Sep 08

Is your tooth brush dirtier than cloth for mobbing? Dr. Qiu Guozhou, a dental specialist said toothbrush is 9 times dirtier than cloth for mobbing.

Dr Qiu said our mouth is the dirtiest place of our body. When brushing your teeth, germs will accumulate in the toothbrush. If there is any injury in mouth, germ will infect those with weak immune system. It may cause other diseases like gingivitis, fever and heart inflammation.

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Jan 26

Dental teeth cleaning is a process where your dentist will remove unwanted residual on your teeth including tartar and coffee stain. This cleaning process is more thorough compared to just brushing or flossing your teeth.

You may know you should clean your teeth once every 6 months. But why this is important?

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Jan 25

For 28 years, I didn’t floss my teeth. I just brush it twice a day. I knew about dental floss. And I’ve tried it once or twice but I was afraid my gum will bleed.

Few years ago, I went to a dentist in my hometown for teeth cleaning. I had never visited this dental clinic before. It was recommended by my girl friend who is now my wife.

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Jan 25

Do you have silver dental filling in your mouth? If yes, here is what you need to know about it. The silver filling uses amalgam and about half of it consists of mercury.

Mercury is a dangerous neurotoxin which means it poisons your nerve.  Too much mercury in your body causes birth defect and other mental disorders. And injecting tiny amount of mercury in your blood stream is enough to kill you.

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Jan 24

My previous post on brushing teeth reminded me of my wife’s root canal treatment. If you have never heard of root canal, it’s a dental treatment for preserving decayed tooth.

Usually, dentist will do dental filling for your slightly decayed tooth. And if your tooth is seriously decayed, dentist will take it out. And you will have one tooth less.

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Jan 24

Recently I just got a clear understanding on when we should brush our teeth. Dr Lee mentioned it in his recent health talk.

When I was in primary school, teacher taught me to brush my teeth twice a day. Once when I wake up in the morning and once before I go to sleep at night. And I’ve been following this method for 30 years.

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