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 the tear until you can tie a knot. Tie this knot several different times until both sides of the tear are closed. Once you have both sides closed, you have successfully tied a surgical knot. This is easily done when the ...

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. Once this is done, pull the string through the gum on the opposite corner. Once this is done, pull the string through the gum on the opposite of the corner. From here, you have formed a basic figure eight suture. This ...

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 the q-tip. Now, apply this mixture onto your teeth and leave on for around 10 minutes. After you have done this, you will have whiter teeth in just a few minutes! Only use this mixture a couple times a week, because it is ...

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 have a paste and all water. Now, rinse your mouth out with this mixture. Do this several times a week and you can get your teeth to become eight shades whiter! This is a great way to whiten your teeth without having to s...

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 bad breath. Bacteria lives in your tongue, so you can't scrape them away. You can take a test to see how bad your breath is with a machine. After you do this test, you can learn how to keep more hydrated. Once you have ...

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 prevent the ‘death breath’. She also reminds us that around 90% of bad breath cases are due to poor oral hygiene, so a visit to the dental hygienist at least once a year wouldn't hurt. Well, it might do…but would you rather ha...

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: 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 this nocturnal problem.

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