Posts Categorized: Dental Care Tips

Vitamin D and Your Teeth

Vitamin D and Your Teeth

Almost everyone¬†living in the UAE already knows how¬†Vitamin D deficiency affects our bodies. However, did you know that Vitamin D and your teeth are also related? NOTE: Information for this blog was provided by the dentist/dental clinic or retrieved from the public domain. This is not an advertisement. Inclusion in this blog is not an… Read more

Will “Chocolate Toothpaste” Make Fluoride a Thing of the Past?

Will “Chocolate Toothpaste” Make Fluoride a Thing of the Past?

Earlier this month we started compiling a list of retailers in the UAE that sell fluoride-free toothpaste. The natural living trend is growing in the UAE and it’s important for people to know there are alternative ways to keep up their oral health as well. Theodent aka “Chocolate Toothpaste” Theodent, the so-called “chocolate toothpaste,” will… Read more

Dubai Health Authority Twitter Health Clinics

Dubai Health Authority Twitter Health Clinics

Over the Summer, Dubai Health Authority used Twitter to send out health tips for Muslims fasting during the Holy Month. While they focused mostly on giving out general Ramadan health tips, they also interacted with users by answering specific health questions. It was an extremely successful and popular way for the DHA to connect with… Read more

To Rinse or Not to Rinse

To Rinse or Not to Rinse

Most people rinse after brushing their teeth. Seems logical. Who wants a bunch of bacteria, saliva, food particles and toothpaste left over in their mouths after brushing. Isn’t the point of brushing your teeth to remove these things from your mouth? To Rinse or Not to Rinse If you rinse after brushing your teeth, you… Read more

Do Children Need to Floss?

Do Children Need to Floss?

Do children need to floss? The short answer is YES. Dentists recommend that parents start flossing their child’s teeth as soon as the child has 2 teeth that touch. For most babies this will be between 6-12 months old when their central incisors (on the top and bottom) come in. Parents should be flossing children’s… Read more