For decades it was thought that diseases affecting the mouth were completely separate from those affecting the body. However, we now know that oral health and particularly periodontal disease is closely connected to systemic health. Periodontal disease or gum disease is now linked to serious systemic conditions including Type II diabetes, osteoporosis and cardiovascular disease…Read More..
In an uncertain world, there is one thing that you can control, and that is your preventative dental care routine. Practicing good oral care is key to avoid emergency dental appointments for toothaches and other problems. Tooth Brushing and Flossing Remember to brush your teeth at least twice a day for two minutes each time,…Read More..
During self-isolation, make sure you are well prepared to care for your oral health. Toothbrush Hygiene Keep safe by making sure nobody uses each other’s toothbrushes and that they are stored well away from everybody else’s toothbrush. The damp environment of a toothbrush is ideal for spreading viruses. Use separate toothpaste as well. Continue with…Read More..
We celebrate International Women’s Day in March, and this month is the ideal time to reflect on the increasing number of women within dentistry. Nowadays, more women are graduating with dental degrees and are discovering dentistry can be an extremely fulfilling career. Often, female dentists bring something different to the dental practice because they tend…Read More..
You may not realise it, but we celebrate World Oral Health Day every March. It’s a time when our dental team think about ways we can inspire our patients to take better care of their dental health. We are all passionate about preventative dentistry as we know it’s the best way to ensure your teeth…Read More..
You cannot fail to have noticed that the Easter bunny has already visited the shops, leaving a plethora of sugary and tempting treats. Also, we know many patients are planning Easter activities such as Easter egg hunts and other events associated with this time of year. While sugar can be terrible for teeth, there are…Read More..
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..