Plagued by frequent canker sores? You’re not alone. As many as 1 in 5 people suffer from canker sores on a regular basis, and women get them twice as often as men. So what causes these small but mightily painful ulcers in the mouth? In the past, that question has been right up there withRead More
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Gum disease. It can be hard to separate fact from fiction when it comes to matters of the mouth. Rather than visiting multiple websites and playing worst-case scenario (“I googled ‘bleeding gums’ and now I think I’m doomed!”) get the real-deal facts about gum disease right here. And, of course, make an appointment with your dentist.Read More
From mouth sores to bad breath, the side effects of chemotherapy can be really hard on people’s smiles. That’s because, while fighting cancer cells, chemotherapy damages healthy cells in the mouth and reduces the body’s ability to fight bacteria, fungi and viruses. Additionally, chemotherapy thins the lining inside the mouth, increasing the chance of infection.Read More
7 Simple Home Remedies for Dry Mouth If you suffer from dry mouth – which is simply a lack of saliva – then you know how bad it can be. Dry mouth can be painful, making it hard to chew and swallow. It can be embarrassing … affecting our speech and breath. It can giveRead More
Alcohol in mouthwash: should we just say no? We all want fresh breath and healthier gums, but turns out, the best mouthwash for the job isn’t that bright-colored bottle with the high alcohol content. In fact, these mouthwashes could actually be working AGAINST our smiles. It’s true. Keep reading to learn why alcohol in mouthwashRead More
Essential oils. Are these gifts from nature the answer to a healthier smile? Keep reading about this latest trend: the power of essential oils for your smile, and see if it’s time for you to make the switch.Read More
Yellow teeth. No one wants them, but a lot of us have them! Sometimes it’s simply age or genetics that give our teeth a yellow hue. Other times, it’s our lifestyle choices, like what we eat and drink. If you want to add extra sparkle to your smile, keep reading about yellow teeth: top foodsRead More