February might be the month of love, but you want to ensure your breath is sweet year-round. There’s nothing worse than the thought that your breath may be offensive, regardless of whether you are in a long-term relationship, are happily single, or would love to meet that special someone. We’ve listed a few simple tips…Read More..
Vitamin D deficiency is very common, but it’s a vitamin that is vital for good dental health. It helps to ensure your body can absorb the correct amount of phosphate and calcium needed for healthy teeth and bones, as well as muscles. People with a severe vitamin D deficiency have a higher chance of losing…Read More..
Did you realise that just drinking through a straw can benefit your oral health? It is a small and simple change to your routine that could make a considerable difference, protecting your teeth in some important ways. Drinking More Water It might seem strange, but when people use a straw, they find they drink more…Read More..
When you eat something sugary, it increases your risk of tooth decay because bacteria in your mouth convert these sugars into acids that cause dental erosion. The more frequently you snack on sugary foods, the greater the damage to your teeth. Many processed foods contain high amounts of sugars, so it is worth reading the…Read More..
It’s the perfect time of year to reflect and make new resolutions, so why not resolve to improve your oral care at home? There are lots of ways you can improve your smile and make the very most of the summer. Brush More Frequently You should brush your teeth a minimum of twice a day…Read More..
There are times when everybody needs a snack between meals, but making smarter choices will protect your health. Chew Food Thoroughly Make sure you enjoy your food and chew it thoroughly. A study found that people who chewed almonds more thoroughly felt full for longer, and almonds are great for teeth. Combine Protein and Carbohydrates…Read More..
Hopefully, you have been nice to your teeth, but it is easy to let all your hard work fall by the wayside during the silly season. Over-indulgence in festive treats and alcoholic drinks, combined with late nights can play havoc with oral health, so read our easy tips on caring for your smile. Be mindful…Read More..
We love seeing all our patients, but we are sure you don’t want a dental emergency during the holidays so read our helpful hints on protecting your teeth this Christmas. Don’t Use Your Teeth as Nutcrackers Freshly shelled nuts are a healthy snack, but your teeth aren’t designed to crack hard nutshells. These can easily…Read More..
The warmer months are a time when many people plan significant celebrations such as graduations, weddings, or holidays that they have been looking forward to for months. Whatever occasion you are looking forward to this summer, you want to be sure your smile looks its best. A teeth whitening procedure is the easiest and most…Read More..
Each day your body produces approximately 1.5 litres of saliva, and it’s an important fluid that helps to disinfect your mouth naturally. Saliva prevents tooth decay, helps you to maintain healthy gums and washes away excess food particles. It contains vital substances that fight cavities and other infections. Your saliva also provides vital information about…Read More..