This SBM article leads me to question the idea that flossing my teeth helps to prevent dental cavities and gum disease. It’s more complicated than that. Done “by professionals” it can reduce dental caries (tooth decay) but if you’re not flossing at least five times a week there’s little benefit […]
Baby's first tooth
On Friday I felt Adam’s first teeth as he bit down on my small finger but they were still under the skin. This morning as he laughed in my arms I saw the tops of two tiny front teeth poking out of his bottom gum! And yes, baby teeth are […]
How to Brush Your Teeth
John goes over the technique he uses to brush his teeth. I should spend more time on my teeth, as tooth ache really really hurts! Oooowwww! I always assumed flossing was to remove the food particles from between your teeth, but I was informed the main reason for doing this […]
Teeth, teeth, teeth..
I’m after my root canal now. I had it done this morning. I was expecting the worst as I walked into the dentist’s surgery. It took an hour, I didn’t feel any pain but a lot of discomfort having my mouth open for so long! I was given and injection, […]
Some Thoughts: When you have a tooth ache everything else takes second place. Oh, and the tooth ache always happens on a bank holiday weekend, to ensure maximum pain, and remind you to go to the bloody dentist more often! Vodka, rubbed onto the infected gum/teeth is a god-send for […]