6 unusual ways to clean your teeth

Forgot to pack your toothbrush? Save your smile with these six simple teeth-cleaning secrets 1. Seek cinnamon Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago found that cinnamon-flavored chewing gum reduces bacteria in the mouth. The reason? The gum contains cinnamic aldehyde (the compound that gives cinnamon it’s flavour and colour), a plant essential oil…

Tea or coffee at work – thanks a latte!

A hot cup of tea or coffee during the working day is both refreshing and surprisingly good for oral health. Getting a round of tea and coffee in at work could help to improve the oral health of your colleagues. A series of studies has shown that regular tea and coffee drinkers are less likely…

5 foods your dentist wants you to avoid

While it’s important to have a varied diet, some food choices are a lot less tooth-friendly than others. Read on to learn about five foods your dentist would prefer you avoid.. 1. Sugary food Sugar sends the bacteria in your mouth into a feeding frenzy, producing acids that damage your teeth and lead to decay….

What to eat for whiter teeth

We all want the whitest teeth possible. Here are the foods to eat to get them.. Having a healthy, bright smile is a simple way to put your best face forward, but keeping teeth looking their best isn’t always easy. Many everyday foods and drinks can change the colour of your teeth. Bleaching, either through…

How to Heal Cavities Naturally

There’s a common belief that once a person attains a cavity the only way to fix it or reduce the damage is by filling it with a synthetic material. However according to researches, cavities may be prevented and even healed with proper nutrition. For example, according to a new study published in the British Medical…