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The Negative Effects of Mouth Breathing

Normally people breathe through their nose most of time and breathe through their mouth occasionally. However, constant mouth breathing due to habits or medical conditions can cause negative effects on one’s health and appearance.

How often do I REALLY need to go to the dentist?

Many wonder if it’s necessary to visit the dentist often, as cost & time factors are taken into consideration. By skipping dental check-ups and cleans will in fact will do the complete opposite as it allows deterioration of minor dental issues to become more timely and costly. The Australian Dental Association advises that such visits

Did You Know Cavities are “Contagious”?

Dental plaque is formed by a combination of food debris, saliva and a large amount of bacteria. This bacteria is known as streptococcus mutans. It can be transmitted by bodily contact with an infected person or object, through food sharing, tooth brushes or kisses. The bacteria dissolve teeth enamel by converting sugar into acids and