Category: Dental Hygiene

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    What is Oral Hygiene and Why is it Important?

    January 30, 2024

    Oral hygiene is the practice of keeping your mouth clean. By doing this, you can ensure your mouth stays healthy, free from infections and diseases. As a whole, this involves a good dental hygiene routine – brushing, flossing, and regular visits to the dentist.  Good oral hygiene ensures that your teeth last a lifetime, and […]

  • Your Guide to Halitosis: What Causes Bad Breath?

    December 15, 2023

    Halitosis, better known as bad breath, is pretty common. However, most people don’t have a clear idea of what causes bad breath. A lack of good oral hygiene is a common reason behind bad breath, while some foods can lead to temporary symptoms of halitosis. However, there are a multitude of medical conditions that can […]

  • How Often Should You Go to the Dentist?

    October 20, 2023

    Booking a biannual checkup is routine for most people. However, many others struggle when it comes to scheduling an appointment with their dentist. Putting off going to the dentist is only going to lead to complications later in life. But how often should you go to the dentist? If you’ve never had your teeth and […]

  • hygienist performing a teeth cleaning service

    What Does a Dental Hygienist Do?

    September 20, 2023

    During any trip to the dentist, a dental hygienist will be one of the many people you interact with as part of your visit. You’re probably asking yourself, ‘what does a dental hygienist do?’ if you’ve never scheduled a one-on-one appointment before. Rather than serving solely in a support role, hygienists play a crucial part […]