What is Homemade Toothpaste and Should You Use It?

What is Homemade Toothpaste and Should You Use It?

Many readers may be aware of an increased interest in homemade toothpaste and are curious about whether the trend is something they would like to try. There has been a definite increase in moving away from products with artificial ingredients and additives in recent years, and more and more people are looking for ways to improve the quality of the products that they use in and on their bodies.

The Differences Between Store Bought Teeth Whitening and Professional Teeth Whitening

The Differences Between Store Bought Teeth Whitening and Professional Teeth Whitening

Whiter teeth can improve the attractiveness of your smile and help you look younger (teeth typically become yellowed or grayish as we age). Teeth whitening is a very popular cosmetic dental procedure, and you have the option of in-home treatments or treatments provided only by your dentist. However, there are several differences between the two options.

DIY braces-a new trend that can lead to extensive, expensive and permenant damages to your teeth, gums and mouth.

The DIY Braces Trend and Why It’s Bad for Your Oral Health

There are several DIY projects that you can complete with just a little time and effort, but do it yourself braces should not be one of them. Other than flossing, brushing, tongue scraping and perhaps using a gentle whitener is the only DIY dental treatments and oral health care you should do. Attempting to do your own dental care is downright dangerous.

Electronic Cigarettes: What Are They and How Can They Affect Your Oral Health?

Electronic Cigarettes: What Are They and How Can They Affect Your Oral Health?

Electronic cigarettes are battery-powered devices that heat a cartridge containing a liquid solution to create an aerosol that the user can inhale. This process is called “vaping.” The solutions usually contain nicotine, flavouring agents, a diluent, and various other chemicals. Because the industry is not regulated in Canada, there is no control over the exact contents of the cartridges.