Brushing

Brushing prevents plaque from forming & disrupts any plaque that has already started to form and mature.

How to clean your dog’s teeth

Did you know that regularly brushing your dog’s teeth and providing her with a healthy diet and plenty of chew toys can go a long way toward keeping her mouth healthy? Many pooches show signs of gum disease by the time they’re four years old because they aren’t provided with proper mouth care—and bad breath…

What is Dental Calculus?

Dental calculus, both supra- and subgingival occurs in the majority of adults worldwide. Dental calculus is calcified dental plaque, composed primarily of calcium phosphate mineral salts deposited between and within remnants of formerly viable microorganisms. A viable dental plaque covers mineralized calculus deposits. Levels of calculus and location of formation are population specific and are…

Home Remedies To Remove Tartar And Plaque Build Up On Teeth

When bacteria-filled material settles on your teeth, either due to improper flossing or inadequate brushing, the result is plaque. If the plaque is left ignored, then calculus or tartar forms, which is essentially solidified plaque. Once there is tartar buildup on your teeth, it becomes very difficult to get rid of and could lead to…

3 Tips To A Healthier Mouth

No one has the same routine in staying healthy. Some people run in the early hours of the morning. Others do Bikram yoga, cycling, and the hardcore compete in CrossFit. There is however one routine that all of us do (hopefully) twice a day, and that is mouth care. Brushing, flossing, and caring for our…

Stress In Dentistry — It Could Kill You!

Recent Studies reported in dental literature confirm that dentists are subject to a variety of stress-related physical and emotional problems. These problems included an alarmingly high incidence of cardiovascular disease, ulcers, colitis, hypertension, lower back pain, eye strain, marital disharmony, alcoholism, drug addiction, mental depression and suicide!     STUDIES AND STATISTICS The suicide rate…

What is Tartar? 6 Tips to Control Buildup

You know it’s important to brush and floss your teeth to prevent tartar buildup. But do you know why? What is tartar? How does it get on your teeth? And what can happen if it does? Get the facts straight ahead. What Is Tartar? Even if you take great care of your teeth at home,…

10 Toothbrush Mistakes — and How to Fix Them

Admit it — brushing your teeth is so second nature you barely think about it. But doing it right is a key part of good oral health, and it can help you avoid cavities and gum disease. Brush up on your skills with these easy-to-follow tips. 1. Choose the Right Tool Do you have the right…

DENTAROID: A Technological Breakthrough Opening a New Era in Dental Simulation Training

obotA clinically more realistic training with this robot cultivates students’ medical accident avoidance capability and communication competency with patients. FEATURES: 1. Conversation capability and humanlike texture The robot knows over 20 patterns of automatic dialogues, thus allowing communication just like with an actual patient. Also, its skin texture is very close to real human skin,…

Scientific Reasons Why Some People Get Cavities More Than Others

Some People Get Cavities More Than Others. Here’s Who and Why. If you want a beautiful smile, one of the first steps is keeping your teeth cavity-free. To keep your teeth cavity-free, you want to take care of your teeth and keep yourself from becoming one of the people most prone to getting cavities.  …

Teeth Whitening Safety Tips

A brilliant smile can spread joy to anyone who sees it, which is why many people will do anything they can to keep their teeth looking great. Tooth whitening is possibly the most popular cosmetic procedure that people seek, and at one point, seeing a dentist was the only way to get a good result….

What is plaque?

Plaque is a soft, sticky film that builds up on your teeth and contains millions of bacteria. The bacteria in plaque cause tooth decay and gum disease if they are not removed regularly through brushing and flossing. When you eat, the bacteria in plaque use the sugars in your food to produce acids that eat…