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Are sugary beverages really to blame for dental decay?
Facebook Pinterest LinkedIn Sugary drinks are getting a lot of attention lately for the role they play in dental decay. Let’s look at some facts. Dental decay is caused by the presence of 4 things. It requires a susceptible tooth surface, dental plaque - which...read more
How much are sugary drinks really costing you?
Swirlit is a healthy drink for healthy mouths, designed to reduce the burden of dental disease due to sugary and acidic drinks. For every 25g of sugar consumed per person per day, the average cost of dental treatment in high income countries increase on average...read more
Acidity – The important of pH when making drink choices
The pH of our mouth changes throughout the day. It is dependent on food and drink that we consume, saliva flow, and general health factors. The lower the pH the more acidic the mouth is, which has effects on the dental enamel, dentine, gums and soft tissues. For...read more
Vitamin waters – A healthy option?
Vitamin waters were touted as the solution to the carbonated sugary drinks that have been attributed with increasing the risk of tooth decay, obesity, diabetes and other general health concerns. The promise of a great tasting drink, fortified with vitamins and in...read more
Time for a rethink on oral hygiene products
Have you ever thought about why you’re not supposed to swallow most oral hygiene products? Most toothpastes contain fluoride or a remineralising agent which helps prevent and fight dental decay, but it is harmful when swallowed. The many other ingredients in...read more
Why is Swirlit good for me?
I’m interested in beauty. Swirlit will give you fresh breath and close talking confidence. It will also help prevent stains on the teeth and give you a clean mouth feel. Swirlit is the ultimate drink for oral health and a beautiful smile. I exercise and I’m interested...read more
Acid Reflux – Why it’s not just a gut health problem.
If you have ever experienced heartburn, indigestion or reflux, one of the causes of that uncomfortable feeling is after eating is the imbalance of acid in the stomach. Unfortunately, the effects aren’t only noticed in the stomach. If the acid comes up the oesophagus...read more
Date Night Essentials
Dating is fun, but it also requires some preparation. Here are some tips to make date night extra. Be on time Don’t be on your phone Conversation starters - great conversation can keep your date captivated. Choose topics that are of genuine interest to you that...read more
The science of fresh breath
There are many times a day where we get close to another person. Work colleagues, treating doctors, beauty therapists, class mates, friends, family and romantic partners are among the types of people who will have reason and opportunity to smell each other’s breath...read more
For fresh breath, look beyond the mouthwash.
For fresh breath, many people reach for mouthwash. Unfortunately, there is a misconception that mouthwashes should be used every day as part of an oral care routine. Many people don't read the label before use. Traditional mouthwashes Traditional mouthwashes can...read more