Oral Health

 
How to get over your fear of the dentist
How to get over your fear of the dentist

No one likes going to the dentist. But, for some, the experience is more traumatic than for others. »

Do you need a tongue scraper?
Do you need a tongue scraper?

Think you know how to keep your mouth squeaky clean? »

What is oil pulling and should you do it?
What is oil pulling and should you do it?

People are rinsing their mouths with oil for “health reasons.” Why would they?  »

7 tips for your child's first dentist visit
7 tips for your child's first dentist visit

Here’s how to give your kids an early – and tear-free – start to good oral health »

What to know if you
What to know if you're a mouth breather

If you wake up regularly feeling like the inside of your mouth is as parched as a desert, you could be a mouth breather. »

5 mouth signs and symptoms you should never ignore
5 mouth signs and symptoms you should never ignore

Sometimes our mouths are sending out an S.O.S. while the next dentist appointment is still six months away. »

Does the way you eat hurt your teeth?
Does the way you eat hurt your teeth?

When it comes to practising good oral heath, it’s important to pay attention to how and when we consume our food because the way we eat can have a surprising impact on what happens in our mouths long after the food has been whisked away »

6 vitamins and minerals your mouth needs
6 vitamins and minerals your mouth needs

Your teeth and gums depend on certain nutrients to stay in good shape. »

Dental X-rays: Why do I need them?
Dental X-rays: Why do I need them?

X-rays play a big part in keeping your teeth and gums healthy. »

Quiz: How much do you know about pregnancy and oral health?
Quiz: How much do you know about pregnancy and oral health?

You may think you know what to expect when you’re expecting. »

5 common mouth sores and how to care for them
5 common mouth sores and how to care for them

Our lips, tongues, cheeks and other mouth parts have lots of nerve endings, so when they get cuts and scrapes, they can feel pretty painful. »