January 19, 2019

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 […]

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, […]

Do You Know How Diet Affects Your Teeth?

It is easy to whiten your teeth safely and effectively through using a great home whitening kit, but white teeth are no good unless they are healthy, and what you eat can make a real difference. Diet and Its Effect on Your Teeth Keeping an eye on what you eat will help you maintain healthy […]

Whitening Your Teeth Safely and Healthily

Teeth whitening is a really popular procedure, but it’s all too easy to lose sight of the fact that home teeth whitening kits can use quite strong bleaching gel, and it does pay to take precautions to make sure you whiten your teeth safely. Book a Dental Checkup before Whitening This step is absolutely essential, […]

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 […]

Is Teeth Whitening Safe for Everyone?

When teeth whitening products are used to correctly and on a healthy mouth, then this cosmetic dental procedure is generally extremely safe. However it’s well worth pointing out that teeth whitening isn’t suitable for everyone, and some people may need to avoid using bleaching products, while others may have less than successful results from using […]

Reducing the Risk of Oral Cancer

The Daily Mail recently ran an article on Australian cigarette packets, as the law in the country bans the use of any promotional text or logos, but now also uses graphic photos to illustrate just how bad smoking can be for your health. This includes some pretty nasty looking pictures of mouth cancer, as smoking […]

Is Your Breath ready for that Christmas Mistletoe?

The festive season is already well underway, and while many people are looking forward to stealing a kiss underneath the mistletoe, others may be less enthusiastic due to worries over bad breath. Bad breath or halitosis is a very common complaint, and most of us suffer from it occasionally after eating something particularly spicy, or […]