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oil pulling for gum health

APRIL IS ORAL CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

  SYMPTOMS OF ORAL CANCER   There are several things to look for so performing a monthly self-check can mean an earlier diagnosis with a better outcome. Using a bright light and mirror, be sure to remove any dentures. Look and feel inside your lips and the front of your gums. Tilt back your head…

The Link Between Periodontal Disease and Child Obesity

CHILD OBESITY   As parents, having your child’s best interest at heart is always at the forefront of your mind. Making sure they are well cared for, well fed and always healthy. One part of maintaining a healthy lifestyle is ensuring there is ample amount of exercise and activity to stimulate the children physically and…

Is Sharing a Toothbrush Really That Bad?

DANGERS OF SHARING A TOOTHBRUSH   While sharing a toothbrush may sound pretty disgusting, can it really be that bad for you? You figure you share a fork or kiss your significant other all the time and nothing happens so is sharing a tooth brush really that different? The answer is – YES! Maybe you’re…

What Is Oil Pulling and Does It Cure Gum Disease?

OIL PULLING WHAT IS IT? We’ve all been hearing a lot about oil pulling for dental and gum care. But what is it and does it really make a difference with your oral health? Oil Pulling, which is also known as “kavaka’ or ‘gundusha’ is an ancient Ayurvedic dental technique. Ayurveda goes back over 3,000…