19Jun, 2016

Flossing

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An apple a day keeps the doctor away, although floss a day keeps the cavity away. Proper flossing removes plaque and food particles in places where a toothbrush cannot easily reach — under the gum line and between your teeth. Because plaque build-up can lead to tooth decay/ cavity and gum disease, daily flossing is highly recommended. FLOSS IN FIVE EASY STEPS: 1. Start with about 18 inches of floss. Wind half around one of your middle fingers and the rest around the middle finger on your opposite hand. 2. […]
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13Jun, 2016

ICE CHEWING

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Is Chewing Ice Bad for You? Summer is here, chewing ice is almost a must for anyone who lives in a hot country like Bahrain. Believe it or not, a lot of people crave it at random timings. Almost everyone knows someone who is addicted to chewing ice. They crunch on ice cubes all day long and can’t leave the ice at the bottom of the glass. Maybe you’re one of these people as well. Ice munching won’t destroy your health like other addictions will but the dental damage that […]
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10Jun, 2016

Bad breath during Ramadan?

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BAD BREATH (Halitosis) During the holy month of Ramadan, one of the most common complaints during fasting is the bad breath that people experience. This condition, in medical terms, is called halitosis.  Causes: 1. Poor oral hygiene caused by not brushing properly. 2. A dirty tongue. 3. Cavities in the teeth. 4. Gum diseases. 5. Dirty dentures, false teeth and other fixed appliances in the mouth.  How to prevent bad breath, especially while fasting during the holy month of Ramadan: 1. Brushing one’s teeth after every meal, preferably […]
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3Jun, 2016

It’s weekend!!

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I’m wishing for everyone a happy weekend, but here is my weekend advice J It’s about POPCORN, as everyone I love this snack, and I cannot watch movie without it… as dietitian said it’s a healthy snack but the dentist opinion is that it can harm your teeth. Popcorn is really good at creating lactic acid in your mouth.  Long before the movie is over, the acid has begun its work on your teeth. Be prepared: bring water and some sugar free gum to the theater to minimize the bad […]
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