The complete guide to great oral health
Simply follow these four steps and you will be on your way to a life of good oral hygiene…. Brushing Regularly and thoroughly brushing your teeth is an important step in preventing tooth decay and gum disease. When you brush your teeth, you remove the bacteria that promotes tooth decay and the plaque that can […]
Tips to cut down on sugar: Ending your addiction to sugar
Fact! Sugar is bad for our teeth. Of course, this comes as no surprise yet sugar-related dental problems are still the most widespread cause of poor oral health and disease. The message is clear and simple though, reducing the amount of sugar which is in our diets will help to reduce the damage it can […]
How to overcome dental anxiety
Dental anxiety is one of the most common phobias in the world with nearly a third of all adults disliking the dentist and 1 in 10 of us having a phobia so strong that we actually avoid making visits to the dentist. Dental fear is a problem that needs to be tackled head on however […]
Why Dental Health Check Ups are so Important
One of the major issues facing dentists, patients and patients wallets is that the majority of us don’t visit the dentist on a regular basis. According to research from NHS Digital (previously the Health and Social Care Information Centre) half of UK adults haven’t been to the dentist in the last two years. More than […]
10 amazing uses for your old toothbrush!
How many toothbrushes do you think you have thrown away during your life? We are advised to change our toothbrush every three months, so in theory by the time somebody is 30 they will have already binned around 120 toothbrushes. There are estimated to be more than 64 million people in the UK which could […]
Take care of your teeth, for your heart.
We have told our patients many times that the relationship between your dental health is important for your health in general. The connection between the risk of a heart attack and stroke and your dental health is well established. If you have gum disease, you double your chance of heart attack and triple your chance […]
How Important are Brushing and Flossing?
We all know that brushing and flossing is important for our teeth, our gums and overall dental care. But sometimes its easy to forget the simple tips and tricks on how to brush and floss optimally. Brushing Your Teeth Toothbrushes come in different sizes and shapes, and start off with very small ones for toddlers, […]
Caring For Your Preschooler’s Teeth
So hopefully you were able to read the article posted on cbc.ca. Just to summarize: Less than 1% of healthy children receive dental care as recommended by 12 months of age These are Canadian Dental Association’s recommendations Low family income, bottle use during the day or night beyond 15 months of age and drinking a […]
Sedation Dentistry, Painless Dentistry
Dentistry has come a long way, to ensure the patient is as comfortable as possible. Comfortable chairs, sunglasses to block any strong light going into your eyes and even TVs mounted on the ceilings of the procedure rooms, have all enhanced the dental experience. However, anxiety and fear are still very common for many patients. […]
Adequately Taking Care of your Mouth
When it comes to oral health care, prevention is the best way to steer clear of problems. Preventative dentistry describes the practice of caring for one’s oral health to avoid issues like gum disease, cavities, enamel erosion, and more. This includes an at home routine of brushing and flossing combined with frequent visits to the […]