enamel. Whiter teeth give you a healthier, more beautiful appearance, and that's important in our society where looks have so much influence. Here are some natural ways to brighten your smile. Hydrogen peroxide is a main ingredient in most whitening treatments, so mixing it with … [Read more...] about How to get whiter teeth at home
We're always making judgments about each other; it's human nature. However, some judgments mean the difference between getting that spiffy new job or flailing in corporate hell another few months, and that's why developing your personal brand is important. Here are some things you can do to improve your digital and written image. Remember that your CV or resume may be viewed … [Read more...] about How to improve your personal brand
Toothpaste is something we all have on hand to clean and brighten our healthy smiles, but did you know its uses go far beyond our dirty mouths? The ingredients in toothpaste make it a great cleaner for a variety of things. Toothpaste used on a soft cloth can polish silver. If you lose a little to the sink while you're brushing, take a cloth and clean the sink with it. It … [Read more...] about Toothpaste does far more than clean teeth!
Did you know people aren't supposed to have white teeth? Our teeth are naturally off white, but stains from food and drink can add more discoloration, and that has people seeking whitening treatments - but not all of them work. Most over the counter methods are safe and effective when used properly, though some cheaper ways (such as those popping up in hair salons) can not … [Read more...] about Be cautious when choosing a teeth whitening method