• Cavities,  Decay,  DIY

    DIY dental checkups – self-checking and diagnosing teeth for cavities

    This article is under development, please check back later for more information. Before reading the article please read the disclaimer and be sure that you have fully understood it. Caution! This article is for dental nerds or people who would love to see and know more than a regular patient. Please be aware that self-checking your teeth does not substitute checkup performed by a dentist and it should not prolong intervals between seeing your dentist. If anything, it should make you visit your dentist sooner if you notice any spots that bother you. In this article you will learn following skills: What will you need to self-check your teeth? While…

  • Dental Hygiene,  DIY

    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.…