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 […]

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, […]

Have You Resolved to Eat More Healthily? Hidden Sugars Could Ruin Your Smile

Lots of people will have resolved to eat more healthily this year and to try to cut down on fat and sugar, mainly in an effort to lose weight. However these attempts could be ruined by hidden sugars, and as well as sabotaging efforts to eat healthily these sugars can also hurt your smile, increasing […]

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 […]

Gum Disease and How to Avoid It

Gum disease is a condition that will affect most people at some point during their lifetime. Gum disease can be mild, or if left untreated it can develop into an extremely serious condition that not only affects the teeth and gums, but also influences overall health. It’s something that is taken extremely seriously by dental […]

Afraid Of the Dentist? How to Get over This Fear

Does the mere thought of visiting your local dentist bring you out in a cold sweat? Do you find yourself putting up with toothache rather than seeking help? If the answer is yes then you may well have a phobia about visiting your dentist, something that is much more common than you might imagine. It’s […]