January 19, 2019

Can You Afford to Continue Smoking?

Yes, a pack of cigarettes is very expensive these days, but that is not what we are talking about. Instead we are concerned with your health. New research has found that smokers are three times more likely to have a particular STI that is linked to mouth cancer, and this could significantly increase their chances […]

Are Your Gums Spoiling Your Smile?

Healthy gums are designed to frame your teeth, hopefully complimenting a beautifully white smile. But what happens if they don’t really do this? People can have one of two problems, either that their smile looks “gummy” and they don’t show enough of their teeth, or that their gums have shrunk back or receded so they […]

How is Laser Whitening Different from Ordinary Tooth Whitening?

Laser tooth whitening is a tooth bleaching treatment that is often carried out at your dental surgery, although nowadays it’s possible to purchase a home whitening kit that includes a special light. The process uses hydrogen peroxide gel, or carbamide peroxide gel if you’re using a kit at home. The bleaching gel is a carefully […]

Safely Whiten Your Smile for Summer

The days are getting longer and lighter, and there is a general feeling that summer is fast approaching. Many of us will feel inspired to try to improve the way we look, and while diet and exercise is a popular option, teeth whitening kits can do a huge amount to boost appearance, self-esteem and self-confidence, […]

Why is Fluoride Essential for a White and Healthy Smile?

Fluoride is important for healthy teeth and gums, and if your teeth aren’t healthy then you cannot whiten safely. But how is fluoride able to strengthen teeth, and how much fluoride is necessary? Fluoride is a mineral that is found naturally in rocks, and it is also found in some water supplies and in some […]

Eating Juicy Pomegranates Could Benefit Your Oral Health

Pomegranates have become more popular in recent years, cropping up in numerous recipes, but they are not the easiest of fruit to eat, and eating one is best attempted when wearing old clothes as the juice will stain! However there might be good reasons for persevering with this fruit which is just coming into season, […]

Dealing with Toothache and Other Dental Problems

Are you currently registered with a dentist? If not then you might not visited a dentist for a while, and this might be a problem if you have a dental emergency. Most dentists will have an emergency or out of hours number that you can call to get help or advice, and if you are […]

Think You Grind Your Teeth? Take Action!

A lot of people do grind or clench their teeth occasionally, and this doesn’t usually cause any lasting damage to the teeth. But when teeth grinding, or to give it its proper name, bruxism, becomes a habit then it is definitely time to take action. This habit can cause extensive damage to the teeth and […]

New Nasal Spray Could Replace Dental Injections

A new nasal spray is being developed by scientists at the University at Buffalo and it might eventually mean an end to injections. Trials have found the nasal spray to be just as, or possibly more effective than using a standard anaesthetic. This is good news for fearful patients who may have resisted going to […]

Using Teeth Whitening As Part of a Mini Smile Makeover

Teeth whitening can be a great way to have a bit of a mini smile makeover, and it needn’t cost a fortune. There are a multitude of excellent home teeth whitening kits that can be purchased relatively cheaply, so you can whiten your teeth in the comfort of your own home. This might be enough […]