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A great smile starts with good oral habits. Most people are used to brushing their teeth twice a day but according to dental experts some of us might be doing it all wrong. The active ingredients in toothpaste need time to work so rinsing toothpaste...

Soon, your dentist might not have to work quite so hard. Technological change is coming to the dental industry and promises greatly improved oral health care for people who take advantage. Key Takeaways: -Smart toothbrushes are being developed which will help people (and children in particular) better...

Dental implants are an effective way to replace missing teeth and restore the perfect smile. After the implant has been fitted, the mouth requires time to heal before the crown can be added. Although the area can be cleaned using specialist mouthwashes recommended by the dentist,...

The latest research out of the Australian Center for Ancient DNA (ACAD) at the University of Adelaide, suggests that Neanderthals might have been eating poplar which contains the active ingredient in aspirin. They also may have been eating a natural antibiotic mold that resembles what...

New research by Dutch scientists suggests that it may be possible to detect early-stage type 2 diabetes when you consult a dentist for routine maintenance on your teeth and smile. Key Takeaways: - When dentists found severe periodontitis while checking their patients' teeth, those same patients were...

Dental implants are an effective cosmetic solution for missing teeth, but while an implant is healing some extra care is required during your normal dental hygiene routine. Your dentist can give you guidance about this. After the implant has healed you will still need to...

Many people use mouthwash as a way of neutralising their bad breath so that they can smile with confidence. However, mouthwash does not get right to the heart of the issue and does not provide a long term solution. Bad breath is caused by bacteria accruing...

Getting a great smile can often mean extractions, tooth drilling and the insertion of implants. These procedures are usually problem free, but if you have had a heart or joint operation your dentist may advise that you take antibiotics before they start surgery. Antibiotics provide an...