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If your tongue is white, this is why
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If your tongue is white, this is why

It might sound like stretching the truth if you say that tongue is the strongest muscle in the body, but it is true that it is one of the heaviest and strongest too. It is also one of the most sensitive too as it can not only taste the taste and texture of food, but…

Why does toothpaste come in tubes?
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Why does toothpaste come in tubes?

Toothpaste tubes have been supplied to consumers in the same packaging since it was first introduced in the market. The design possesses a set of cons including: Product wastage Aesthetically unattractive after use Inability to put product back inside the tube Inconvenience of use The question here is that, why has the design not been…

Eat your way to a perfect smile
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Eat your way to a perfect smile

Oral care is one of the most important things that people are careful about. From brushing to flossing, using mouthwashes to visiting dentists routinely, oral hygiene is a routine that is mandatory for most. And rightly so because it marks the health of the whole body. Yet it is still seen that there is a…

10 reasons you should start flossing from today
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10 reasons you should start flossing from today

You might have heard that brushing your teeth twice a day is extremely important for dental health. But do you know it is equally important to floss at least once a day? Brushing cleans the outer surfaces of the teeth. Whereas a dental floss, also known as the inter-dental cleaner, cleans small gaps between the teeth and…

Top 5 causes of mouth sores and ulcers
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Top 5 causes of mouth sores and ulcers

Sores or more appropriately Canker sores can occur at any age or any time. Research shows though that people who are between the ages of 10 to 20 are more likely to experience simple canker sores than others. Complex canker sores on the other hand see no age boundaries and more often occur among people…

This is why teeth become yellow
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This is why teeth become yellow

Tooth discoloration is a slow and gradual process that can go overlooked for long. While it may leave a significant impact on one’s self-esteem and highlight confidence struggles, fortunately, tooth yellowing is not associated with serious underlying illnesses. While it may not be a very important or urgent health matter, tooth discoloration heavily influences general…

Cocofloss – a coconut-flavored dental floss invented!
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Cocofloss – a coconut-flavored dental floss invented!

Flossing is a part of regular oral hygiene maintenance that most people in Pakistan don’t even bother with. How about if someone was able to bring some color and flavor to this tedious routine? Chrystle and Cat Cu, hailing from San Francisco are dentist-artist sisters who had to deal with patients, young and old alike…

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Is dentistry the right profession for you? Come find out

A career in dentistry is challenging but rewarding at the same time. As of 2017, dentistry has been crowned #1 in the ‘World’s 100 Best Jobs’ List. The most commonly raised question, however, is how does one know whether dentistry is their true calling? If you have a passion for welfare, creativity, and most importantly,…

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