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The best way to let your kids eat Candy

Are you one of those people who typically hordes their Halloween treats for months on end? Here is some surprising news, as it can be better for your dental health to eat all your sweets at once! Unfortunately, this doesn’t mean eating lots of sweets is good for you, but it is better for your…

What Saliva Can Say About Your Dental Health

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…

Learn the Secrets of Having a Healthier Smile

Having a beautiful, healthy smile could be simpler than you think by following our easy tips. See Your Dentist Frequently Most people need to see their dentist at least twice yearly, but some will benefit from more frequent visits. It’s a preventative approach that can save your teeth, not to mention a lot of money…

Spring Clean Your Oral Health Routine

If spring leaves you with the urge to clean, think about spring cleaning your oral health routine too. It’s an excellent time of year to book your regular checkups and hygiene appointments and especially as the summer months can be busy for many people. Regularly seeing our dentist should be part of your preventative dental…

Do You Suffer from Hay Fever? Here are Some Tips to Ease the Symptoms

Hay fever can be downright miserable and is usually at its worst when the weather is humid, warm and windy, and when the pollen count is at its highest. Simple tips to avoid these symptoms include: Wear wraparound sunglasses to prevent pollen from getting in your eyes Putting a small smear of Vaseline around your…

Do You Have Chipped Teeth?

Lots of people will accidently chip a tooth but if this happens to you then we recommend you have it restored as soon as possible. Even a small chip increases the risk of the tooth becoming decayed and infected and it can usually be easily mended. Restoring Chipped Teeth with Composite Resins Often small chips…

Fun Oral Health Activities for Kids

Children learn through play, so try these fun dental activities that will teach them about oral care. Tooth Necklace Make a drawing of a tooth on cardboard, approximately 4 cm x 4 cm and use this as a template so children can make 20 teeth (children have 20 primary teeth) using brightly coloured paper. Take…

The History Behind Toothpaste

A twice-daily routine of tooth brushing is, we hope, ingrained in most of us, but have you ever thought about the origins of toothpaste? In fact, toothpaste has been used for centuries, and its origins can be traced right back to the ancient Egyptians, Greeks and Romans. The Ancient Egyptians are renowned for inventing many…

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How Can Allergies Impact Oral Health?

If you are one of the many people affected by seasonal allergies you are probably dreading a stuffy nose, sore throat and itchy eyes, but did you realise allergies can affect oral health? Dry Mouth Dry mouth is a frequent side-effect of mouth breathing and antihistamines. Unfortunately, when your mouth is drier, harmful bacteria can…