Tag: Gums

What is Xanthan Gum?

What is Xanthan Gum?

Xanthomonas campestris is a compound that that is obtained when you mix fermented sugars with a certain type of bacteria. It is normally used to produce medicines. Some of the applications it has is as an agent to lower blood sugar and cholesterol in patients who suffer from diabetes. Another known use for this component …

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Canker Sore on Gum

Canker Sore on Gum

Aphthous ulcers or canker sores, era lesions that develop on the soft tissues of your mouth such as lips, inside of your cheek, tongue and also the gums. They are usually small and shallow, and unlike cold sores, they are not contagious and they are not located on the outside area of the lips. However, they …

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How to Get Gum Out of Hair

How to Get Gum Out of Hair

Every long haired person’s nightmare: have a wad of gum stuck to your hair. How many of us had to go through the painful and endless clean-up to solve this “sticky” situation? How many have had to even go through the last-resort cutting of the hair? Insert background music of a horror movie. In reality …

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Coconut Oil for Teeth

Coconut Oil for Teeth

In the past few years, coconut oil has been earning a positive reputation in the health department. It has been linked with many benefits, one of which is weight loss. Another use that coconut oil has been getting is for dental health. Coconut oil attacks the harmful bacteria in your mouth. The claim is that it …

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Wisdom Teeth Problems and Treatments

Wisdom teeth problems and solutions

Wisdom teeth are the last adult teeth to erupt from the jaw. Their location at the back of the mouth means an increased risk of problems from impaction or infection. Many people have their wisdom teeth removed, while others keep them. Here’s the low-down on wisdom teeth. What Are Wisdom Teeth? Wisdom teeth are the …

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Healthy Teeth and Gums: 5 Tips To Achieve Your Goal

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Healthy teeth and gums are something most of us take for granted. But unless we look after our oral health on a regular basis, starting now, there may be problems in store later on. Whether you want to maintain your dazzling smile or prevent a toothache, gum disease or other dental problems, oral hygiene is …

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