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  • Apr 2018 -

    Caries, commonly known as tooth decay is a multifactorial disease of bacterial origin, and due to the huge scale of tooth decay, it’s a modern-day epidemic. History tells us that hundreds of years ago human teeth were in much better condition, despite poor oral hygiene. - What was so special about them? Food! Continue reading

  • Dec 2017 -

    All mouthrinses contain active ingredients designed to perform a particular function, the most common example being fluoride to strengthen enamel and protect against decay. In terms of gum health, there are a couple of option to consider. Continue reading

  • Dec 2017 -

    Brushing

    Twice daily mechanical plaque removal is the single most important part of your daily regime, it sweeps away food debris and disrupts the biofilm. Whether your preference is manual or electric make sure that you spend 2 minutes systematically work from one quadrant of the mouth to the other, cleaning all surfaces of the tooth as you go. Continue reading

  • Dec 2017 -

    All of us have bacteria in our mouths, to be more precise somewhere between 10-20 billion at any one time depending on when you last brushed your teeth! This ecosystem of bacteria, also known as biofilm, comprised close to 1,000 different species of bacteria and in fact only a very small proportion of which are detrimental to our oral health. Continue reading