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Everyone gets tooth plaque in their life. This is a sticky film that forms when bacteria inside the mouth accumulates on the teeth. When it hangs there for quite a while, the teeth are in for major clean up. Some tips to prevent it are: 1. Brushing the teeth at least 2x daily. This should…

bruxism

Every now and then, a lot of us clench and grind our teeth. When the grinding of teeth is only on occasions, it will not often lead to harm. When grinding happens regularly, it can be damaging and it is likely for other oral complications to occur. In medical term, teeth grinding is referred to…

gingivitis

Gingivitis is an oral health concern. This condition relates to the inflammation of the gums and usually happens due to bacteria/plaque accumulation on the teeth. This is a non-destructive kind of periodontal disease. When left untreated, it can progress to periodontitis which is a more serious and can, later on, result in teeth loss. Signs…

sore-throat

Sore throat is a pain, irritation or scratchiness that occurred in the throat. It can get worse when swallowing. Usually, the most common cause is a viral infection like flu or cold. If the cause is a virus, then it may likely be healed without doing anything. Another less common type is a streptococcal infection…

gingivitis

Gingivitis is an oral health condition. It is a gum disease that occurs when a naturally occurring sticky film that has bacteria known as plaque accumulates on the teeth. When this happens, the surrounding gum tissue will be inflamed. Plaque can produce gum irritants. When the gums are irritated, it will be inflamed which can…

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Even if you brush your teeth twice every day or floss them regularly, chances are, you spit an occasionally drop or two of blood into the sink. Bleeding gums are not normal, in fact, it is actually a red flag for gum diseases such as gingivitis or inflammation of the gums which stems from the…

oral-health

Halitosis is commonly called as bad breath. It is very disgusting to talk to someone or get close to someone who has it. Every time that the other person speaks, you can surely smell the undesirable odor that their mouth produces. It is quite sad to think how the person has it failed to figure…

Nutrients for Stronger Teeth and Bones

In order to keep your bones, teeth, gums and other tissues healthy, we bring you some nutrients you should be consuming on a daily basis. Calcium Calcium deficiency can predispose people to develop cavities, gum disease, and enamel deficiencies. Good natural sources of calcium are broccoli, dairy products, leafy greens, and almonds. Iron Iron deficiency…

Oral Health

The teeth are essential parts of the body. Without it, we will not be able to properly chew our food. This is why it matters a lot to take good care of our oral health. On a daily basis, it is a must to brush our teeth three times. This will ensure that for the…

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The tongue is of various types, not all are aware of the fact. Tongue not only help us in identifying taste, it also helps in chewing food and digestion. There are primarily three types of tongues that can explain your oral well-being. Here are the types: 1. Smooth Tongue:If your tongue feels smooth, it could…

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