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3 Reasons why you should Floss every day

The dentist would always ask the question: “Have you been flossing regularly?” the usual answer of many is “NO” or what’s that?? “Doctor I brush once daily and when I have a problem I brush twice and that solves the problem”. The importance of flossing can’t be overemphasized. What many of these non-flossers don’t realize…

Nine (9) Common Dental Problems

Nine (9) Common Dental Problems One time or the other, we do have problems with our teeth, ranging from the little, not painful ones to the very complex ones which can make us want to smash our mouth on a hard surface to end it all. In this article, we compile a list of the…

Oral Tips for bedtime.
Oral Tips for bedtime.

Oral Tips for bedtime. It is very important to know that you should have a good oral hygiene routine for night time. The things that happen in your mouth overnight are quite a lot as you sleep. The remains of the food you’ve crushed and bacteria can work together to cause great damage on your…

What are the dangers of Oral piercings (Lip and Tongue)?

Many people consider piercing their skin to be fashionable and stylish but piercing a part of your body, as cool and nice as it may look, has its own side effects. Piercing other parts of the body like your ear or your nose do not come with so much dangerous side effects, but piercing your…

Learn More About Flosses and Interdental cleaners

Flosses and Interdental cleaners Nearly all, if not all health talks involve flossing. Flossing has been proved to be healthy and essential in terms of oral hygiene. Floss removes food trapped between the teeth and removes the film of bacteria that forms there before it has a chance to harden into plaque. Toothbrush bristles alone…

Chewing gum and oral health

Chewing gum and oral health There are a lot of different opinions about chewing gum and its health benefit. Some people believe that it makes people fat, some believe it slims down the body; some say it slims the face. Some people think it’s good for the teeth while some believe it is totally unhealthy….