General Dentist,Prevention and saving money,Tooth whitening

Hydrogen Peroxide

31 Jul , 2015  

Hydrogen peroxide, H2O2, oxidises into water and oxygen when it reacts with certain chemicals. This makes it a very effective cleaning agent in some cases and why it is commonly found in first aid kits to clean cuts and as an additive in household cleaners and detergents. it seems that some believe you can swish […]

General Dentist,Gum problems,Hygiene treatment,Prevention and saving money

Fluoride

31 Jul , 2015  

Fluoride and particularly water fluoridation where the chemical fluoride is added to water supplies seems to be a frightening prospect for some. However, the vast majority of dentists, and the Ministry of Health agree that fluoride is a very valuable tool in promoting oral health.   Fluoride strengthens your teeth by preventing demineralisation of the […]