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5 Best Practices for Healthy Gum & Teeth

The mouth has so many amazing functions. We use it to eat, speak, smile and express ourselves. Of the twelve cranial nerves that we have, almost half have a part to play in our mouth and throat. Given how important this part of our body is, knowing how to take care of it allows us…

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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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7 Secrets To Brighter, Whiter Teeth That Actually Work

Everyone wants to know the secret to whiter teeth. We have pride in our smiles, and our self-confidence can suffer when we no longer feel like we’re able to smile as openly as we once did. Discoloration can come in many forms from many sources. That cup of coffee you enjoy in the morning or…

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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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