Thumb sucking is a common and natural behaviour for infants. The pressure and sucking motion can make children feel more secure, calm them, and help them fall asleep. Children normally turn to thumb sucking when bored, tired, or upset. If your child is five years old or younger, it is not necessary to force them to quit. Most children will eventually give up this habit in their own time.
Have you ever read the ingredient list on the back of a toothpaste tube and thought "what do these words even mean"? We took a trip to the Jordan lab in Oslo to see the ingredients up close, and have our toothpaste experts tell us more.
Whether you suffer from bleeding gums, swollen or in general sore gums, it is important to not wait too long with taking the appropriate action. Taking better care of your gums starts with a solid oral care routine, but what more can you do? We have gathered some information down below that can help you on your way to better gum health!
Beverages with a pH below 4-4,5 are considered acidic beverages, and can erode the teeth's enamel, making the tooth exposed and more prone to damage or decay. Check the list of "bad guys" in beverages in regards to acid damage, and what to do to avoid it.