Archive for December, 2015

Am I Supposed to Brush My Tongue?

Since foul odors originate from bacteria, an unclean tongue is a major source of bad breath, or halitosis. Brushing the tongue is an effective way to manage halitosis. It also reduces overall amount of germs in the mouth to help prevent gum disease and tooth decay. Some dentists also advocate scraping the tongue routinely with […]

Foods and Beverages That Stain Your Teeth

Our teeth are composed of enamel. Enamel acts as a protective barrier that prevents cavities and tooth decay and also give your teeth their white color. Certain foods and beverages we consume can break down the enamel in our teeth and cause stains. This can be caused by the acidity levels or by artificial food […]