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The Best New Way to Bring Your Lunch

The Best New Way to Bring Your Lunch

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Diet / Recipes

I'll admit itmy workday lunches can get pretty boring. I always think I'm going to finally make use of all those delicious recipes I've been pinning away, but then nighttime rolls around and I'm too busy watching really important things like The Bachelorette and Vampire Diaries. And then...


Yeah! Finally some weekend fun!

Yeah! Finally some weekend fun!

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Weekend news

It might be a rainy weekend, but always lotsto do around Cape Town… … . The Cape Town Good Food and Wine Show Cape Town's beloved food and wine exhibition brings in the big guns of the food world . One of the country's foremost gourmet events, the Cape Town Good Food and Wine Show is set to wet...


10 Tips to keep your Smile young!

10 Tips to keep your Smile young!

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / General

1.Watch for unnatural wear and avoid grinding your teeth. . 2. Take Oral Hygiene visits seriously to avoid gum and bone loss. . . . . 3. Replace faulty fillings before they cause problems. . 4. Correct a bad bite. . 5. If crowns or bridges are worn down, replace them. . 6. Never chew...


A Spirit of a Denture – South African winner of a short film competition

A Spirit of a Denture – South African winner of a short film competition

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Articles / General

A Spirit of a Denture, the South African winner of a short film competition that would give young filmmakers the opportunity to work with Kevin Spacey, has premiered. . . Kevin Spacey was in Johannesburg recently to attend the premiere of A Spirit of a Denture, a short film written...


Gluten-free, it’s not just trendy!

Gluten-free, it’s not just trendy!

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Articles / Diet / General

Walking through your local supermarket or health food stores these days, you are bound to see gluten-free products highlighted, with fancy labels on everything from crackers to skin care. Gluten-free seems to be all the rage, but is it just another passing trend? Vega is here to explain why...


Teeth Whitening Quiz – what you should know!

Teeth Whitening Quiz – what you should know!

Want some clarity regarding teeth whitening and all the options out there today?Take the quiz and find out what you really know… . Hover over the picture at the bottom of the page to view answers . 1) Which of the following does NOT cause teeth discoloration a) Antibiotics taken as a child...


Mother’s Day Weekend…what do you have planned?

Mother’s Day Weekend…what do you have planned?

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Weekend news

. 7 Yummy Mother’s Day Lunches in Cape Town Spoil mom for Mother's Day with a heavenly lunch at any one of these Cape Town restaurants Make it your mission to make mom feel like a million bucks on Mother's Day 2012. Every mom is different and appreciates a variety of different...


25 Clever Ideas to make life easier

25 Clever Ideas to make life easier

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Diet / General

Via: amy-newnostalgia.blogspot.com Why didn't I think of that?! We guarantee you'll be uttering those words more than once at these ingenious little tips, tricks and ideas that solve everyday problems some you never knew you had! (Above: hull strawberries easily using a straw). . ....


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

ScienceDaily (Feb. 7, 2012) 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, published in the journalMicrobiology suggests that this bacterial access key could be a drug target for people who...


Congratulations Cape Town!

Congratulations Cape Town!

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Weekend news

Table Mountain officially one of the New Seven Wonders Of Nature . Even though we all celebrated like crazy when our iconic Table Mountain was named as a provisional entry onto the New Seven Wonders of Nature list, some were a wee bit uneasy it wasn’t quite official until now, that is....


The Tragic Mistake That Now Threatens 1 Out of Every 3 Bites You Eat

The Tragic Mistake That Now Threatens 1 Out of Every 3 Bites You Eat

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Articles / Diet / General

By Dr. Mercola . Honey bees are the angels of agriculture, but they’re disappearing at a startling rate in a mysterious phenomenon dubbed Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD). . Since 2007, North American honey bees are literally disappearing without a trace. There are no massive dead bee...


Take Years Off!!! This is how

Take Years Off!!! This is how

Crown your day and rejuvenate your smile! Make no mistake – crowns do rejuvenate smiles. Although the primary purpose of a dental crown is to protect and strengthen teeth, you’ll love your improved great look too! . Crowns are an attractive, time-tested option for teeth that have been...


Myth or Fact?

Myth or Fact?

MYTH: Bleeding gums are normal. . FACT: Bleeding gums are NOT normal!!!! . It is a sign that something is wrong and that there is some form of gum disease present. Bleeding results from inflammation of the gums (gingivitis), due primarily from inadequate removal of plaque from the teeth at the...


The smoking issue

The smoking issue

Everyone knows about the dangers and risks of smoking and today it's a given fact that smoking causes cancer! Besides the obvious link to heart disease, stroke, emphysema and cancer, this habit also destroys healthy mouths and smiles by causing: . Bad Breath Tooth Discolouration Increased...


Why do you yawn?  (It’s not what you think…)

Why do you yawn? (It’s not what you think…)

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Articles / Diet / General

By Dr. Mercola Yawning is usually associated with boredom or being tired, but new research suggests there’s far more to this behavior than meets the eye.The first clue that yawning serves a much greater purpose? We do it involuntarily, like breathing, and it starts even before we’re born (as...


10 Best Places to Live for Escaping World Conflict

10 Best Places to Live for Escaping World Conflict

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / General

Where would you be the safest if World War 3 broke out tomorrow? Perhaps it's a grim subject, but safety and distance from world conflict can be a motivating factor in your choice to expatriate. At the very least, conflict around the world can weigh heavy on the soul, and it's nice to know...


Brushing Teeth: New ‘Massage Method’ Quadruples Protection Against Tooth Decay, Study Suggests

Brushing Teeth: New ‘Massage Method’ Quadruples Protection Against Tooth Decay, Study Suggests

ScienceDaily (Mar. 25, 2012) Do you really want to avoid cavities in your teeth?Try massaging them with a high-fluoride toothpaste after lunch. “Rubbing toothpaste onto your teeth increases the fluoride protection by 400%,” says Anna Nordstrm, dentist, PhD and researcher at the...


Could be the last warm weekend…!

Could be the last warm weekend…!

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Weekend news

Enjoy a lovely weekend in Cape Town! Friday 13 April 29 Partly cloudy with a moderate south-easterly wind 18 Saturday 14 April 24 Partly cloudy, few showers(30%) with a moderate north-westerly wind 17 Sunday 15 April...


Simple exercises to improve you eyesight naturally

Simple exercises to improve you eyesight naturally

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Articles / General

(NaturalNews) Aging vision (or presbyopia) affects many people over the age of 40. People who have developed presbyopia find they need to hold books, magazines and other reading material at arm’s length in order to focus properly. What are the causes of this condition and can vision be improved...


Did you know…April is National Cancer Control Month

Did you know…April is National Cancer Control Month

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Articles / Oral Hygiene

Hope you had a wonderful LOOOONGGG weekend! . Did you know….April is national cancer control month. We thought it would be a good idea to focus on Oral cancer prevention. . You might not be aware of the fact that incidences of oral cancer are on the rise. Few people think about oral cancer, but...


Happy Easter

Happy Easter

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Weekend news

Happy Easter . Have a wonderful weekend with your family and friends! , From The MyTeeth Team . . Make sure to visit our website to see all the amazing Specials we have for you this month!...


Blood Clots may be triggered by Dental Plaque Bacteria

Blood Clots may be triggered by Dental Plaque Bacteria

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Articles / General

Oral bacteria that escape into the bloodstream are able to cause blood clots and trigger life-threatening endocarditis. Further research could lead to new drugs to tackle infective heart disease, say scientists presenting their work at the Society for General Microbiology’s Spring Conference...


A few jokes to get you through the rest of the day…

A few jokes to get you through the rest of the day…

Three old ladies are sitting in a diner, chatting about various things. One lady says, “You know, I’m getting really forgetful. This morning, I was standing at the top of the stairs, and I couldn’t remember whether I had just come up or was about to go down. ” The second lady says, “You...


You HAVE to attend at least one of these fun activities this weekend!

You HAVE to attend at least one of these fun activities this weekend!

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Weekend news

Entertainment galore! . KKNK . Produksies wat direk verbind word met die Absa KKNK het vanjaar by kykNET se Fista-toekennings uitgeblink en di fees se status as die land se voorste platform vir uitnemende artistieke werk in Afrikaans opnuut beklemtoon. Die fees het 36 nominasies in 16...


ACID ATTACK! Is your diet destroying your teeth?

ACID ATTACK! Is your diet destroying your teeth?

We have all heard the story about how a tooth will dissolve when placed in a glass of COLA. If you have ever wondered about the answer…it is TRUE! Everyday our teeth are exposed to whatever we eat or drink. . ACID ATTACK is a major cause for tooth wear and dental decay. Plaque produces ACID...


Little Sunshine Mistakes that Can Give You Cancer Instead of Vitamin D

Little Sunshine Mistakes that Can Give You Cancer Instead of Vitamin D

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Diet / General

By Dr. Mercola Unfortunately, due to decades of professional and media misinformation, the typical American believes they should avoid the midday sun and need to use sunscreen before, and several times during, sun exposure. Unfortunately, this is a prescription for minimizing vitamin D levels...


Gingi…what?

Gingi…what?

What is Gingivitis and what causes Gingivitis? . Gingivitis means inflammation of the gums (gingiva). It commonly occurs because of films of bacteria that accumulate on the teeth – plaque; this type is called plaque-induced gingivitis. Gingivitis is a non-destructive type of periodontal disease....


Newly Identified Oral Bacterium Linked to Heart Disease and Meningitis

Newly Identified Oral Bacterium Linked to Heart Disease and Meningitis

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / General / Gum Disease

ScienceDaily (Feb. 22, 2012) A novel bacterium, thought to be a common inhabitant of the oral cavity, has the potential to cause serious disease if it enters the bloodstream, according to a study in the International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. Its identification...


Did you know…a snail has teeth on its …..

Did you know…a snail has teeth on its …..

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Fun Facts

. Fun Facts for Kids . 1. Did you knowEach person's teeth are unique! They can be used to identity a person just like fingerprints. . 2. Did you knowEnamel is the hardest part of the human body! Your teeth are as hard as rocks! . 3. Did you knowSome types of Sharks grow new teeth as...


Most Powerful Food Combinations

Most Powerful Food Combinations

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Diet

By: Adam Baer Who came up with the idea that we are supposed to drink orange juice at breakfast? And why, if oatmeal is so good for us, do we eat that only in the morning as well? Apologies to the Palinites, but nutritionists are starting to realize that you and I like our oatmeal and OJ...