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Lemon Water: An Abundance of Health Benefits but is it Good for our Teeth?

Darrell Ong By Darrell Ong

From losing weight to supplementing our daily vitamin C requirements, consuming lemon water related beverages have fast become a daily staple for many Singaporeans. It is not surprising, considering the ease of making lemon water and the ample health benefits it provides. But did you know – it’s not all sunshine and rainbows when it…

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Cheap Braces! What are your risks?

So recently I had the pleasure of meeting a new patient in our practice who wished to have his braces removed. This is not a request we receive often, in fact it is quite rare. Most orthodontists or dentists who provide dental braces often remove them at the end of the treatment and place the…

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5 Ways to prevent Tooth Decay

What is tooth decay? Tooth decay results in cavities (holes) in our teeth. It is an infectious disease and is also one of the most common health disorders in the world. The good news is that it can be prevented and if detected early, it can be treated and controlled. How does tooth decay happen?…

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6 Monthly Dental Check Up – A Myth or Science?

Have you tried googling how often should you visit the dentist? The answer on Google varies. The most common answer is that you should visit your dentist every 6 months. Many dentists would admit 6 months was not a number postulated from clinical studies or researches but one of historical convenience. 6 monthly dental check…

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7 Wonderful Ways Smiling Makes Life Better

“Smile more. Smiling can make you and others happy.” Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart   There are many benefits how one smile makes life better. Apart from the obvious benefit it has like the quote above. Smiling improves your mood. Research shows then whenever we smile, our happy hormones (dopamine, serotonin and…

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