July 2016 - Platinum Dental Surgery

Tips for Adhering to your Dental Routine

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Tips for Adhering to your Dental Routine

The problem of most individuals is not in planning and starting routines, but in keeping to them. This applies greatly in the oral health sector, especially in a country like Nigeria. Here most people don’t take their oral health very seriously, so abiding by some dental health routine could be very hard. Oral health is…

Scaling and Polishing: All you need to know

Scaling and polishing are two medical terms that are often used together because they represent processes that are similar. Both are processes that involve removing stains and plaque accumulated on the teeth; those which regular brushing and flossing cannot remove. Professionally, teeth cleaning or dental cleaning is called Prophylaxis (or Prophy). Prophylaxis is a word…

5 ways to prevent tooth decay in children

Tooth decay is common in both adults and children, particularly in toddlers and young kids. It occurs when bacteria in their mouth produce acids that eat away at a tooth. Tooth decay usually does not cause any symptom until your kids have a cavity or an infected tooth. However, if not treated, it can cause…

Do the home kits really whiten the Teeth?

Do the home kits really whiten the teeth? Getting your teeth whitened by laser beam is faster and much gentler than other methods. The procedure takes only 20 minutes with the gel formula on the teeth, compared to 62 minutes for non-laser beam procedures. There is absolutely no tray engaged, and you will not have…

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What you need to know about Dental Floss

What Is Dental Floss? Dental floss is a cord of thin filaments used to remove food and dental plaque from the teeth in areas a toothbrush struggles to. Dentists insist it helps keep our teeth sparkling and totally free of Tooth decay, as well as keeping our gums balanced. Regular flossing has even been said…

The Common Causes of Teeth Sensitivity.

The Common Causes of Teeth Sensitivity. Does eating frozen yogurt make you say “ouch” — or do you find yourself wincing when you brush or floss? You can have what’s known as the teeth sensitivity. The tooth is one of the hardest bones in the body. It can withstand being used as a prying and…