Three Dental Tips For Students

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With the 2013/14 academic year now well and truly underway, students all over the country should now be back in the swing of things at their respective at schools, colleges or universities. Because of the nature of the student lifestyle and it's associated stresses, it can sometimes be difficult to take the fullest care of your teeth and gums. Here are some helpful tips to keeping your mouth healthy and your breath fresh. 1) Drink lots of water Drinking water regularly is a great way to Continue Reading ....

Good Oral Health Vital For Expectant Mothers

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Maintaining a healthy lifestyle and diet during pregnancy is an important contributor to the health of your baby. Your oral health and dental care are major factors in your overall health and it is therefore important you ensure they are both of the highest standard. It is highly advisable for pregnant women to visit their dentist during the period in which they are carrying their child. This is because pregnant women are susceptible to bleeding gums and build-up of plaque during this Continue Reading ....

Ronaldinho’s Smile Makeover

Posted on: September 27, 2013 by in Uncategorized
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One of the most recognisable figures in world football and two-time FIFA World Player of the Year, Ronaldinho, has undergone cosmetic dental treatment to realign and straighten his trademark buck-tooth smile. The Brazil international underwent gum reduction surgery, teeth realignment, and also had veneers fitted to improve the uniformity of his smile and restyle the teeth that over the years have somewhat characterised the player. The dental work was reportedly swift and did not affect in Continue Reading ....

Great News For Tea Drinkers

Posted on: September 20, 2013 by in Uncategorized
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Further to our previous blog, labelled Dental News For Teak Drinkers, we have more tea related dental information! If you are a regular tea drinker, you will pleased to hear that recent studies have found that those who drink three or four cups of tea per day may benefit from a reduced risk of gum disease and tooth decay. Tea, and black tea in particular, consists of ingredients that are able to fight the bacteria that can cause problems for your teeth and gums, meaning that those who drink Continue Reading ....

Beach Holidays and Oral Health

Posted on: September 13, 2013 by in Oral Health
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If you are planning on getting away for some sun in the final few months of the year, you may be interested to learn more about some of the facts surrounding holidays and how particular types of holiday can have implications on your oral health. Beach holidays and trips to hot countries are understandably a very common choice of holiday for British people. These types of holidays are not quite as popular with dentists, however, as the warmer climates often encourage a short but intensive Continue Reading ....

Get Your Hollywood Smile

Posted on: September 5, 2013 by in Uncategorized
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You may have read or heard the recent comments made by worldwide comedy superstar Ricky Gervais regarding the difference in attitudes he has noticed towards the appearance of teeth between people in the United Kingdom and those in the United States. Gervais described this as “the biggest difference between Brits and Americans”, and outlined just how strongly Americans aspire to the straighter, whiter smiles that they see flashed by their Hollywood heroes. A beautiful smile is a wonderful Continue Reading ....

What Are ‘Chalky’ Teeth?

Posted on: August 30, 2013 by in Uncategorized
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Much has been made in the news and media recently about 'chalky teeth', and what the associated implications are for oral health in young people, one in six of whom are reportedly affected by this particular dental problem. Teeth regarded as 'chalky' are more technically described as teeth which are decalcified, and can be identified in children who have brown or white spots on their molars. Treating chalky teeth in time is essential in order to avoid eventual loss of teeth. The problem with Continue Reading ....

Look Great, Feel Great

Posted on: August 23, 2013 by in Uncategorized
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Katy Perry's name has been in the news this week, with a number of media articles being written about the superstar's self-awareness with regards to her teeth. It has been reported that the singer has undergone tooth whitening treatments and is always especially keen to avoid bad breath. She is also understood to brush her teeth several times a day. While a good attitude to oral health and the appearance of your teeth is certainly something to be admired, it is important to follow the advice Continue Reading ....

Choosing Your Mouthwash

Posted on: August 15, 2013 by in Uncategorized
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As an addition to brushing your teeth twice a day with fluoride toothpaste, and flossing everyday, the use of mouthwash can be a very beneficial contribution to your daily oral health care regime. There are numerous advantages of using mouthwash. The most obvious one is that it can help keep your mouth feeling great and your breath smelling fresh for longer than brushing and flossing alone might be able to. Using the right mouthwash can also help keep your mouth healthy by assisting with the Continue Reading ....

Four Tips For Healthy Teeth

Posted on: August 9, 2013 by in Uncategorized
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Chewing Chewing is healthy for your teeth. Sugar-free chewing gums are especially good as they are able to positively counteract the harmful bacteria that can be found within the mouth that can cause tooth decay. Flossing It is important to remove plaque the rests on the gum line and in between teeth. Flossing is the best way to do this. If you are one of the many people who find flossing uncomfortable, you may find alternatives such as small interdental brushes or soft toothpicks Continue Reading ....