All You Need to Know About Canker Sores

February 26, 2016 by Dr. Emanuel Blog

A canker sore is medically known as an aphthous ulcer and it’s a type of mouth ulcer. They are most common in women and young adults, and are responsible for the majority of mouth related complaints. It is estimated that around 20-30% of the population experience Canker sores on a regular basis. How are canker Read More

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Sugar-Free Does Not Mean Damage-Free

January 27, 2016 by Dr. Emanuel Blog

Oral health experts are advising consumers of sugar-free drinks and confectionary to be wary of the health claims. Companies of such products would have you believe that the sugar-free aspect means their products are teeth-friendly – unfortunately, this might not be true. Studies carried out by the Oral Health Cooperative Research Centre, based at the Read More

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Keep Your Teeth Healthy!

December 16, 2015 by Dr. Emanuel Blog

When many people think of keeping their oral health in check they usually think of staying away from too much sugar and going to see the dentist every 6 months. Although both of these facts are true, today’s nutritional approaches to oral health go way beyond these things. For example, ongoing research has shown that Read More

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Self Check for Mouth Cancer

November 23, 2015 by Dr. Emanuel Blog, Dental News

With November being Mouth Cancer Action Month, the Mouth Cancer Foundation is using this month to encourage people to “Bite Back at Mouth Cancer” by following a simple head and neck cancer check which can be carried out by anyone at home anytime. Below are tips for your simple self-check for mouth cancer: Face: Look Read More

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Tooth Decay Risk Doubles in Children Exposed to Secondhand Smoke:

October 29, 2015 by Dr. Emanuel Uncategorized

According to a recent study published in The BMJ, exposure to secondhand smoke at 4 months of age is associated with an increased risk of tooth decay later in life. Secondhand smoke can be very detrimental to oral health in children, as well as adults. Secondhand smoke may directly affect teeth and gums in many Read More

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