A hectic daily schedule and an endless list of errands can often result in people neglecting their own well-being, including their physical appearance. Whilst looking a bit dishevelled certainly isn't the end of the world, it can negatively affect your confidence levels which in turn can impact the way that you interact with others and your overall sense of happiness. If you'd like to put a bit more effort into your appearance but aren't sure where to begin, here are a few tips which will help you to look your best once again. [Read More]
Does Chewing Your Cheeks Damage Your Teeth?
Nervous habits, such as chewing the inside of your cheeks or mouth, aren't always great for your oral health. If you're a mouth chewer, your dentist may advise you to try to stop. While you may think that your dentist is just worried about damage to your soft tissues, chewing your cheeks may also give you problems with your teeth and gums. How does this work? Mouth Ulcers and Sores [Read More]
Can Herbal Teas Whiten Your Teeth?
If you're looking for alternative ways to whiten your teeth, you may have heard that herbal teas can help. These kinds of teas may help you manage staining; some may actually help whiten your teeth. How do herbal teas affect the colour of your teeth and how effective will they be? Herbal Teas and Staining If you drink regular black tea or coffee, your teeth may become stained and discoloured. For example, the tannin in black tea may leave unsightly brown stains on your teeth over time, especially if you drink a lot of cuppas during the day. [Read More]
How to Give Teeth a Quick-Fix Clean When You Don't Have a Toothbrush Handy
There may be times during the day when you'd dearly love to clean your teeth but don't have a toothbrush or floss with you. For example, if you have an important meeting where you need to make a good impression or are going out after work on a hot date, you may be conscious that your teeth aren't as clean as they should be and are suffering from the stuff you've been eating and drinking all day. [Read More]