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Top Tips for Good Oral Health This Christmas

Christmas is a time to celebrate, and there are lots of yummy foods and drinks around. While you want to enjoy the holidays, it’s a good idea to think about your oral health a little, ensuring you start the New Year with a healthy smile. Enjoy Sugar Responsibly It’s unreasonable to expect you to avoid…

How to Protect Your Holiday Smile

Christmas can be a tricky time of year to look after your teeth, so follow our easy tips to protect your holiday smile. Make a playlist of your favourite holiday songs to use while you brush your teeth. Most are about two minutes long, which is perfect for cleaning your pearly whites, and it’s a…

Our Summer Tips for Healthy Teeth

The summer holidays are a wonderful time of year, filled with fun events and parties, and gift-buying and giving. Unfortunately, they are also a time when teeth are more vulnerable because of festive foods packed with sugar, or holiday-related accidents. We have outlined a few ways you can still enjoy the season without harming your…

Long Term Health Benefits of Being Physically Active

Being physically active provides important long-term health benefits. When you stay active, your risk of a heart attack reduces, you are more likely to have lower levels of bad cholesterol, and your risk of diabetes and some cancers is also lower. When you take regular exercise, it is easier to manage your weight and to…

Are You Aware of the Power of a Smile?

A smile is a powerful thing, as it releases feelgood chemicals that help to produce positive emotions, even when you may initially feel a little down. A study has shown that smiling during a stressful situation reduces your heart rate because it boosts feelings of happiness, even when the smile isn’t initially genuine. It’s believed…

Natural Ways to Help Balance Blood Sugar

Maintaining a balanced blood sugar level is essential and can help provide you with more energy to enjoy the summer months. Also, failing to control blood sugar levels can cause inflammation, negatively affecting overall health. Choosing foods with the right nutrients can help you avoid the highs and lows associated with blood sugar imbalance. Choose…

Surviving and Enjoying Halloween with Braces

If your child is wearing braces, you might be a bit anxious about how to cope with Halloween. You want them to enjoy all the traditional celebrations, but without damaging their teeth or worrying about broken brackets and wires. Broken braces can delay treatment, and nobody wants to have an emergency appointment with the dentist…

Natural Ways You Can Balance Your Blood Sugar

Balancing your blood sugar is important, and especially if you have diabetes. When glucose levels remain imbalanced it increases the risk of issues like kidney or heart disease and nerve damage. Eat a Good Breakfast Starting the day with a healthy breakfast, including protein will help balance your blood sugar during the day and eating…

It’s Strange but True, As We are Telling You to Eat More Chocolate!

It might seem strange for your dentist to tell you to eat more chocolate, but dark chocolate especially isn’t as bad for your teeth compared with other sweets. If you intend to indulge this Halloween, dark chocolate is your best option. Why Choose Dark Chocolate? Dark chocolate contains four times the amount of antioxidants found…

How Does Age Impact the Health of Your Teeth – The Life of Your Smile

Ageing affects every part of your body, and that includes your oral health, but there is some good news as with the proper care, it’s possible to retain your natural teeth for life. However, the risk of developing gum disease, cavities, mouth infections and oral cancer is higher when you get older. Your teeth are…