Oil Pulling – Does it work?

Magic Bullet

Noun
1.

something that cures or remedies without causing harmful side effects:
So far there is no magic bullet for economic woes.

Getting a Wedding Season Ready Smile

It’s that time of year again, and whether you’re a “forever bridesmaid” again or coming up to your own wedding it’s important to have a nice, white smile for those hundred of photo that are coming your way! With a camera around every corner, it’s important to have white teeth that stay white no matter the situation.

Gluten Free Toothpaste and You

Gluten Free. For those with Celiac Disease, it’s a way of life thrust upon them. For others, it’s the latest diet trend to follow. Whether or not it’s an effective diet isn’t the point of this blog, however, what we’re talking about today is gluten free toothpaste. Does it matter to anyone without celiac disease and how important it is to those with it? Let’s find out!

How To Prevent Bleeding Gums

When you think of the unpleasant things that happen at a dental cleaning, one of the biggest things that comes to mind is bleeding gums. After all the poking and prodding is over there is the inevitable rinse cycle, which for some can look like a bloodbath. These same people might even have the occasional bloody spit after brushing their teeth. This is more common than it needs to be, and can often be fixed by changing a few simple habits in your brushing and flossing.

Should You Go “Natural” With Toothpaste?

In a world that’s obsessed with “natural” and “chemical free” products (although everything, including you, are made of chemicals, but we’ll let that one slide) you’ve probably noticed these labels sneaking into every facet of your shopping experience. Not even the world of toothpaste and mouthwash have escaped this craze, so today we’re striving to answer the question “Is it worth it?”.

Smiling is More Than Just Contagious

You might think that smiling is simply a reaction to some sort of stimulus. Something makes you happy or makes you laugh and so you smile, right? Well that’s not always the case! Smiling, forced or not, is known to have a many positive effects on not only the person smiling, but those around that person as well. What can smiling do for you? Read on to find out!

The Proper Way to Floss

Flossing is a commonly misunderstood beast. With so many resources out there demonstrating the wrong way to floss we figured it would be a good time to get back to the basics and reiterate the most effective flossing techniques.

Does Activated Charcoal REALLY Whiten Teeth?

Here at Hospital Dental Group we always try to be on top of the latest trends. Some trends are helpful, and others tend to cause more harm than good. So when we heard that people were using activated charcoal to help whiten their teeth, we decided to step in and check out what was going on behind the curtain.