In a world of flavored toothpaste, mouthwash, gum, and breath mints it seems like the world is trying to get at something. If we had to guess, that something would be “Bad breath stinks!” Unfortunately, all of the aforementioned solutions to bad breath target symptoms, not causes. Let’s take a look at what causes bad breath, and how we might stop them!
As May comes to a close it’s best we highlight that May was National Physical Spots Month. Something not very talked about but still important for us! Being active is an important part of a healthy lifestyle and helps in every area of life! Today though, we want to focus on the risks of sports-related injuries. It’s been reported that 13-39% (yes that’s a broad statistic, sorry) of all dental injuries are sports related. I think we can all imagine why, but here are three important facts about sports related injuries that can help knock that number down a few pegs (and hopefully make it much less of a spread!).
Encouraging children to brush their teeth can often feel like an uphill battle. That’s why it’s imperative to teach your child to brush even before his/her first tooth pops out! The earlier you engage your child in positive (and fun) teeth brushing rituals, the better the chances of avoiding battles. Watch out—with any luck the process of brushing teeth may even become a fun activity …. for both of you!