June 26, 2013

Natural Treatment for Mouth Sores from Chemotherapy

Undergoing chemotherapy is both physically and emotionally demanding. The physical side effects can be exhausting and uncomfortable. Mouth sores from chemotherapy are the most common side effect experienced by patients, because chemical therapy decreases the white blood cell count leaving the body more susceptible to infection. These mouth ulcers occur as a result of the […]



May 21, 2013

The Benefits of Herbal Dental Care Products: Using Ancient Herbs for Oral Health

Dental Herb Company uses the power of essential oils and organically grown herbal extracts in its professional strength herbal dental care products to promote and maintain good oral health. In addition, their formulas relieve gum inflammation while helping to rebuild connective tissue and neutralize halitosis. Regular dental visits, proper oral care, and effective all natural […]


May 8, 2013

The State of Oral Health Care Around the World

Proper oral health care is critical to good overall health; poor oral hygiene can contribute to the development or exacerbation of certain diseases. When severe gum disease is present, chronic inflammation and deterioration of bone and connective oral tissue generally results in tooth loss.  Around the globe, approximately 15-20% of adults, ages 35-44, have advanced […]


April 17, 2013

The Connection Between Diabetes and Gum Disease

Diabetes mellitus is a group of diseases in which either the pancreas produces an inadequate amount of insulin (known as Type 1 diabetes) or cells do not respond to the insulin that is produced (Type 2 diabetes). The result for both types of diabetes is a high blood sugar level. According to the American Diabetes […]


April 5, 2013

What is Oral Irrigation?

Oral irrigators were first developed in 1962 as an alternative to dental flossing.  Also known as a “dental water jet”, “water pick”, or “dental irrigator”, an oral irrigator uses a stream of pressurized, pulsating water to clean between teeth and below the gum line. As a result, harmful deep periodontal pocket bacteria that could not […]



March 13, 2013

Choosing Between Laser Gum Surgery and Traditional Gum Surgery

Periodontal disease begins when bacteria and tartar beneath the gum line infect and inflame the tissues that support teeth. The early stage of periodontal disease is called gingivitis and can usually be reversed with daily brushing, flossing, and regular cleaning by a dental professional. If left untreated, however, gingivitis can advance to periodontitis, a condition […]


March 10, 2013

What is Sodium Lauryl Sulfate?

Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS) is a common additive used in a variety of personal care products including toothpastes, shampoos and body washes, and in a variety of household products including laundry detergents, floor cleaners and engine degreasers.  SLS, similar to soap, is used as a surfactant, detergent and emulsifier; in short, it is an inexpensive […]


March 4, 2013

Mouth Sores from Chemotherapy

The side effects of chemotherapy can be emotionally uncomfortable and physically draining. When it comes to oral care during chemotherapy, alcohol-free toothpaste and mouth rinse products from Dental Herb Company provide soothing relief from mouth sores, help rebuild damaged tissue, and create an inhospitable environment for bacterial growth. Oral sores from chemotherapy result from chemo’s […]