Health > Dental Health

Help your child overcome fear of the dentist

Posted on Oct 7, 2015 by Contributor

Parents should take children for regular dental check-ups, focus on prevention of tooth decay and instill good oral ...

Is there a link between body and oral health?

Posted on Oct 4, 2015 by Shenrina Badri

Yes, according to recent research there is a strong link between your oral health and that of the ...

New dental lasers make dentistry pain-free

Posted on Aug 27, 2015 by Contributor

Taking local dentistry by storm, new dental lasers provide injection-free and pain-free dentistry for many dental procedures.

Prevent gum disease by controlling tartar build-up

Posted on Aug 8, 2015 by Shenrina Badri

If you take proper care of your teeth, you can reduce your chances of getting gum disease.

Keep tooth decay at bay

Posted on Jul 2, 2015 by Shenrina Badri

Many people tend to neglect caring for their teeth. Here are some things that you can do to ...

8 Things you MUST do for healthy teeth

Posted on Jun 16, 2015 by Shenrina Badri

Here are eight things that you need to do if you want to have healthy teeth.

How diabetes affects your teeth

Posted on May 18, 2015 by Dr Marc Sher

If you’re diabetic, take extra care of your oral hygiene, as diabetes is known to take a toll ...

Simple remedy to reduce tooth decay

Posted on May 10, 2015 by Shenrina Badri

Brushing our teeth is an excellent way to reduce the chances of tooth decay but how often do ...

Teeth grinding linked to social anxiety

Posted on May 7, 2015 by Contributor

New research shows that anxiety caused by social situations increases the risk of teeth grinding, causing tooth wear, ...

Look after the mouth to protect the heart

Posted on Apr 16, 2015 by Contributor

According to research, reducing the inflammation associated with gum disease helps lower the risk of a heart attack.

Are your teeth sensitive?

Posted on Feb 23, 2015 by Shenrina Badri

Sensitive teeth is a very common condition or problem that affects approximately one in every three people.

Recommended way to brush sensitive teeth

Posted on Feb 16, 2015 by Shenrina Badri

If you have sensitive teeth, you may find the following guidelines on how to brush your teeth useful.

Kiss bad breath goodbye

Posted on Feb 2, 2015 by Contributor

Before puckering up for that Valentine's smooch, take the Kiss-O-Meter challenge and see how your breath scores!

What’s in a kiss? Up to 80 million bacteria

Posted on Nov 18, 2014 by Contributor

As many as 80 million bacteria are transferred during a 10-second kiss, according to new research.

What’s in a kiss? Up to 80 million bacteria

Posted on Nov 18, 2014 by Contributor

As many as 80 million bacteria are transferred during a 10-second kiss, according to new research.

Simple ways to care for your teeth

Posted on Oct 12, 2014 by Staff Writer

There are some really simple things that you can do daily to take care of your teeth. Here ...

Sleeping in dentures doubles risk of pneumonia

Posted on Oct 10, 2014 by Contributor

Poor oral health and hygiene is increasingly recognised as major risk factors for pneumonia among the elderly.

When should you worry about bleeding gums?

Posted on Sep 29, 2014 by Contributor

Many South Africans experience bleeding gums on occasion, but when does it become a cause for concern?

How to prevent bad breath long term

Posted on Sep 12, 2014 by wikiHow

There are a number of things you can do to help prevent bad breath in the long term. ...

3 Tips for improved teeth brushing

Posted on Aug 11, 2014 by Contributor

What is the best way to brush your teeth? With some many opinions out there, it seems that ...

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