Motivating your kids to brush their teeth

Motivating your kids to brush their teeth

For a lot of parents, when it comes to getting their young kids to brush their teeth, it can be an uphill battle. It’s a common problem for kids to be resistant at toothbrush time, and every child is different. However, fear not, there are ways to help motivate...
Oral health concerns for women

Oral health concerns for women

As a woman, the general rules for maintaining good oral health still apply, including a healthy, nutritional diet; a good oral care routine; and regular visits to the dentist. However, sometimes women have unique oral health concerns that need to be considered....
Choosing the right toothbrush

Choosing the right toothbrush

Manual toothbrushes – which to choose? There are heaps of different types and styles of manual toothbrushes. Just walk down the toothbrush aisle at any supermarket or chemist, and you’ll see a wall of toothbrushes to choose from. But which brush is the...
The best times to brush your teeth

The best times to brush your teeth

We all know that we should brush our teeth with fluoride toothpaste at least twice a day, but there is some confusion regarding the right time to do so. So to set the record straight, let’s look at the best times of the day to brush your teeth, as recommended by...
When do you need emergency dental treatment?

When do you need emergency dental treatment?

Dental emergencies can happen anytime – day or night, but how do you know if you need emergency dental treatment? Can it wait till your dentist is open during normal business hours, or should you go immediately to an emergency room? Minor and major oral injuries...