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What should you do if you despise flossing?
added on: March 2, 2022

We’ve been talking a lot recently about the importance of flossing, not only for our oral health but for whole-body health as well. We also recently discussed a detailed analysis of what are the best flosses on the market as well as why we are not fans of flosser picks. However, there are some circumstances Read more…


Electric vs manual brushing, which is better?
added on: February 15, 2022
Electric vs manual brushing, which is better?

We are honored to have been asked to contribute to an expert roundup regarding whether electric or manual toothbrushes are better for maintaining oral health. In our opinion, the question, ‘which is better, electric or manual brushes?’ is a little too narrow, so it’s missing some important considerations. Let’s expand this a bit and give Read more…


There may be life in your old toothbrush yet: 10 amazing uses for your old toothbrush
added on: January 31, 2022
There may be life in your old toothbrush yet: 10 amazing uses for your old toothbrush

How many toothbrushes do you think you have thrown away during your life? We are advised to change our toothbrush every three months, so in theory by the time somebody is 30 they will have already binned around 120 toothbrushes. Research shows that 80% of us choose to repurpose our toothbrushes, so here are the Read more…


Oral health habits for life: five out and five in
added on: January 14, 2022
Oral health habits for life: five out and five in

If you think about your health, no matter whether you talk about your oral health, your diet, or general fitness, it does all come down to habitual behavior, whether good or bad. Many people out there might have bad habits but perhaps aren’t aware that they could have an impact on their oral health. So, Read more…


Medications and Oral Health
added on: December 31, 2021
Medications and Oral Health

Many medications—both those prescribed by your doctor and the ones you buy on your own—affect your oral health. A common side effect of medications is dry mouth. Saliva helps keep food from collecting around your teeth and neutralizes the acids produced by plaque. These acids have the potential to harm the hard surfaces of your Read more…


Meth Mouth: How Methamphetamine Use Affects Dental Health
added on: December 16, 2021
Meth Mouth: How Methamphetamine Use Affects Dental Health

Methamphetamine (meth) is a dangerously addictive drug that can have severe health consequences, including stroke and permanent brain damage. It’s also devastating to your dental health, according to a December 2015 study funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse and published in The Journal of the American Dental Association. “Meth mouth” is characterized by Read more…


How to Get Rid of Canker Sores Naturally
added on: November 30, 2021
How to Get Rid of Canker Sores Naturally

Have you ever had a spot inside your mouth, perhaps on the inside of your cheek or tongue, that was painful and white? Most likely, this was a canker sore. For some people, it can be difficult to get rid of canker sores quickly and naturally. Here are some easy-to-apply solutions that anyone can use Read more…


How to avoid the 4 most common flossing mistakes?
added on: November 15, 2021
How to avoid the 4 most common flossing mistakes?

We all get that flossing is good for our oral health. Research even shows that flossing helps reduce our risk of heart disease and other big hitters. But did you know that flossing, if done incorrectly, could harm your oral health and even undermine your whole body health, too? Here are 4 common flossing mistakes Read more…


Why cleaning the tongue is the most underrated oral hygiene habit?
added on: November 2, 2021
Why cleaning the tongue is the most underrated oral hygiene habit?

In this article, we’re going to explore the often-overlooked oral hygiene habit of cleaning the tongue as well as the important role that tongue cleaning plays in supporting greater oral and whole-body health. We often emphasize that the health of the mouth plays a central role in the health of the whole body, so it’s Read more…


3 Easy Ways to Keep Thug Bugs From Growing on Your Toothbrush
added on: October 25, 2021
3 Easy Ways to Keep Thug Bugs From Growing on Your Toothbrush

Have you ever looked at your toothbrush under a microscope? I have, and it’s pretty freaky when you see all the little goobers that are clinging to the bristles. A toothbrush is a great place for thug bugs to hang out, just waiting for another chance to recolonize your mouth. To stop your toothbrushes from Read more…


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