Discover What Your Mouth Says About Your Health

Problems with your teeth, gums or soft tissues including the tongue might be a hint of broader health concerns. Key takeaways: – When brushing your teeth, blood could indicate inflamed gums (due to plaque along the gum line) and periodontal disease. –...

Teaching Your Child How To Use Mouthwash

Mouthwash is useful for removing food stuck on teeth and eliminating bad breath. However, studies reveal that mouthwash is not suitable for all children. So, should your child use mouthwash? Main takeaways: – Experts advise against mouthwash use by children...

Treatments for a Bad Taste in the Mouth

It is normal to have a bad taste in the mouth occasionally and most time it can be removed by brushing your teeth. If, however, it is persistent it is best to visit a doctor to identify if there is an underlying issue causing the problem. Your doctor may advise...

Are you brushing your teeth too aggressively?

We have been taught that brushing regularly helps to keep cavities away. However, aggressive brushing can ruin your pearly whites. If you use a hard-bristled toothbrush, you really hurt your teeth. Main points about aggressive brushing: – Irritates the gums,...