Hi friends! We’ve updated the look of the site. We’re still not done, and the bells and whistles aren’t quite there yet, but we’re working on it, and thanking you all for your patience as we usher in a new look for The Makati Dentist. Thanks!
Christmas is here and food is aplenty. Your makatidentist would like to leave some reminders for the holidays to help keep your teeth in good health. 1. Over the holidays, many of us crack our teeth, thinking our teeth are made of steel. Truth is, under that hard enamel shell is a very sensitive nerve… Read More »
You must have heard of Xylitol, right? Did you know that Xylitol is a natural sweetener, good even for diabetics? And that this sweetener, fights the bacteria that churns out plaque / tartar and produces ACID, therefore causing cavities on your teeth? And did you know that within 1 HOUR after eating, these bacteria starts… Read More »
The answer is yes, according to the Pediatric Dentistry Center Philippines. And the makati dentist agrees so. Here are some of our recommendations. 1. Use a toothpaste that is formulated for kids. The fluoride content is lesser than the regular toothpaste adults use. Remember, when bacterias attack the tooth, the minerals that make up the… Read More »
Parents! Seal out the cavities in Your Kid’s Teeth Did you know that sealants are plastic barriers to protect the chewing surfaces of your kids’ permanent molars from decay? The placement of dental sealants involves your dentist bonding a plastic coating into the grooves of your tooth (the tooth’s pits and fissures). The net result is a smoother… Read More »
Did you know that Teeth are the hardest substance in the human body? During the 18th century, in Europe and America,urine was a main ingredient in toothpaste because the ammonia in it is an excellent cleaner Ammonia is still incorporated in most toothpastes today. Jaw muscles can contract with a force as great as 55… Read More »