Pregnancy & Ora Health


Current guidelines say that it's riskier for a pregnant woman to put off needed dental treatment than it is to have dental treatment — including an X-ray exam. This is because dental disease not treated during pregnancy can lead to more serious health problems such as infection, pain, and inability to eat.


How Bad Is Falling Asleep Without Brushing Your Teeth, Really?


We get it: Your nighttime rituals are jam-packed with face washing, skincare regimes, stretching, jammies selection… or, let’s be real, rolling into bed after a night out. Sometimes you might forget to brush your teeth.


Braces in Adults: Is the Expensive Smile Worth It


Even in adulthood, it is still possible to have your teeth straightened with braces. But how useful is the late correction?


Why Your Breath Smells in a Face Mask


Have you noticed a bad smell in your face mask? 2020 is a year that will be remembered for many things, one of which is the introduction of face masks into our lives. We're now almost-permanently accompanied by a face mask wherever we go, in order to help prevent the spread of coronavirus.


You Shouldn't Put Off Getting Your Wisdom Teeth Removed - Here's Why


When you hear the words "wisdom teeth," those viral (and, oftentimes, hilarious) postextraction videos may come to mind — and same. But have you ever wondered why wisdom teeth need to be removed?


How Many of the 6 Red Flag Signs of Mouth Cancer Do YOU Know?


The coronavirus lockdown has meant that many people have been skipping dental appointments and dentists have warned that thousands of mouth cancer cases have been left undiagnosed.


Can’t Visit the Dentist? Here’s How to Take Better Care of Your Teeth


Should you worry if you can’t get a routine dental appointment because of the pandemic? Can you be your own hygienist? And what if you have an emergency?


What Foods Are Good For Oral Health?


Ask someone to name a food associated with good dental health, and you’re apt to hear "dairy" and that's because of its high calcium content.



Dental Fluorosis - White Spots on Teeth


Pale, chalk white, grey or brownish spots on the teeth may be the sign of fluorosis. It occurs in case of excessive exposure to fluoride between 1 and 4 years of age.


Orthodontic Treatment in Adults


The American Association of Orthodontists estimates that about 27% of all orthodontic patients are adults, with that percentage continuing to rise.