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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Could Better Brushing Techniques Help Whiten Your Teeth?

Well no, probably not, but better brushing techniques will help remove some of the surface stains from your teeth, and will ensure your teeth and gums stay healthy. This means you’ll be able to whiten your teeth safely and comfortably, and even better you’ll be helping your teeth last a lifetime. Why Is It Important […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Is Your Toothbrush Looking a Little Frayed Around the Edges?

Most of us manage to brush our teeth at least twice a day, and hopefully most are flossing once a day, but one thing that is often overlooked is the need to replace toothbrushes at regular intervals. If your toothbrush is looking a little splayed and worn, then it is definitely time to bin it […]

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 […]