11Nov, 2017

Types of mouthwash that can stain teeth

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There are types of mouthwash that can stain teeth, listed below are the following: Cationic Antiseptics Produce yellow-brown staining Examples – Chlorhexidine, Cetylpyridinium Chloride (common ingredient in mouthwashes) Polyvalent Metal Salts Produce golden yellow staining Examples – Stannous Fluoride Phenolic Mouthwashes Produce yellow staining Examples – Listerine (particularly the thymol and eucalyptol ingredients) If you do use one of these mouthwashes and are concerned about increased staining, limit your rinsing to nightime only, right before bed. The staining ingredients react with dietary chromogens (staining compounds in foods and drinks) to increase the […]
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1Aug, 2017

Early Orthodontic Intervention

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Developing orthodontic problems can be intercepted and corrected if treated as early age as possible. An article included in Amwaj Islanders Bahrain(August 2017 Issue) below of Dr.Patrick explains the correct preventive measures for the problem that you would possibly encounter.
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27May, 2017

Stay Fresh During this holy month

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“During Ramadan, some people experience bad breath as the salivary glands do not produce enough saliva to keep the breath fresh. Dryness of mouth caused by fasting leads to bad breath,” Here are some Ways to Keep Your Breath Fresh During Ramadan: Brush and floss more often.   Rinse your mouth out.   Scrape your tongue.   Avoid foods that sour your breath.   Keep your gums healthy.   and you have to see your doctor and hygienist for regular cleaning. We re happy to see you in our clinic […]
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21May, 2017

The Red Detective

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What Are Disclosing Tablets? Disclosing tablets contain harmless red vegetable dye that reveals plaque left on your teeth by turning it red temporarily. What is plaque? Plaque, the sticky layer of food and bacteria that’s forming on your teeth, is the main cause of tooth decay and periodontal disease. It can be removed with toothbrush. How do you use disclosing tablets? After brushing and flossing, simply chew a disclosing tablet, swish it around in your mouth for about a minute, and then rinse with water. check all sides of your […]
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9Apr, 2017

Dental Floss types

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We’re all familiar with the traditional type of floss. However, there are several types of regular floss. There is:   Waxed  can be easier to slide between closely spaced teeth Unwaxed/ Fine floss This floss will squeak against cleaned teeth, indicating plaque has been removed. Tape Its wider may be a better choice for people with bridgework. Dental tape also is recommended when people have wider-than-average space between their teeth.   Expanded This type of floss that has fibers that expand slightly when you get in between the teeth. These […]
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30Nov, 2016

Winter Is Coming !!!

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The cold dry winter air can affect your teeth, countless numbers of people notice that they usually feel sudden toothache or sensitivity during cold season. For this reason there are useful tips on how to avoid tooth pain during the cold season, so you can still enjoy your favorite winter activities: Have a hot beverage with you when you are outside. This can greatly ease tooth pain as the teeth are warmed up with a warm beverage. Hot water will do as well. As much as possible, consider breathing in and out […]
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29Sep, 2016

Manual VS Electronic toothbrush

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There are basically two types of toothbrushes: manual and electric (powered).  Manual toothbrush, make sure it has: • Soft bristles • Small head for better access to the back teeth  Electronic toothbrushes, make sure the: • Size • Shape of the brush should fit your mouth comfortably, allowing you to reach all areas easily. Advantages and Disadvantages: According to American Dental Association (ADA), Both manual and electronic toothbrushes can effectively and thoroughly clean your teeth. Children may find that brushing with a powered toothbrush is fun. Persons who […]
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23Sep, 2016

Simple Tips to Maintain Healthy Teeth While Traveling

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    Here are a few of tips to keep your teeth strong and healthy throughout your travel plans: Prep your carry-on   pack travel-sized toothpaste and mouthwash, a travel toothbrush, floss, gum, and mints. Remember to drink plenty of water throughout the flight.   Pack healthy snacks   easy-packing healthy snacks, such as sliced apples, baby carrots, string cheese, and bottled water.   Take brushing breaks   Whether you’re camping, sight-seeing, or road-tripping, take a moment to brush your teeth when you stop for bathroom breaks.   Avoid a […]
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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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