August 2016 - Platinum Dental Surgery

Mouthwash or Salt-water?

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Mouthwash or Salt-water?

Oral hygiene does not just entail brushing the teeth, flossing or scraping the tongue. There is absolutely more. It is important not to just take care of the teeth and tongue on separate basis but to also care for the mouth as a whole. One of the ways you can do this is to have…

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Why you should visit your dentist frequently

To have and maintain a good level of oral hygiene, there are measures that must be put in place. There are many things that must be done asides just brushing and flossing. The gums need attention too, you know. Which is why you need to visit your dentist as often as possible. There are many…

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You’ve been brushing your teeth the wrong way

General Knowledge About Brushing of the Teeth Brushing of the teeth is a practice that is carried out by most people around the world, and it’s a good one at that. In times past, in this part of the world, people used chewing sticks for the purpose of cleaning the mouth. How To Know You’re…

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Benefits of having white teeth

Over the years, certain foods, drinks and oral habits cause the teeth to become stained and dull. This has a lot of negative effects on the affected individual. The morale of the individual in question is likely to get dampened and this in turn might lead to low self-esteem. As a result, many opportunities may…

Why you should change your Toothbrush frequently

Attention there! When last did you change your toothbrush? How often do you change your toothbrush? A lot of people are concerned about maintaining proper oral hygiene, but as funny as it may sound, they do not pay attention to changing their toothbrushes from time to time. Some only get to change their toothbrushes because…

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What are Tongue Scrapers?

A tongue scraper is a small object that is designed for the special purpose of cleaning the tongue. It is also called a tongue cleaner or a tongue brush. It is used to clean up bacteria and dead cells present on the tongue. In this part of the world, it is rare to see people…

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Effects of Alcohol and Soft Drinks on the Teeth

“Oh how much I love fizzy drinks!” “I just cannot do without taking at least one bottle of soft drink per day”… These and many more are the testimonies of lots of people. On a weekly basis, they consume bottles of soft, fizzy drinks. Others are ardent fans of alcoholic drinks and spirits.Apart from the…

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Facts About Teeth Sensitivity

Sensitive teeth can make normal oral activities like drinking and eating really miserable and painful. Do you occasionally feel a sharp pain in your tooth or teeth that causes you to wince (maybe when you take a hot or cold drink)? Then you should understand that you might be experiencing what is referred to as…

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All you need to know about Dental Cavities

Many people wonder what and what causes the feelings of discomfort, distress and pain in their teeth that eventually leads to tooth loss. They are known as CAVITIES.  Cavities in oral health are those holes that appear after the teeth has been decayed for a long time. Cavities don’t just appear in the dentition, they…

Electric Toothbrush vs Manual Toothbrush

Brushing is an inevitable part of our daily lives if we must keep clean. What we call the toothbrush (usually associated with the manual toothbrush) today dates back as far as the 1930s and over the centuries there have been changes made to this fascinating invention of man. Whether manual toothbrushes or electric (or powered)…