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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...


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 13º Cloudy with morning showers(30%) with a strong south-westerly wind 10º Saturday 03 September...


Funny one-liners

Funny one-liners

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

*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...


How our Brain Raeds

How our Brain Raeds

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / The Funny Dentist

Question It’s Prttey fnuny how we can raed tihs einrte snetnece wtih all tehse ltters all out of palce, and we can cnotniue to keep raednig and sitll mekas snece of waht we are raeding. No mttar how mnay tmies you raed tihs oevr and oevr you can sitll mkae snece of it. How is...


Foods that help protect your teeth and gums

Foods that help protect your teeth and gums

A beautiful smile and healthy mouth actually can come from in addition to regular brushing and flossing a daily diet that does not lack the essential vitamins and minerals that make vital contributions to a persona's oral health. Many people overlook the importance of good nutrition in...


What’s happening this weekend?

What’s happening this weekend?

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Weekend news

A few exciting things happening around the West Coast! LOLLOS kom Melkbos toe! Ons gaan Lollos kyk en Mia is vreeeeeeeslik opgewonde! Lollos reis die land vol met optredes by feeste, skole en teaters en ander lekker geleenthede. Lollos is die 13de Augustus in Melkbosstrand by die country club...


So many reasons to avoid SUGAR!

So many reasons to avoid SUGAR!

Not only is sugar really bad for your teeth and one of the main reasons for cavities, it’s also the cause of many other health problems! READ MORE… 76 Additional Ways Sugar Can Ruin Your Health In addition to throwing offyour body’s homeostasis and wreaking havoc onyour metabolic processes,...


10 Facts about Oral Health care you never know

10 Facts about Oral Health care you never know

New born babies have no caries forming bacteria. In fact, it is the babies mother who transmits the plaque forming bacteria by blowing on food before feeding and kissing the babies mouth Saccharine Sodium which is generally used as a sweetening agent in toothpaste is 500 times sweeter than...


5 Mistakes that prevents workout results!

5 Mistakes that prevents workout results!

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Diet and Health

Sports nutritionist Cynthia Sass, writing for Shape, lists five diet mistakes that could interfere with getting the most out of your training time: Drinking a Protein Shake Before a Workout: Protein is digested more slowly than carbohydrates, so too much pre-workout can give you stomach...


Test your Dental IQ – August

Test your Dental IQ – August

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Dental IQ

Regular dental visits and a scrupu- lous home hygiene program can keep your breath fresh and your smile sweet! How's your DIQ – Dental Intelligence Quotient?Take our quiz and find out. Hover over pictures for answers 1) With CEREC Computerized Fillings and crowns there are : A) No gaggy...


Dentistry and Diabetes

Dentistry and Diabetes

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Gum Disease

Dentists Can Identify People With Undiagnosed Diabetes In a study, Identification of unrecognized diabetes and pre-diabetes in a dental setting, published in the July 2011 issue of the Journal of Dental Research, researchers at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine found that dental...


Eat your oranges!

Eat your oranges!

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Gum Disease

Vitamin C and Gum Disease A Study in 2000 showed people who consume less than the recommendeddietary allowance (RDA) for vitamin C is 1.5 timesmore at risk of developing severe Gingivitis. Gingivitis is the mildestform of Periodontal disease, and it causes the gums to becomered, swollen and...


Did you know?

Did you know?

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Dental IQ

Natal teeth Definition Natal teeth are teeth that are already present at the time of birth. They are different from neonatal teeth, which grow in during the first 30 days after birth. Alternative Names Fetal teeth Considerations Natal teeth are relatively uncommon, appearing in about one...


Grinding at night – we can help!

Grinding at night – we can help!

Do you know of any of your family members grinding their teeth at night? Most people who suffer from teeth grinding are unaware of it, but can be causing severe damage to their teeth and health. Teeth grinding gives the powerful joint muscles (Masseter or TMJ) a constant workout. This leads...


One Juicy SALAD!

One Juicy SALAD!

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Diet and Health

I stumbled upon this amazing salad and thought everyone should try this! Enjoy! Black Bean, Sun-dried Tomatoand White Fish Salad 4 servings Salad: 700 g white fish (any type) skinned and deboned or salmon 1 tablespoon coconut oil Salt and pepper, to taste 1/2 cup cooked quinoa 1/2 cup...


Test Your Dental IQ – June 2011

Test Your Dental IQ – June 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 DIQ –Dental Intelligence Quotient? Take our quiz and find out… Hover over picture to view answers 1) Not all of our natural tooth enamel is the same colour A) Front teeth...


Golfer at the dentist

Golfer at the dentist

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / The Funny Dentist

The man said to the dentist, “Doc, I’m in one heck of a hurry. I have two buddies sitting out in my car waiting for us to go play golf, so forget about the anesthetic, I don’t have time for the gums to get numb. I just Want you to pull the tooth, and be done with it! We have a 10:00 AM tee time...


I hate needles!

I hate needles!

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

The female dentist pulls out a numbing needle to give the man a shot. “No way! No needles I hate needles!” the patient said. The dentist starts to hook up the nitrous oxide and the man objects. “I can’t do the gas thing. The thought of having the gas mask on suffocates Me!” The...


MIA is 9 months old!

MIA is 9 months old!

Posted in Dentist Cape Town

The long wait is finally over! MIA got her first baby tooth! The lower front insisor came in +- 1 week ago and it is a perfect beautifulbrand newtooth! I know you must be thinking I am going crazy, but being a dentist it is great news! She is a little late with getting teeth, buta fewmonths...


Pregnancy and your Teeth

Pregnancy and your Teeth

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Diet and Health / Oral Hygiene

Pregnancy is a wonderful time for both the mother and family, but very often big dental concerns arise. . BIG MYTHS ABOUT YOUR TEETH: Teeth become very weak during pregnancy Babies need lots of calcium to grow and calcium is thenremoved fromthe mother's teeth Pregnancy causes bad teeth...


15 REASONS to Smile!

15 REASONS to Smile!

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Articles / The Funny Dentist

Everyone loves the quote "laughter is the best medicine," and as anurse, I have experienced the benefits of smiling and laughter with my patients. In fact, smiling can boost your mood and even your immune system. Keep reading for more fascinating facts about our smiles. . Forcing yourself...


MOVIE: The Tooth Fairy

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / The Funny Dentist / Videos

Who played the lead role in THE TOOTH FAIRY? Watch trailer below for answer....


Test Your Dental IQ – May 2011

Test Your Dental IQ – May 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 DIQ – Dental Intelligence Quotient? Take our quiz and find out… Hover over pictures for answers 1) Bad breath can be caused by build-up of plaque bacteria A) Between teeth B)...