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New Year, New Teeth

At the beginning of a new year, we make resolutions in the hope that we will become better, healthier, more attractive versions of ourselves. We vow to go to bootcamp five times a week or to resist the office donut run. We set out to finally write that novel or renovate the house we bought over a decade ago. But what about our teeth? How can we get a smile makeover for 2019?

How can you treat sensitive teeth?

If you have sensitive teeth, eating ice cream can be more pain than pleasure. Suffering from sensitive teeth is extremely common – it’s estimated that around half of us will suffer from it at some point in our lives. So, if you are tired of wincing with that first scoop of raspberry ripple, what can you do about it? Well the good news is that there are many ways that you can reduce or eliminate sensitive teeth.

The Benefits of Coenzyme Q10

Something of a mouthful to pronounce, Coenzyme Q10 is often shortened to CoQ10. The nutrient is present in meat, fish and poultry. However, only around a quarter of CoQ10 comes from diet, with the rest produced by naturally occurring processes within the body.

Why charcoal is the hottest new ingredient in dental care

Charcoal Toothpaste

Most people think of charcoal as something you throw on the barbeque, but it has been used since Egyptian times for anything from purifying water to getting rid of bad smells. In Ancient Greece, Hippocrates treated his patients with charcoal and the Romans ground it up to clean their teeth.

Today, activated charcoal continues to be used in hospitals and water treatment plants. Its porous structure means it soaks up poisons and harmful chemicals. But in recent years, this ancient substance has been emerging as a hot new ingredient in the dental and beauty industry.