The 5-Step Tooth-Plaque Prevention Plan

Have you ever run your tongue along the front of your teeth and felt a slimy coating? That “fuzzy-toothed” feeling is the buildup of bacteria. It’s called plaque, and if you let it stick around for too long, it can damage your teeth and gums. What can you do to stop plaque in its tracks? We’ve…

Diet and Dental Health

Your body is a complex machine. The foods you choose and how often you eat them can affect your general health and the health of your teeth and gums, too. If you consume too many sugar-filled sodas, sweetened fruit drinks or non-nutritious snacks, you could be at risk for tooth decay. Tooth decay is the…

Difference Between Dental Tape and Dental Floss

Dental tape and dental floss serve the same purpose of cleaning a person’s teeth, but they are different in their form and how they execute the job of cleaning teeth. The dental tape can be described as being a strip of nylon that is waxed or polythene fiber that is used in the cleaning of…

[Video]: Avoid gum disease with good oral hygiene

Dental health tips to help you prevent gum disease! Tooth decay is one of the most common diseases in the world. It’s caused by bacteria that live in the plaque that builds up on your teeth.

Stratasys Unveils Objet Eden260VS Dental Advantage 3d Printer

Have you been involved with 3D printing in a dental practice? It used to be that making sweeping technological changes in smaller dental and orthodontics offices just wasn’t realistic or affordable. Innovative companies like Stratasys are revolutionizing and streamlining dental and orthodontics practices though, allowing them to go digital, and integrating 3D scanning, design, and…

Would You Recognise the Symptoms of Mouth Cancer?

The numbers of people being diagnosed with mouth cancer is increasing, and the British Dental Health Foundation is concerned about an investigation showing the amount of time people wait before seeking medical advice. Recent research has shown that those with the early warning signs of mouth cancer are more likely to wait longer before seeking…

[Video]: Preventive dental care: beyond the basics

Most people think of a routine dental appointment as a check-up for cavities and an opportunity to get their teeth polished for a brighter smile. Indeed, those two items are standard. However, you can learn what else you can do to keep your teeth and gums looking their best.

New Nasal Spray Could Replace Dental Injections

A new nasal spray is being developed by scientists at the University at Buffalo and it might eventually mean an end to injections. Trials have found the nasal spray to be just as, or possibly more effective than using a standard anaesthetic. This is good news for fearful patients who may have resisted going to…

7 Highly Effective Solutions For Painfully Sensitive

Tooth sensitivity is a painful issue that affects millions of people. There are many causes of sensitive teeth, and several things you can do to reduce the sensitivity or treat the underlying cause. The following solutions can work to help you once again enjoy your favorite foods and drinks. What Causes Tooth Sensitivity? Every tooth…

MoH warns against fake braces

Brunei – THE Ministry of Health (MoH) has warned against the use of fake dental braces due to the various risks to users’ oral and general health. The Orthodontic Unit at the MoH’s Department of Dental Services issued the warning recently, as there has been an increasing trend among youth in Brunei to “attract attention by…