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Sink Your Teeth Into Scholarships for Future Dentists, Dental Hygienists

Maintaining proper oral hygiene is one of the most important ways you can stay healthy. Brushing and flossing regularly to avoid gum disease means you’re less likely to develop diseases of the whole body, including diabetes, heart disease and various types of cancer. Dentists and dental hygienists have an important job, but landing a career

Four spring tips for a healthy mouth

Doing some spring cleaning? While you’re busy beating rugs, cleaning curtains and organizing cabinets, don’t forget to check your bathroom counter! Add these four items to your checklist to include dental hygiene in your battle plan. 1. Replace old or worn toothbrushes Get in the habit of changing your toothbrush every three months. The ability

Spotlight on oral health in aged care

Oral health researchers from the University of Newcastle (UON) have been successful in securing more than half a million dollars to advance a program dedicated to preventive oral health care for the elderly. Dr Janet Wallace and her team from UON’s School of Health Sciences will receive $540,000 over three years from the Elderslee Foundation

5 Dental Care Tips for Kids

I learned the hard way that you can’t brush off good dental care. Protect your kid’s smile with these simple rules. My new dentist recently told me — as she stuck a horrible metal claw deep into my gums — that if I didn’t start taking better care of my teeth, I was going to

5 summer tips for healthy teeth

This summer, stay hydrated and healthy. But think carefully when you choose your beverage – some drinks can increase your risk of tooth decay.   Choose tapFluoridated tap water strengthens your enamel, making your teeth more resistant to decay. Skip the bubblesThe acid in carbonated drinks can wear down your enamel. Use a strawIf you

The Truth About Sugary Drinks and Your Smile

Sweetened beverages have become a treat that many Americans have every day. The truth is that these drinks are not healthy, especially for our dental health and smiles. Everyone has harmful bacteria in their mouths that eat the sugars we consume. The bacteria get energy from the sugar, but in the process produce acid. The

10 Oral Hygiene Tips No One Ever Taught You That You Need To Know

No one loves a dry mouth or bad breath. And although brushing your teeth is something you’ve been doing for years now, there are still oral hygiene tips that no one ever taught you that could still benefit your overall health big time. You shouldn’t take a relaxed approach when it comes to dental care since many

It’s not just bad breath, oral hygiene is important to prevent dementia

Stress on oral hygiene has been part of civilizations across the world since centuries and it is not without reason. Oral health is not just about having good teeth and keeping away bad breath. Having a clean mouth is important to keep our entire body healthy, and the connection is big.  Saliha Nasline brings you some examples

Scientists Say: Bruxism

Gritting your teeth is an unconscious response to being angry or stressed. If you do it a lot, you might have bruxism.   Bruxism (noun, “BRUHKS-ism”) This is a condition in which someone unconsciously and excessively grinds their teeth or clenches their jaw. It’s often a response to stress. Between 22 and 31 percent of people

Oral Hygiene Overhaul: 5 Tips for a Cleaner Mouth

Appearances can be deceiving. Especially when it comes to oral hygiene. You know this if you’ve ever talked to someone with super bright teethand rancid breath. First you think: What a nice smile this person has! So you move closer to them (this is at a cocktail party, BTW), and engage in conversation. They open their


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