• Books,  Reviews

    Book review: Kiss Your Dentist Goodbye by Ellie Phillips

    We had huge expectations regarding this book as it was marketed as an alternative approach to dental health problems. So rather than classic brush and floss (or drill and fill) approach, she recommends remineralization, which (if possible – when damage is still reversible) is always superior and less invasive than traditional dentistry. The main idea of the book is her System for healthy teeth, which (if followed carefully) should give you good long-term outcomes and in some cases could actually make you Kiss your dentist goodbye (actually we don’t recommend skipping any checkups). But there’s a problem: This book should have been a pamphlet The main problem with this book…

  • Dental Hygiene

    Remove tartar at home? Be careful with DIY tips!

    Have you ever wondered: “Why pay for costly dental procedures when there are free online tutorials and YouTube videos of DIY alternatives?” In this article we will explain in detail why removing tartar at home may not be the best idea (and in fact may be harmful to your teeth!). The problem: tartar on your teeth To start off, there are two kinds of subsequent things that will happen to your teeth if you don’t clean them properly and frequently enough: The first thing that will appear on your teeth is plaque, which is a colorless sticky form of bacteria – a substance that constantly builds up on your teeth.…