Eating & Swallowing Issue

There are many reasons why a person can experience dry mouth. This ranges from dehydration to autoimmune diseases such as Sjogren’s syndrome. Saliva is an important lubricant in the mouth which helps to not only breakdown food but also prevent decay in teeth. If you have persistent dry mouth there are products which can help […]

Constant Throat Discomfort

There are many reasons why a person can experience dry mouth. This ranges from dehydration to autoimmune diseases such as Sjogren’s syndrome. Saliva is an important lubricant in the mouth which helps to not only breakdown food but also prevent decay in teeth. If you have persistent dry mouth there are products which can help […]

Poor Oral Hygiene / Staining caused by food

Yellow or discoloured teeth can be caused by poor oral hygiene, food causing stains such as red wine, turmeric, coffee or tea, and due to age. Do seek a professional opinion to understand the cause of your yellow teeth.¬† Sometimes a good scale and polish would do the trick! Occasionally you may need whitening with […]

Maintenance

Gargle / Brush after Coffee, Tea, Wine / Meals Try using a straw when drinking

Puffy & Soreness around the gums

Puffy and soreness around the gums is a sign of gum disease, this can be early or advanced. Occasionally it can also be due to debris stuck underneath the gums. Do seek a professional opinion from your dentist to ascertain the cause

Dentures / Retainers Wearers

Dentures / retainers are not fitting properly due to tightness Visit your dentist to retake the impression to redo a better fit appliance

Bleeding Gums during brushing / flossing

Bleeding gums during brushing is an early sign of gingivitis. This is caused by accumulation of plaque around your teeth causing your body to initiate an inflammatory response. Do not stop brushing because you see blood, instead continue to brush over the next few days the bleeding will reduce, and your gums will firm up. […]