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How To : Whiten teeth in one minute using household items

In this tutorial, we learn how to whiten teeth in one minute using household items. You will need: a lemon, baking powder, and a cup to do this. First, pour baking powder into a cup and then squeeze the juice of a lemon into the cup. After this, mix the two together until you ...more

How To : Whiten yellow teeth at home with a lemon

In this video, we learn how to whiten yellow teeth at home with a lemon. You will need: a q-tip, baking soda, and a lemon. First, cut the lemon in half and squeeze out all the juice into a container, then add in baking soda to the juice to make a paste and mix together with th ...more

How To : Tie a figure eight suture in someone's mouth

This how-to video shows you how to tie a figure eight suture. This is useful for finishing up oral surgery dealing with things such as tooth extraction. First, pull the string through one side of the gum with your tools. Next, take the end and pull it through on the other side ...more

How To : Whiten teeth with cheap household items

This how-to video shows the best way yet to get whiter teeth using cheap household items! The preparation and time to do this is less than 5 minutes. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to whiten teeth.

How To : Understand the procedure for root canals

So you got a very bad cavity and now you need a root canal. What is a root canal and how is your dentist going to do it? This how to video tutorial walks you through the step-by-step process of the root canal procedure performed my most dentist.

How To : Whiten your teeth

Are those pearly whites turning into yellow fangs? Follow these steps and you'll end up with a smile that makes politicians jealous.

How To : Get Natural, Sparkling White Teeth on the Cheap

You Want White Teeth Without Expensive Over-The-Counter Products? Here's An Inexpensive, Effective Solution. Everywhere you look there are products for whitening teeth. You could spend a fortune on products you have to use everyday. This tutorial will show you a natural, inex ...more

How To : Tie a surgical knot in someone's mouth

In this video, we learn how to tie a surgical knot in someone's mouth. First, you will push through the gum into the tooth root, you will do this with surgical string and two surgical pliers made for this. Then, you will push the needle and thread through on the other side of ...more

How To : Instantly cut toothache pain in half

Your tooth is throbbing, your head is pounding, and the oral surgeon can't see you until this afternoon. You'll need something to take the edge off until the good doctor can fit you in. You Will Need: Toothbrush, toothpaste, and dental floss, ice or cold water, essential oil ...more

How To : Whiten teeth naturally

Having less-than-brilliant teeth doesn't have to mean a trip to the dentist or a whitening kit. Try this all-natural remedy instead. Watch this video to learn how to whiten teeth naturally. You Will Need * Baking soda * Hydrogen peroxide * Bowl * Toothbrush * Plastic wrap * ...more

How To : Deal with a knocked out tooth

A childhood visit from the tooth fairy is one thing, but having a permanent tooth knocked out is another, distinctly less enjoyable affair. Act fast and it could be a temporary one. Learn how to deal with a knocked out tooth. You Will Need: * Sterile gauze pads * Cup * Water ...more

How To : Get rid of garlic breath with parsley and herbs

Did you know that garlic breath is really garlic lungs? According to the Mayo Clinic, garlic breath stems from chemicals in the garlic that get absorbed into your bloodstream and that cause you to give off garlic breath. So now that you know where garlic breath actually comes ...more

How To : Break in a mouth guard for sports

Using mouth guards or mouth pieces, protect the mouth and teeth from injury during sporting events or intense activity. There are two general types of mouth guards that can be utilized. Learn how to fit a mouth guard and stay fit in this sports medicine how to video. Take Act ...more

How To : Clean your braces

Just imagine: your orthodontist finally removes your braces and holds up the mirror to reveal perfectly straight teeth...filled with cavities! Don't let this nightmare happen to you, clean your braces care.

How To : Keep your teeth healthy

In this how-to video clip series on how to maintain healthy teeth and gums, learn how to practice good dental hygiene, including how to prevent gingivitis, plaque buildup and cavities, how to brush your teeth properly, whether to use an electric toothbrush, how to clean your t ...more

How To : Detect and avoid bad breath

In this tutorial, we learn how to detect and avoid bad breath. If your mouth is very dry, it's going to smell worse and worse. The more oxygen and moisture that you have in your mouth, the less bacteria will be inside it. For people with halitosis, they have a big problem with ...more

How To : Eat eight foods that cure halitosis (bad breath)

Bad breath can be a first date killer, the difference between embracing your guy in a sumptuous first kiss and having him hold his nose closed in disgust as you open your mouth and immediately turn from princess to banshee. Learn how to get rid of halitosis, or bad breath, by ...more

How To : Freshen your bad breath

Nobody likes having bad breath. Not only does it leave you with a bad taste and scare away potential suitors, it can be a signal of more serious dental issues. This helpful video from Colgate offers up some tips you can use to cure your bad breath and improve your overall health.

How To : Keep your teeth healthy and brite

It is important to have healthy teeth not only for your appearance but for your overall health as well. You can keep your teeth white by avoiding foods that stain your teeth and having a good cleaning routine including fluoride If you want your pearly whites to shine like dia ...more

How To : Stop grinding your teeth at night

Vampires and bad dreams aren't the only enemies of the unwary sleeper. Teeth grinding while asleep is an annoying and possibly painful problem afflicting may people. There are a variety of reasons you may grind your teeth but, luckily, there are also a number of solutions to t ...more

How To : Whiten teeth with a strawberry at home

Strawberries contain malic acid, which is great for removing stains on your teeth. You Will Need * 1 ripe strawberry * 1/2 tsp. baking soda * A soft toothbrush * Dental floss * Mouthwash * Hydrogen peroxide Step 1 Mash the strawberry with a fork and mix it with the baking sod ...more

How To : Floss for the best smile and healthy teeth and gums

This dental health flossing tutorial illustrates the C-Shape flossing technique for healthy mouth, gums and teeth. Flossing is integral to dental health and keeping your smile beautiful. The demo is done by flossing a pair of false teeth. Floss everyday!

How To : Learn about dentures and false teeth

Dentures and false teeth serve both functional and aesthetic purposes. Hear information about dentures and false teeth from a dentist in this free oral hygiene video series. Part 1 of 9 - How to Learn about dentures and false teeth. Learn about dentures and false teeth - Part ...more

How To : Whiten teeth with advice from a dentist

Always wanted a smile that will light up a room? Learn about teeth whitening from a dentist in this free dental video series. Part 1 of 5 - How to Whiten teeth with advice from a dentist. Whiten teeth with advice from a dentist - Part 2 of 5. Click through to watch this video ...more

How To : Whiten teeth

Don't want a root canal? Learn about alternatives to root canals, such as fillings, in this free dental care video from an experienced dentist. Part 1 of 15 - How to Whiten teeth. Whiten teeth - Part 2 of 15. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Whiten teeth ...more

How To : Determine if you need a root canal

Root canal warning signs. Learn how to determine if you need a root canal in this free dental health video from an experienced dentist. Part 1 of 14 - How to Determine if you need a root canal. Determine if you need a root canal - Part 2 of 14. Click through to watch this vide ...more

How To : Brush and whiten teeth

Whiten your teeth today! Get tips for brushing, using toothpaste, and other products to whiten your teeth in this free dental video series. Part 1 of 9 - How to Brush and whiten teeth. Brush and whiten teeth - Part 2 of 9. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com ...more

How To : Whiten teeth with products and procedures

Interested in teeth whitening products? Learn how to keep your teeth bright and white with expert tips from a dentist on instant and prescription teeth whiteners in this free oral health video series. Part 1 of 9 - How to Whiten teeth with products and procedures. Whiten teeth ...more

How To : Get a coronal teeth polishing

A regular coronal teeth polishing contributes to healthy teeth and gums. Learn more about polishing the crowns of teeth in this free dental health video from a dentistry professional. Part 1 of 15 - How to Get a coronal teeth polishing. Get a coronal teeth polishing - Part 2 o ...more

How To : Treat halitosis or bad breath the right way

Around 50% of us suffer from halitosis (or bad breath) at some time in our lives, and one in four adults suffer from it on a regular basis. In this exclusive guide, Dr McKenna demonstrates a simple technique to check for bad breath, and advises on ways we can ultimately preven ...more

How To : Get rid of bad breath

Worried about your constant bad breath? Bad breath or halitosis is a common and embarrassing problem. This how to video explains why you might have bad breath and how you can get rid of it. Watch this tutorial and you'll have fresh breath in no time.

How To : Clean our dirty mouths

Dr. Flora Stay shares what ingredients are needed to keep our mouths healthy, inlcuding baking soda, zielatol, and calcium pyrophosphate. She breaks down what we really need, to keep our dirty mouths clean.

How To : Tell if you have bad breath

Many people suffer from halitophobia: an irrational fear of having bad breath. Here's a handy way to lay your fears to rest—or confirming it once and for all.

How To : Floss your teeth

These simple steps won't just rid your mouth of unwanted morsels—they'll help prevent gum disease and tooth decay. So don't just stand there—get flossing!

How To : Brush your teeth

There's two pieces of advice you can never go wrong by following—floss and brush at least twice a day to keep your pearly whites bright and healthy.

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