What should you know about toothbrushes

I have talked so much about maintaining oral hygiene and how it’s the only sure shot way to help you keep dental infections at bay, that not talking about toothbrush seems impertinent. Although a very simple element, but its a very powerful tool that’ll help you be regular at maintaining oral hygiene in the mostContinue reading “What should you know about toothbrushes”

Do we need artificial sweeteners to avoid dental caries?

There is growing concern about the ill effects of sugar on the general as well as oral well being, and hence, newer products are being launched in the market as replacements of regular table sugar (sucrose). These products are actually plant extracts that are not metabolised by the oral bacteria and therefore, do not causeContinue reading “Do we need artificial sweeteners to avoid dental caries?”

Demystifying Sugars: When, What and How?

All of us have, not just a sweet tooth but ‘sweet teeth‘ and sweets are a mandate when it comes to festivities and celebrations. With Diwali just passed by and New Year just around the corner, celebrations are going to continue for long and sweets are going to be unavoidable. So here’s a short pickContinue reading “Demystifying Sugars: When, What and How?”

All About Toothpastes

How many of us actually think about our specific needs while buying a toothpaste? Did you know, what substances comprise your toothpaste? Did you know, that there are different variety of toothpastes for different kinds of problems? The toothpastes are customised to perform different functions, depending on a specific use case. Hence, it is importantContinue reading “All About Toothpastes”