Alison Logee RDH - Dental Hygiene Wellness Centre - is certified to dispense the Oravital® System. Oravital® is a powerful diagnostic and treatment protocol for oral infections, including gingivitis, (sensitive or bleeding gums), periodontitis, (gum disease) and halitosis, (chronic bad breath). What is Oravital®? The Oravital® System features comprehensive microbiology diagnostics and targeted topical medication, to … Continue reading Gum disease & Bad breath
The most dedicated brusher and flosser will not kick a chronic bad breath problem. Actually, many bad breath sufferers are great at keeping their mouths clean. Research shows that 50% of the population suffer from bad breath, (halitosis), or a bad taste problem. The most common cause of bad breath is bacteria on the tongue … Continue reading Trying to brush bad breath away?
Every time I clean a child’s teeth, I hand them a mirror and ask them to show me where their gums are bleeding. I want to know that they know how to recognize gum disease. I remove a little bit of plaque from the teeth and explain, “This is what’s making your gums sick and … Continue reading Why gums bleed, in simple terminology…. a real motivator!
By Alison Logee, RDH, Ayurveda and Reiki Practitioner Bleeding, puffy gums also known as gum disease, is caused by bacteria in the mouth. These bacteria can be transferred from one mouth to another. Yes....you guessed it, from kissing. Not everyone will contract an oral bacterium in this manner because your mouth must be a “host”, … Continue reading Gum disease is contagious
An important factor to consider, when evaluating the state of your oral health, is the PH of your saliva. A healthy PH level should read between 6.5–7. PH levels lower than 6.0, is an indication that the body’s environment is more acidic than it should. More often than not, I will see PH levels, lower … Continue reading Consider your Oral PH