1. 3 Steps to Controlling Bad Breath

    Bad breath is a problem for millions of Canadians. Some people go to great lengths to eliminate bad breath. You can often note that somebody is concerned about their own bad breath when they are talking to other people by the fact that they cover their mouth when they are laughing or trying to talk loud. You don’t have to hide behind your hand or anything else when hanging out with friends or me…Read More

  2. Proper Flossing Techniques to Improve Oral Care

    If you have never flossed before, it may seem confusing trying to figure out the proper techniques. Proper oral care begins with regular brushing followed by flossing. Improper flossing techniques will often mean a limited positive impact by the flossing itself. A common mistake. The most common mistake people make when flossing is that they move the floss between their teeth but then slide the fl…Read More

  3. 5 Ways to Overcome Bad Breath

    If you have bad breath, it can affect many aspects of your personal life. Depending on the severity of the halitosis, it can actually have a negative impact on your professional life as well. People respond to others with bad breath in various ways. Some will avoid getting too close to the individual with bad breath. Others will decide that it is not even worth being in the same room with them. Ov…Read More

  4. Why You Should Avoid Water Picks

    Water picks, or oral irrigators, are designed to spray a thin bead of water into your teeth with the intention of getting food particles that are stuck in your teeth out. They were highly popular during the latter part of the 20th century, but there have been studies that have highlighted the potential risks of using these devices as part of your oral care. Firstly, the goal of an oral irrigator i…Read More

  5. 3 Things You Can Do to Get Fresh Breath

    When you don’t have fresh breath, it can lead to being uncomfortable when you’re around people, talking in close quarters, and a lot of other self-esteem issues. For some people, it seems that no matter what you try, you just can’t seem to get rid of that bad breath. It’s called halitosis and it’s a serious problem for millions of Canadians. Halitosis is most commonly the result of bacte…Read More

  6. What Gums Say about Your Oral Health

    If you take care of your teeth, brush them twice a day, floss, and rinse with mouthwash, you may expect that your oral health is in great shape. However, even though you do all of those things, you may have some problems. You can tell a lot about a person’s oral health by the condition and state of their gums. Receding gums, inflamed gums, and even sensitive gums can all indicate that you may ha…Read More

  7. The Pain of Flossing: The More You Do It, the Easier It Gets

    If you don’t floss a lot, then you’ll find that the first time you set out to do it on your own… it could be painful. When you’re sitting in the dentist’s chair and the assistant is flossing, it seems so easy and even though there could be very slight amount of pain, you don’t notice it nearly as much as when you go home and do it for the first time by yourself. That’s likely because…Read More

  8. Brush & Floss But Still Have Bad Teeth?

    You can brush your teeth after every meal, floss well every night, and never miss a dental check up and still have trouble with your oral hygiene. How? You have other bad habits damaging your teeth and you may not even be aware of them. Five of the worst are listed below. If you find yourself doing any of these things try to correct the behavior, it will help save your teeth. 1. Soda How much soda…Read More