Teeth

How Chewing Gum Can Help Your Oral Health

Jason Tetro | Posted 03.27.2015 | Canada Living
Jason Tetro

The question has plagued dental professionals for years. Is chewing gum good or bad for your teeth? Last week, an international team of researchers provided the first comprehensive look at the impact of gum on oral health. It seems a few minutes of gum chewing might be an excellent way to keep a healthy mouth.

Top Tips To Keep Your Breath Fresh and Teeth White

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 03.22.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

I wanted to learn more about how to keep your breath fresh (for such occasions) and also my teeth white (for all those blueberry smoothies I love). So I spoke to Jo-Anne Jones, RDH International Lecturer, President, RDH Connection Inc. and Key Leader for Philips Oral Healthcare. Jo-Anne shared with me her top tips to keep breath fresh and teeth white.

How To Brush Your Teeth. Yes, Seriously.

CP | Helen Branswell, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.10.2014 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Watching people brush their teeth in movies or on TV can really irk Dr. Andrea Johnstone.A Toronto-based periodontist with a gleaming smile,...

Paleo People Didn't Need Dental Check-Ups, But You Do

Mark Burhenne | Posted 10.09.2013 | Canada Living
Mark Burhenne

It's strange that we have to have teeth cleanings every six months, isn't it? Humankind is certainly older than dentistry, so before the modern of age technology, how did humans prevent their teeth from falling out? Assuming that we consider early man to be between two- and four-million years old, cavities have only become an epidemic in the last half of one percent of our existence. So what changed?

How Germs Can Ruin Your Smile

Jason Tetro | Posted 04.26.2013 | Canada Living
Jason Tetro

2012-05-28-GermGuyBanner.jpgA trip to the dentist is for many a stressful event, especially when accompanied by the dreaded words: "You have a cavity." Naturally, you can blame germs for this aggravation. The main cause is a group of bacteria known for their ability to grow on hard surfaces, such as the enamel of the teeth.

5 Surprising Smile Saboteurs

Everyday Health | Posted 03.28.2012 | Canada Style

By: Alexis Farah You know coffee and red wine can stain your teeth, but there are other, sneakier culprits that can yellow your smile and damag...

8 Good-for-Your-Mouth Foods -- Including Some Surprises

Everyday Health | Posted 01.11.2012 | Canada Living

By Kristen Stewart; Medically reviewed by Lindsey Marcellin, MD, MPH Eat. Brush. Floss. Repeat! You know the keys to dental health involve a to...

A Dentist Ensures A Perfect Smile: Quick Study

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 12.02.2011 | Canada Living

Quick Study [kwik stuhd-ee]: The Huffington Post Canada's tips to make your life a little sweeter, five minutes at a time. Think of it as a cheatsheet...