Articles posted by Dr. Allan Hawryluk

Different Types of Dentures

Largely attributed to sheer lack of awareness in the seriousness of the consequences of not having proper oral or dental hygiene and what missing out on supposed regularly-scheduled dental visits can lead to, some people end up wearing dentures. What are Dentures? Dentures are removable and prosthetic replacement or substitute for a person’s missing natural

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Types, Causes and Remedies of Tooth Pain

These are the facts: Dental cavity is the most common cause of tooth pain or toothache. Following dental cavity is gum disease as the second most common cause of toothache. It is also a fact that tooth pain can be caused by a problem that does not necessarily originate from a tooth or the jaw.

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Dealing with Halitosis

Halitosis also known as oral malodor, is the technical term for bad breath. It is an embarrassing subject or topic but more so an embarrassing condition. You wouldn’t know of anyone who is happy knowing they have bad breath. Halitosis or bad breath may be caused by a myriad of reasons. Some are medical in

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Foods that Help Whiten Your Teeth Naturally

The following foods help whiten your teeth: Broccoli. This crunchy vegetable has iron which helps form a barrier or an acid-resistant film that can protect the tooth enamel. Broccoli florets will scrub the surface of the teeth to give them a natural midday brush. Strawberries. Malic acid is an enzyme and a main component of

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The Stinging Pain of Mouth Sore

Once in awhile, one gets to experience having oral lesions which bring about pain when eating and talking. These mouth sores come in different varieties and may be caused by a number of factors including: Infections from virus or fungi, or bacteria Irritation from a loose orthodontic wire, or a denture that does not fit

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Your Daily Dental Care Regimen

Dentists tell their patients all the time that a good oral or dental hygiene habit is important in keeping healthy gums and teeth and that a visit to the dentist every 6 months will most definitely help the patients keep their teeth and gums in tiptop condition. Brushing your teeth routinely, along with flossing are

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Is Mouthwash Good for your Teeth?

When it comes to dental care and oral hygiene, some people don’t give much attention to the different dental products they are using. And this can be attributed to the innumerable types of products available in the market today and sometimes to sheer lack of interest. Mouthwash does more than just to freshen your breath.

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9 Home Remedies to Whiten Your Teeth

People are nowadays being obsessed with their physical attributes, thus paving the way for the success of cosmetic and plastic surgery. Dental cosmetic surgery has its share of satisfying the vanity of some people who want their teeth to be sparkling white. You might have heard about bleaching, veneers, etc. done in the office of

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