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  • Best toothbrushes for receding gums.
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  • How often should you change your toothbrush?
  • Burst Toothbrush Review.
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Relatively few people realize how delicately balanced the mouth is and how a poorly managed oral care routine can lead to serious health conditions and premature aging of the face and body.

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DDS, FAGD

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DDS

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Dental health by numbers

Tooth decay is the most common health condition worldwide. Between 30-60% of children and almost 100% of adults have experienced pain and discomfort caused by dental caries.

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Between 60-90% of children are affected by tooth decay Globally.

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Of the worlds population is affected by oral disease.

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of people aged 65–74 years have no natural teeth.

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About 50% of Americans over the age of 30 have gum disease.

Dental Hygiene

Toothbrushes

A good toothbrush is the best weapon for defending the health of your teeth and gums. Choosing a toothbrush that best suits your needs can work wonders for your oral health.

Is sharing a toothbrush really bad?

Written by Dr. Mohamed Hamid

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When it comes to toothbrushes, sharing is not caring! Although it may seem harmless, sharing a toothbrush poses an unnecessary health risk.
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How often should you replace your toothbrush?

Written by Dr. Mohamed Hamid.

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As with any dental hygiene product, your toothbrush has an expiration date. Make sure you replace it at the correct intervals!
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Best toothbrush for receding gums.

Written by Davis Cruickshank

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It is important that your toothbrush doesn’t damage or disrupt your teeth or gums.
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What age can a child start using an electric toothbrush?

Written by David Cruickshank

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Electric toothbrushes are excellent for brushing your child’s teeth but you should wait until they at least 3 years of age before using them.
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Oral B Pro 2000 toothbrush review

Written by David Cruickshank

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We do a hands-on review of the popular Oral-B Pro 2000 electric toothbrush. Check out our full review to see if it is a good choice.
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Best electric toothbrush guide 2019

Written by David Cruickshank

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In this feature, we take a look at the best electric toothbrushes on the market. We make selections to suit every budget and pick out the best models based on performance and value-for-money.
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Dental Hygiene

Toothpaste

Toothpaste is a substance that is used in conjunction with a toothbrush to clean the teeth, tongue, and gums. Toothpastes are manufactured with a mixture of ingredients designed to deliver hygienic, cosmetic and therapeutic benefits.

SLS-Free Toothpaste

Written by Dr. Mohamed Hamid

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Sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS) has been the subject of much media scrutiny in recent years. We take a closer look at this controversial toothpaste ingredient.
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AP24 Toothpaste

Written by David Cruickshank

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Nuskin’s AP24 toothpaste is one of the most talked-about toothpastes of all time. We take a closer look to see what all the fuss is about.
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Theodent toothpaste

Written by David Cruickshank

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Is it really possible that toothpaste containing a chocolate extract called Theobromine can replace fluoride? Theodent says yes! We got our hand on a tube to find out more.
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Is AP24 toothpaste a pyramid scheme?

Written by David Cruickshank

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Nuskin’s AP24 toothpaste is a whitening toothpaste surrounded by controversy. In this article, we investigate the full story.
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Can black toothpaste whiten teeth?

Written by David Cruickshank

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Black toothpaste containing activated carbon has become a social media sensation in recent years. Can this trendy new toothpastes really whiten your teeth?
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The world’s most expensive toothpaste

Written by David Cruickshank

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In this feature article, we take a look at a revolutionary tooth strengthening toothpaste that comes with a 3 figure price tag.
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Dental Cosmetics

Teeth Whitening

The goal of this section is to help consumers better understand the dental teeth whitening options and allow them to pick the best possible procedures and products for their needs.

Teeth Whitening Pens

Written by Dr. Lara Coseo

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Whitening pens are a cheap and easy way to boost the whiteness of your teeth. Dr. Lara Coseo looks at the pros and cons of this handy little product.
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Best teeth whitening method

Written by Dr. Lara Coseo

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There are many ways to achieve whiter teeth, however, final results can vary.
Find out the best teeth whitening method available.
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What teeth whitening methods really work?

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Not all teeth whiting products work. Find out the teeth whitening methods that really work.
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Oil Pulling

Oil Pulling

Oil pulling originates from the traditional holistic Ayurveda medicine that dates back to ancient India 5,000 years ago. Ayurveda practitioners knew the importance of detoxing the body and discovered that cleansing the mouth with warm sesame oil had a positive effect...

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Gum Recession: The Causes, Symptoms, And Treatments.

Gum Recession: The Causes, Symptoms, And Treatments.

Gum Recession: The Causes, Symptoms, And Treatments By Dr. Jack Gruber, DDS "While you may not be able to fully regenerate gums that you once had before, there are plenty of ways to treat and even heal receding gum tissue. By knowing the symptoms and signs of gum...

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Teeth Anatomy

Teeth Anatomy

Knowing just a little bit about teeth anatomy can help you maintain good oral health. If you understand how the teeth are structured and what they are made of it is easier to appreciate how problems like tooth decay, sensitivity, gum disease, teeth staining and bad...

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How many teeth do humans have? Kids v adult teeth.

How many teeth do humans have? Kids v adult teeth.

How many teeth do humans have? By: Dr. Mohamed Abdel Hamid BDS, MFDS RCSEd, Member of AACD Throughout our lives, we all have two separate sets of teeth, one set for our childhood and the other for our adult life. When we are babies we develop 20 baby teeth (also...

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Teeth Polishing

Teeth Polishing

Tooth polishing is the simplest method for removing stains from the teeth. In this completely painless procedure, the dentist or hygienist applies a paste to the surface of the teeth with a rotating dental instrument. Everyone's teeth can benefit from regular...

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Why Travel Abroad For Dental Care?

Why Travel Abroad For Dental Care?

Why Travel Abroad For Dental Care? Traveling abroad to access healthcare has become one of the fastest growing industries in recent years especially in cosmetic surgery and dental fields. More than 1.5 million people a year are traveling internationally for cheap...

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Xylitol and Teeth

Xylitol and Teeth

  Xylitol is a natural sugar alcohol that can be found in the fibres of many fruits, vegetables and trees. After processing, Xylitol looks and tastes almost exactly the same a regular table sugar but with 33% less calories and some beneficial side benefits. The...

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smokers teeth

smokers teeth

Smokers teeth: How smoking affects your oral health.By David Cruickshank "We all know smoking is bad but what effect does it have on our mouths?".Does smoking affect the health of my mouth? It is common knowledge that smoking is very damaging to your health. It can be...

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Same-Day  Dentures v Conventional Dentures

Same-Day Dentures v Conventional Dentures

Same Day Dentures v Conventional Dentures Dr. Mohamed Abdel Hamid BDS, MFDS RCSEd, Member of AACD"Same day dentures, commonly known as immediate dentures are often the best solution for people who want dentures fitted the same day they have their teeth extracted". By...

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Best Denture Adhesive Guide

Best Denture Adhesive Guide

Denture Adhesives By: Dr. Mohamed Abdel Hamid BDS, MFDS RCSEd, Member of AACD In a perfect world, dentures would hold perfectly in place without the need for any form of denture adhesive. The prosthodontists who specialize in providing the best possible denture...

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Water Flossers

What is a Waterpik?

What is a Waterpik?

What Is A Waterpik? A Waterpik is a home electric dental flossing device that uses pulsing pressurized water streams to remove plaque and residue stuck between teeth. Waterpik power flossers are designed to be a convenient and effective alternative to using...

Best WaterPik Water Flosser Reviews

Best WaterPik Water Flosser Reviews

Best Waterpik Water Flosser Reviews What you need to know about water flossers. Even the most thorough teeth cleaning session will only clean about 60% of the teeth surface area. The best way to get a completely clean and fresh mouth is to floss every day...

Best Waterpik water flosser for braces

Best Waterpik water flosser for braces

Best Waterpik for Braces Flossing every single day can be quite a challenge, but flossing regularly when you have braces can be even more of a chore. For anyone who wears braces and wants the  health benefits and peace of mind of flossing every day but doesn't want...

Tongue health

Wondrous Tongue Cleaning Wand Review

Wondrous Clean Tongue Wand Review   Tongue cleaner We take a close look at the Wondrous Clean Tongue Wand to see if it is a worthy addition to your bathroom counter.Introduction What is the Wondrous Tongue Cleaning Wand? Bad breath is a taboo subject that we...
Orabrush tongue cleaner review

Orabrush tongue cleaner review

What is an Orabrush? An Orabrush is a fine bristled brush, specially designed for cleaning the bacterial coating of the tongue surface. The Orabrush has become the number 1 best-selling tongue cleaner in the world, largely due to some clever marketing and viral...

How to clean your tongue

How to clean your tongue

How to clean your tongue By Dr. Mohamed Tarek Galal Abdel Hamid " Cleaning your tongue can significantly improve your oral health." Dr. Mohamed Tarek Galal Abdel Hamid What is the best way to clean your tongue? Most people know that they should be brushing their teeth...

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Dental Games

Dental Games

Plaque Plaque is a nasty layer of bacteria and germs that builds up on our teeth every single day. If we let plaque stay on our teeth for too long it can start to do bad things to the enamel that protects our teeth. Plaque can cause - Our teeth to decay and rot. Our...

elmo’s brushy brush your teeth song

elmo’s brushy brush your teeth song

Introduction Elmo's Brushy Brush Your Teeth Song Elmo loves to brush his teeth! Bruno Mars, Nicole Kidman, and Naomi Watts brush their teeth with Elmo. You can join in and sing along with Elmo's Brushy Brush Song. Sing along with Elmo. ELMO:...

Super Hero Smiles

Super Hero Smiles

Dentaman battles plaque every day with his mighty toothbrush. Brushing twice a day for two minutes will defeat plaque and keep your teeth clean and healthy. You can battle plaque too! Always brush your teeth twice a day for two minutes. If you brush your teeth every...

Sparkle’s Brilliant teeth

Sparkle’s Brilliant teeth

Sparkle the shark loves his teeth! They are very bright and shiny. Sparkle uses his teeth to munch his food and smile at his friends. To keep his teeth looking brilliant, Sparkle cleans his teeth every morning and every night with his toothbrush. Sing along with...

Our Authors and Contributors

Dr. Mohamed Hamid BDS

Dr. Mohamed Hamid BDS

Dr. Lara T. Coseo DDS

Dr. Lara T. Coseo DDS

Dr. Jack Gruber DDS

Dr. Jack Gruber DDS

Stephanie Price

Stephanie Price

David Cruickshank

David Cruickshank

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