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10 Tips to Cure Bad Breath

10 Tips to Cure Bad Breath

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Bad Breath / Cavities / Oral Hygiene

Whether it’s a fleeting case of morning breath or a lingering bout with halitosis, everyone has bad breath sometimes. Unfortunately, for as easy as it is to get bad breath, getting rid of it can be a lot more complicated. For some, employing a toothbrush, floss and mouthwash more frequently...


Preventing bacteria from falling in with the wrong crowd could help stop gum disease

Preventing bacteria from falling in with the wrong crowd could help stop gum disease

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Bad Breath / Cavities

Stripping some mouth bacteria of their access key to gangs of other pathogenic oral bacteria could help prevent gum disease and tooth loss. . The study by academics at the University of Bristol’s School of Oral and Dental Sciences and published in the journal Microbiology, suggests that...


Cavity Fighting Candy?

Cavity Fighting Candy?

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Cavities / Kids

Oral Biologists Use Chemistry To Formulate Cavity Fighting Mints . November 1, 2008 Oral biologists formulated a mint that fights cavities with an ingredient called Cavistat. Cavistat contains two main components that protect the teeth. First, the amino acid arginine metabolizes certain...