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Keep your smile beautiful

Keep your smile beautiful

Ask your dentist at every check up if any of your restorations are showing signs of wear. If they are, do something about it sooner rather than later. Your restorations are meant to support the surrounding tooth structure. If these fillings wear away and the tooth becomes unsupported the enamel...


Rugby World Cup Final

Rugby World Cup Final

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Weekend news

So that’s it then, theend of the Rugby World Cup 2011 is approaching. The ultimate battle and Final (if you are still interested) .Will the mighty All BLacks finnally get their win or will it be the underdogs France? As South Africans we would probably want the Southern Hemisphere to win this...


Dental Anxiety: Do you suffer from this?

Dental Anxiety: Do you suffer from this?

So what is it? So, you have your next Dentist appointment and that's scaring the hell out of you! You don't think the dentist and human beings have anything in common. Well, you are a victim of Dental Anxiety (Dental Phobia). Dental Anxiety is the fear of receiving dental care or the fear of...


QUIT SMOKING…get benefits in 20mins

QUIT SMOKING…get benefits in 20mins

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Bad Breath

I think one of the main reasons it's so hard to quit smoking is because all the benefits of quitting and all the dangers of continuing seem very far away. Well, here's a little timeline about some of the more immediate effects of quitting smoking and how that will affect your body RIGHT NOW. . *...


Monday monday…

Monday monday…

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / The Funny Dentist

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What to do, what to do…

What to do, what to do…

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Weekend news

WORLD CUP RUGBY: Reality – let’s just face it! It’s over for the Bokke, and last Saturday was a very sad day for most South Africans. But the show must go on! Even if we are not in it anymore :'( If you still really want to see who will make it through to the finals of Rugby World Cup 2011...


Migraines – your dentist can help

Migraines – your dentist can help

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / pain control / Teeth Grinding

You can feel it coming on. A slight dull pain that increases and finally ends up in a full throbbing and thumping head ache… . Did you know? 25% of women and 8% of men get migraines sometime in their lifetime. About half of these people get their first migraine before the age of 20, and 98%...


A Pictorial History of Dentistry

A Pictorial History of Dentistry

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Articles

7000 BC The Bow Drill Era Dentistry got its start in the Indus Valley of India and Pakistan. These industrious would-be dentists were master beadmakers who used bow drills to cure tooth problems. This is also the first appearance of dental assistants, whose duties consisted of restraining...


It’s now or never!

It’s now or never!

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Weekend news

Rugby Worldcup 2011 Quaterfinals: South Africa vs Australia – Sunday, October 9 at 6:00 am Big guns back for Wallabies Wellington – Australia coach Robbie Deans has named his strongest possible team to play reigning champions South Africa in their Rugby World Cup quarter-final on Sunday....


Test your Dental IQ

Test your Dental IQ

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Dental IQ / The Funny Dentist

Regular Dental Visits and a scrupulous home hygiene program can keep your breath fresh and your smile sweet. How's your D.I.Q? (Dental Intelligence Quotient). Take a Quiz and find out… Hover over pictures to view answers   1) The Nr.1 requested dental service by patients is: a)...


Get back to the basics

Get back to the basics

Posted in Dentist Cape Town

Life is not complex. We are complex. Life is simple, and the simple thing is the right thing. – Oscar Wilde 60 Ways to make life Simple again! Don't try to read other people's minds. Don't make other people try to read yours. Communicate. Be polite, but don't try to be friends with...


One way to get Gum Disease!

One way to get Gum Disease!

Only your gums know for sure. If you guessed the answer to be Don't Floss I congratulate you for thinking about flossing, but unfortunately that is INCORRECT. There are many who do not floss and yet do not have periodontal disease. . The correct answer is avoid seeing a dentist in your...


Ready to Laugh?

Ready to Laugh?

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / The Funny Dentist

Best Blonde Joke A blonde and a lawyer are seated next to each other on a flight from LA to NY. The lawyer asks if she would like to play a fun game? The blonde, tired, just wants to take a nap, politely declines and rolls over to the window to catch some sleep. The lawyer persists and...


Coconut Oil – best for cooking!

Coconut Oil – best for cooking!

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Diet and Health

9 Things you can do with Coconut oil 1. For cooking at high heat. Coconut oil has earned itself abone fidehealth halo, which you can read about here. Because some oils are not safe at high temperatures, I've swapped in coconut for a lot of my roasting, and some frying. I have tried and liked it...


10 Wow’s of a new white smile

10 Wow’s of a new white smile

Few things can be so dramatic as changing a smile from yellow to white. Nothing beats the confidence that comes with a new whiter smile! Most of us know the good feeling when someone compliments us on a new hairstyle, new clothes or a good-looking body. All the hard work is usually worth it...


Animal Dental Facts

Animal Dental Facts

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / The Funny Dentist

*Dogs have 42 teeth   * Cats have 30 teeth * Pigs have 44 teeth * The armadillo has 104 teeth!! * The snail’s mouth is no larger than the head of a pin, but it can have over 25,000 teeth! * The Elephant grinds down its molars and grows new ones. This happens six times in its lifetime! *...


Quote of the Day

Quote of the Day

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / The Funny Dentist

People were created to be loved, things were created to be used. The reason why the world is in chaos, is because things are being loved and people are being used! – Unknown...


Yeah it’s the weekend!

Yeah it’s the weekend!

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Weekend news

What is happening this weekend? The BOKKE of course! The Springboks take on Fiji on Saturday at 8:00 am! Springboks are still wary of Fiji threat WELLINGTON, 16 Sept. – Fiji will have the chance to rewrite the ending of their last encounter with South Africa at a Rugby World Cup when the two...


Don’t Be Tricked by Advertising

Don’t Be Tricked by Advertising

If you really want to give your baby a head start in life by improving their social standing and guaranteeing their happiness, start feeding them Coca-Cola, Pepsi and other sugary carbonated beverages at the earliest age possible. Even babies as young as a few months old will enjoy the...


A Few Funnies!

A Few Funnies!

Quote of the day: Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact – William James...


TOOTH REGENERATION GEL COULD REPLACE PAINFUL FILLINGS

TOOTH REGENERATION GEL COULD REPLACE PAINFUL FILLINGS

THE GIST A new gel could soon eliminate painful fillings and root canals. The technology doesn’t prevent cavities; it heals teeth by regenerating them. Although this is good news for teeth, the research could also be applied to heal bones and other tissues in the body Dentists could soon hang...


It’s here!

It’s here!

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Weekend news

. Watch live here: http://rugbyweb.webnode.com/flash-1/...


Titanium Toothbrush?

Titanium Toothbrush?

TiFinity Titanium Toothbrush by Dane Robinson It may be impossible to reinvent the wheel, but the same thing is apparently not true for the toothbrush. Doctor Dane Robinson from Arizona is the brain behind a radically new toothbrush called "Tifinity." The bristles are made out of titanium and...


Test your Dental IQ – September 2011

Test your Dental IQ – September 2011

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Dental IQ

Regular Dental Visits and a scrupulous home hygiene program can keep your breath fresh and your smile sweet. How's your D.I.Q? (Dental Intelligence Quotient). Take a Quiz and find out… Hover over pictures to view answers 1) Which of the following Cosmetic Dental secrets can instantly provide...


The first weekend of Spring 2011

The first weekend of Spring 2011

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Weekend news

Well it might be a bit of a stormy, cold first weekend of Spring! Cape Town Weather: Friday 02 September 13 Cloudy with morning showers(30%) with a strong south-westerly wind 10 Saturday 03 September...


Funny one-liners

Funny one-liners

*Evening news is where they begin with ‘Good evening’, and then proceed to tell you why it isn’t. . *If you think nobody cares if you’re alive, try missing a couple of payments. . *A bank is a place that will lend you money, if you can prove that you don’t need it. . *Did you know...


What’s happening around Cape Town this weekend!

What’s happening around Cape Town this weekend!

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Weekend news

Finally, it’s Friday, here’s a few exciting things happening around Cape Town this weekend. Enjoy and have fun, from the MyTeeth Team Music For one night only, Johnny Clegg will perform with Juluka to celebrate his 30th anniversary at the Grand Arena at the GrandWest casino on 27 August....


13 Old School Dental Instruments

13 Old School Dental Instruments

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / The Funny Dentist

13 Creepy Old School Dental Instruments If you think the dentist’s office is scary now, imagine how it was centuries ago when these dental tools were used… Bow Drill (7000 BC)The earliest known dental drills originated around 9,000 years ago in the Indus Valley area of present-day India...


RISK FACTORS – Gum disease

RISK FACTORS – Gum disease

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Gum Disease

Gum Disease is the nr. 1 reason for tooth loss in adults In short gum disease means "inflammation of the gums and underlying bone". Common sense tells us that build-up of stains, plaque residue and bacteria on our teeth makesthem look "dirty" and "stained".The same build-up also takes place...


Healthy Chicken Soup with Yellow Lentils

Healthy Chicken Soup with Yellow Lentils

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Diet and Health

I heard a storm is coming this weekend! Thought you could warm up with a nice healthy chicken and lentil soup! ENJOY! 1 whole chicken, cut up (marinate overnight in lemon juice if you have time) 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 medium onion, chopped 1 can crushed tomatoes 3 tablespoons apple...