​How to Naturally Whiten Your Teeth

Everyone wants beautiful healthy white teeth! However, many things in life can prevent that from happening. As life goes on we can get more and more insecure about our smiles. It can seem overwhelming to get it fixed. Especially, if you have invested money on whitening strips in the past with little to no results. Many people dont have […]
By |March 25th, 2016|Dental Hygiene|Comments Off on ​How to Naturally Whiten Your Teeth

10 Great Dental Hygiene Tips

Everyone wants to have a great smile which is why good oral hygiene is important! Having poor oral hygiene can lead to a variety of dental and medical problems in the future such as gum disease, infection, bone loss, heart disease, strokes and more. Regular check ups and cleanings can prevent these problems as well as provide you with […]
By |December 3rd, 2015|Dental Hygiene|Comments Off on 10 Great Dental Hygiene Tips

Dental Care Every Day: A Caregiver’s Guide

Taking care of someone with a developmental disability requires patience and skill. As a caregiver, you know this as well as anyone does. You also know how challenging it is to help that person with dental care. It takes planning, time, and the ability to manage physical, mental, and behavioral problems. Dental care isn’t always easy, but you can […]
By |November 30th, 2015|Dental Hygiene|Comments Off on Dental Care Every Day: A Caregiver’s Guide


Gum diseaseThe first stage of gum disease is called gingivitis, which is the only stage that is reversible. If not treated, gingivitis may lead to a more serious, destructive form of gum/periodontal disease called periodontitis. It is possible to have gum disease and have no warning signs. That is one reason why regular dental checkups and periodontal examinations are […]
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Top 10 causes of Tooth Discoloration

A recent article at WebMD.com pointed out the top 10 culprits of tooth discoloration. Here they are: 1. Food and drink. Coffee, tea, carbonated beverages and red wine can discolor teeth. Even certain fruits and vegetables can cause stains. 2. Tobacco products. Smoking or chewing tobacco can stain teeth. 3. Inadequate brushing and flossing. If a patient doesn’t brush […]
By |August 23rd, 2014|Dental Hygiene|0 Comments

What constitutes new technology? Water flossing revisited

Dental school graduates from the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s have probably heard of the Waterpik Water Flosser, but ask them to tell you what it does or whether it is effective, and they generally either do not know or else believe that it is not very effective at removing plaque. Graduates after 2000 may not even know what this […]

Infection control in dentistry has never been more essential

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    Infection control in dentistry has never been more essential

Demand for dental treatment has been increasing in recent years as people have become more aware of their oral health and the benefits of good dental aesthetics. Maintaining and practising stringent cross-infection control procedures therefore have never been more essential to ensure the health and safety of dentists, dental hygienists and assistants, as well as other supporting staff who […]