Why use Copper to Scrape Your Tongue?

the ancient cure for bad breath When bacteria on the tongue and in the oral cavity break down proteins in the mouth, volatile sulfur compounds are released (VSCs). VSCs include the delightful rotten egg smell (hydrogen sulfide) and the farmyard smell (methyl mercaptan), which is...
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The Dirty Truth About Your Toothbrush!

When was the last time you changed your toothbrush? Be honest. It’s not something many of us think about until the bristles look so worn out, we’re forced to buy a new one. But by that time, there are so many species of bacteria residing...
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Have Yourself A Healthy Little Christmas!

Christmas is without a doubt one of the most enjoyable times of the year. It’s a chance to switch off, enjoy quality time with friends and family and eat delicious food! For many of us though, it seems like piling on the pounds is inevitable;...
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Is Coconut Oil Good For Your Teeth?

Many of our customers regularly ask us about the effectiveness of coconut oil for oral health, and whether they should use it as part of their oral care practice, so, we decided to scope it out for you guys! This versatile ‘superfood’ has made quite a...
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First signs of a cold? Do these 5 things!

Yep, it’s that time of year. The season’s changing and many of us have already found ourselves victim to those nasty germs that are beginning to thrive and spread in this cold, dry weather. So with the stirrings of winter on the horizon, we want...
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To Floss or not to Floss?

We know, there’s been some rather controversial information on the subject of flossing. Namely, the Associated Press article that spread like wildfire after its effort to disprove the effects of flossing; branding the scientific evidence for flossing as “weak, very unreliable,” “very low” quality, and with “a...
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Why your body loves sleep

“Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise”– Benjamin Franklin Nothing quite beats that feeling after a good night’s sleep. You’re bright, perky, refreshed and rejuvenated; you look great, you feel great and the day just seems to flow smoothly...
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