Archive for the ‘Healthy Food’ Category

What Can Stain Your Teeth

Friday, March 14th, 2014
What Can Stain Your Teeth

Tooth enamel is porous making it extremely susceptible to stains. Essentially, colored foodsand beverages are absorbed by your teeth and stains become embedded and that can lead to a yellow orbrown tinge. However, it’s not just the color of food that you need to look out for, the level of acidity ofthe food can also make a difference in your tooth color. Acidic foods and beverages, even ones that arenot brightly colored, promote stains by wearing away at the enamel and temporarily softening the teethand making them more susceptible to stains.



Preventing Gum Diseases

Friday, February 7th, 2014
Preventing Gum Diseases

Gum disease is caused when bacteria in plaque (a sticky, colorless film that forms in the mouth) builds up between the gums and teeth. When the bacteria begin to grow, the gums surrounding the tooth can become inflamed.



How Braces Change Eating Habits

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014
How Braces Change Eating Habits

People with braces should avoid hard, chewy, crunchy, and sticky foods. Avoiding foods you like may not be fun, but eating things that you’re not supposed to eat can cause broken wires or brackets. These can not only be painful, but can actually prolong treatment.There are some types of food that must be avoided while in braces. Other foods should be eaten carefully while in braces. Eating foods that are not compatible with braces can damage or dislodge the braces and lead to a longer treatment.



How to Prevent Tooth Erosion

Saturday, December 7th, 2013
How to Prevent Tooth Erosion

Tooth erosion, or tooth wear, is the loss of tooth structure caused by the weakening of dental enamel. Dental enamel is the thin, outer layer of hard tissue that helps maintain the tooth’s structure and shape. When the enamel weakens, it exposes the underlying dentin (the tissue that makes up the core of each tooth), causing the teeth to appear yellow.



Causes of Tooth Erosion

Saturday, November 23rd, 2013
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Tooth erosion, or tooth wear, is the loss of tooth structure caused by the weakening of dental enamel. Dental enamel is the thin, outer layer of hard tissue that helps maintain the tooth’s structure and shape. When the enamel weakens, it exposes the underlying dentin (the tissue that makes up the core of each tooth), causing the teeth to appear yellow.



No Excuse for Flossing

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013
No Excuse for Flossing

Flossing removes plaque and bacteria that you cannot reach with your toothbrush. If you don’t floss, you are missing more than one-third of your tooth surface. Plaque is the main cause of gum disease. It is an invisible bacterial film that develops on your teeth every day.People have all sorts of excuses for not flossing their teeth. But dentists say there are easy ways to floss that address every excuse.



Baby and Healthy Mouth

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013
Baby and Healthy Mouth

Healthy teeth are important even baby teeth. Children need healthy teeth to help them chew and to speak clearly.And baby teeth hold space for adult teeth. Here are five things you can do to keep your baby’s mouth healthy and give him or her a healthy start.



Remedies For Bleeding Gums

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013
Remedies for Bleeding Gums

Home remedies for bleeding gums include citrus fruits, milk, raw vegetables, baking soda, cloves, clove oil, sage, peppermint oil, calendula leaf tea, chamomile tea, saline, massaging gums; avoid smoking and fatty food etc.Bleeding gums refers to a clinical state in which the gum appears swollen and often bleeds during brushing or eating rough food.



Home Remedies For Toothache

Sunday, July 7th, 2013
Home Remedies for Toothache

Toothache means a throbbing pain around the teeth or jaws. Toothache can be gentle, sharp or extremely unbearable.Some of the main causes of toothache are a dental cavity,an exposed tooth root, a cracked tooth, gum disease,a loose filling, or jaw joint disorder. If you have toothache, it is better to seek immediate advice from a dentist before the problem becomes worse.But in case you are not able to make it to the dentist, you can also try some natural remedies to get some relief from the pain.These natural cures need easily available ingredients and are also safe.



Save Your Tooth Enamel

Sunday, June 30th, 2013
Save Your Tooth Enamel

When the enamel of your teeth is damaged, your risk of tooth sensitivity, tooth decay and tooth loss increases. Tooth enamel is the shell that shields your teeth from damage from the foods and beverages you consume and from daily activities such as biting and chewing. Damage done to your tooth enamel is irreversible because enamel tissue doesn’t contain any living cells. To maintain good dental health, there are various dietary and lifestyle adjustments you can make.