Many consumers make the mistake of believing that if they see the triangle on a piece of plastic, it can be recycled. This isn't always the case. The number within the triangle is the real indicator as to if the plastic can be recycled or not. Here's a guide on understanding plastics and how you can tell if it can be recycled.
Your oral hygiene routine should include two minutes of brushing twice a day and flossing. Many people don't take the time to floss. Yet,according to the American Dental Association, flossing is one of the key ways to fight gum disease, cavities, and other oral problems. Here's what you need to know in order to floss correctly.
Dog owners are used to having a smelly-mouthed dog breathing on their faces. While dental chews may clear up their bad breath for a time, you may wonder if you should brush your dog's teeth as well. If you do decide to brush your dog's teeth, is it safe to use human toothpaste? Here's what you need to know about brushing your dog's teeth with human toothpaste.
Without enamel, your teeth would be worn down significantly. Every time you talk, chew, or bite, you're causing stress on your teeth. The enamel of your tooth is responsible for protecting your teeth and preventing normal wear-and-tear for as long as possible. Yet, over time, you may notice that your enamel is starting to disappear. Some of this natural. Yet there are a few causes that may make your enamel disappear faster than it should be. Here's what you need to know about enamel loss.
When it comes to brushing your teeth, you're told that you need to brush and floss in order to protect your teeth. Yet what if there was a better method than floss? An interdental brush is a cross between a toothbrush and a strand of floss. You may wonder which is better for your teeth and why. Here's what you need to know about interdental brushes and floss.
One of the biggest trends in the oral health world is activated charcoal. Some wear by it while others caution its use. Here's everything you need to know about charcoal and whether it's good or bad for your teeth.
Recently, there has been massive popularity in avoiding certain foods that contain gluten. This is because many people unknowingly suffer from a gluten allergy. Wheat today is not the same t was many years ago, it is being massively sprayed with pesticides and chemicals that are retained in the grain and consumed by all of us.
Perhaps you recently saw an ad for a new electric toothbrush that claims to clean your teeth like a professional. You may be looking at your current manual bamboo toothbrush and wondering if it's time for a trade-up. Are electric toothbrushes really any better than manual toothbrushes? This article will discuss the differences between the two.
A lot of attention is given to cleaning your teeth and gums. However, another vital part of your mouth to clean is your tongue. Bacteria run rampant on your tongue. By leaving the bacteria there, you're allowing it to penetrate your gums, and eventually, you'll succumb to gum disease. The best way to protect your teeth and oral health is by regularly cleaning your tongue. There are a few different methods on how to do just this. Here are some of the most popular ways.