Natural toothpaste vs regular toothpaste

Natural toothpaste vs regular toothpaste

Once you become a parent, your interest in health topics skyrockets. There’s an extra urgency around healthy food, exercise and medicine because you’re researching those topics for both yourself and your child. The recent interest in natural toothpaste vs regular toothpaste is part of that, I think. Many people are going to be suspicious of… Continue Reading

Better oral health for older men

Better oral health for older men

Imagine sailing around the exotic islands and cays of the Caribbean and having to abandon your trip. Not because of wild weather or rigging problems but due to a severe toothache. You can’t get to a dentist, or at least one who speaks your language. So you have to prematurely head home for treatment. As… Continue Reading

Oral health tips for busy people

Oral health tips for busy people

We shouldn’t need good oral health tips. We all know how important it is to look after our teeth. It’s fundamental to self-care. In theory, at least, it’s so simple—cleaning your teeth and gums, looking after your mouth and making sure a dentist regularly checks that your teeth are in good shape. But looking after… Continue Reading

Five quick fixes for bad breath

Five quick fixes for bad breath

There’s nothing good about bad breath. If you are aware of it then it can restrict the way you interact with other people. If you are unaware of it, it can cause people to avoid or limit face-to-face conversations with you. Persistent bad breath can be a sign of serious health issues and should be… Continue Reading

How to manage sleep apnoea

How to manage sleep apnoea

Men and women in the 55-plus age bracket can often suffer from obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA). It usually presents as chronic snoring, headaches and feeling of lethargy. It’s often just dismissed as a side effect of getting older and it can certainly be that. But if tiredness and lack of sleep is a result of… Continue Reading