5 ways to improve bad breath

Ways to take away bad breath

Bad breath is not cool. If you’re suffering from it, maybe it’s time to make your social life a little less awkward! 1) Brush your teeth – Twice a day. Your mouth has crazy amounts of bacteria. Brushing your teeth twice a day eliminates bacteria that gives you bad breath. 2) Don’t forget your tongue – Yes, you need to …

Dental on the Bay5 ways to improve bad breath

5 foods that improve dental health

Healthy food for healthy teeth

We love food. Even as oral health care practitioners, we find it hard to resist awesome tasting dishes that may not be ideal for the health of your mouth. Good nutrition is also beneficial for your oral health. You should try to avoid food with food colouring, refined sugars, refined flours, artificial preservatives and high fructose corn syrup. 1) Water …

Dental on the Bay5 foods that improve dental health

3 Reasons you need to start flossing

How can flossing help you

Sounds unnecessary but it’s extremely important for your health (not just oral health)!   1) It protects your gums Flossing reaches areas your toothbrush can’t. These are prime areas for bacteria to grow and it is essential to ensure they are looked after too. Plaque and tartar build up can lead to gingivitis – an inflammation of the gums. Flossing …

Dental on the Bay3 Reasons you need to start flossing

Maintaining Your Oral Health

What to do to improve your dental health

Oral health is vital to an overall healthier life and body. It is common thought that the consequences of poor oral health might just lead to a few cavaties. But the truth is, studies have shown that those with poor oral health are more likely to suffer from heart and lung disease, diabetes and strokes caused by migration of bacteria …

Dental on the BayMaintaining Your Oral Health

How to choose the right toothbrush

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You probably don’t think much about this when you’re at the supermarket. However, it is important to ensure you have the right toothbrush for better oral health. There are a few main things about choosing your toothbrush.   1) Bristle type Soft/medium/hard? We highly recommend soft bristles its the most comfortable and safe choice. Medium and hard bristles may damage …

Dental on the BayHow to choose the right toothbrush