How to keep enamel strong

Tooth enamel is the hardest substance in the body. Without enamel, it would be very painful to bite into food and chew. Keeping enamel strong is essential for good oral...


Four ways water improves your oral health

We all know that water is vital to our general health and well-being. Not surprisingly good hydration has a positive effect on your oral health too. This month, just in...


Dental myths busted

These days we are presented with a vast assortment of information related to our health and well-being through social media and search engines. This month we examine the most common...


Visit your dentist before you travel

The flights have been booked, hotels organized and tour planned. The thought of taking a well-deserved break and going travelling is exhilarating. However before you get overwhelmed with the excitement,...


Have we found the smoking gun for vaping?

E-cigarettes and other electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) have gained popularity in recent years among young people and former cigarette smokers as they’re perceived to be healthier and are a...


Eat your way to healthier teeth

We all know that sugar and acid are number one enemies when it comes to dental decay and erosion, but what about foods that promote good oral health? Recently there...


The mouth is a mirror of your overall nutritional health

In modern Western culture, the ‘nutrition and wellness’ industry is teeming with continuous revolving doors of trends, fads and superfoods. However, the science of fundamental human nutrition as changed very...


Should you try oil pulling?

Maybe you’ve seen something about it on the Internet, or a friend of a friend swears by it—but you’re not sure exactly what it is. “Oil pulling” (swishing oil in...


The key to better health

It’s a new year… You’ve decided to turn over a new leaf: From now on, you’re going to eat right, exercise regularly, get enough sleep, and have quality time for...


Expectant mothers' oral health, vital to health of babies

Can oral bacteria in an expectant mother really affect her baby? Sadly, more research is coming forward that demonstrates a link between build-up of oral bacteria and problems in pregnancy—such...