Every morning, it's your toothbrush and your toothpaste that make you ‘smile-ready’ for the rest of the day! But if you are not using the right kind of toothbrush, then it might affect you otherwi..
Bad breath, medically called halitosis, can result from poor dental health habits, types of food one eats, unhealthy lifestyle habits or even can be a sign of other health problems. The most common..
We all want to say ‘Cheese’ when a photo is clicked. But, for some, tooth discoloration or stained teeth makes them cautious and even affect their confidence level. It is definitely not a disease ..
Every major disease surely gives us an early warning sign. Sometimes, we hear the alarm and at times we unfortunately miss it. But if we pay attention to the oral health then we can spot early signs o..
Pregnancy brings happiness, dreams and new hope in anyone’s life. But on a woman’s body, it's also a surge of numerous hormones that take place. Her body goes through a lot of hormonal turmoils du..
If you have a gap between your teeth due to a missing tooth or teeth, you should seriously consider finding a solution to fill the space due to various reasons. Primarily because the gap caused by the..
The American Academy of Periodontology states that, “Research has shown that periodontal disease is associated with several other diseases.” So, what is periodontal disease? According to the Am..
According to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) by 6 months of age, children should have a routine oral health assessment by a dentist. Listed below are the top five most frequently..
There are numerous causes that lead to tooth decay in kids. Some of the most popular causes include poor oral hygiene, sugary and sticky foods as well as carbonated beverages. According to the Amer..
Maintaining good oral hygiene is extremely important if you want to look after your teeth and gums. A healthy smile allows you to look and feel good as well as eat and speak properly. Here are our ..
The revolutionary new computer controlled local anesthesia injections system that conquers fear, pain and anxiety. For many of you who are scared of needles and the associated pain, the Wand is the..
The word “cancer” is never something that one wants to hear. No matter what type, where it is in the body, or which stage, it is just plain and simply an unkind and often fatal disease. Although i..
More often than not, people will be told that their toothaches are caused by cavities and can be remedied as long as they visit their dentist and practice proper oral hygiene. While this may be true, ..
Have you ever heard of Burning Mouth Syndrome (BMS)? It’s a condition that can cause the tongue, gums, cheeks, lips, or throat to feel as if they are burning. It can affect any tissue within the mo..
We spoke to Dr. Kamal in our Mirdif branch about the importance of dental care for older people. He explained that when people reach their older years they often neglect their dental health which ca..
Brushing your teeth twice daily is recommended to maintain your teeth in a healthy state and preserve your pearly whites. Due to regular use, the bristles in a toothbrush get frayed over a period of..
It is important to protect children’s teeth and teach them the importance of good dental hygiene. Neglecting children’s first set of teeth can affect the development and health of their permanen..
Don’t crack nut shells with your teeth If you are interested in nutrition and maintaining a healthy lifestyle, you will be aware that we are encouraged to eat nuts. Nuts have a high protein co..
Did you know your tooth ache could be as a result of allergens? Many people suffer from allergic reactions to their surroundings. Allergens can be produced by various things including seasonal chang..
The Joyful Smiles campaign took place in the GEMS Bradenton Preparatory Academy. The events ran over four days and involved doctors from Dr. Joy Dental Clinic visiting the school and conducting oral e..
Dr. Joy Dental Clinic, has introduced the award winning VELscope machine which is recognized by the World Heath Organization. VELscope can detect early signs of oral cancer and is more accurate when..
White spots on teeth are seen in some children and adults. This is called enamel hypoplasia. It appears due to a loss of the mineral content of the enamel, which is the outer covering of the tooth ..
Most of us are aware of the importance of brushing our teeth twice a day. However, brushing alone will not remove plaque and clean your teeth properly. Flossing is an essential part of oral hygiene ma..
A question posed by many is if they should transfer to an electric tooth brush. Today technology plays a significant role in people’s lives, so why not use it while brushing your teeth too? The go..
Many parents worry when their children appear to have large gaps between their permanent teeth. In many cases, as the permanent teeth erupt into the mouth, there will be a gap between the upper front ..
Dr. Joy Dental Clinic was delighted to win the award for Best Dental Clinic from Mother, Baby & Child. The ceremony took place at Le Meridien Hotel and Conference Center. It was a great honor to b..
Dry mouth, or also known as xerostomia, is a condition that is experienced by most of us at some point of our lives. In most cases it is temporary, but for some people it can be a chronic problem. Pro..
More than ever, people tend to notice bad breath on others. Perhaps this stems from working in smaller office spaces, high-density living, or simply we’ve just become too aseptic? Whatever the ca..
If you’re like me, you end up staring at all the mouthwashes on the supermarket shelf, wondering which one to buy. As you know, there are many different types of mouthwashes on offer, depending on w..
What are wisdom teeth? Good question. A third set of molars, which emerge between the ages of 16 to 25. As soon as they erupt, we are encouraged to have them extracted, especially when chronic pain an..
In this day and age, I would like to think that most people understand the importance of having a dental check-up and cleaning every six months to ensure good oral health. Unfortunately, I’ve come t..
What we eat and drink on a daily basis has a direct effect on the color of our teeth. It’s common knowledge that more intense colored beverages are likely to stain teeth, such as black coffee and r..
We present you with 10 toothpaste flavors that are out of this world. Cupcake Eggplant Pickle Curry Licorice Pine Honey Bamboo Salt Oreo Cookie Coco-Cola The most un..
Brush and floss properly, at least twice a day. See your dentist for regular check-ups and dental cleanings. Monitor your fillings, as decay can occur underneath dental restorations over tim..
Here are some easy pointers to a healthy smile: Toothbrush – Choose one that fits comfortably in your hand and mouth to encourage using it properly. Bristles – A soft-bristled toothbrush i..