Dental News For Tea Drinkers

Posted on: August 2, 2013 by in Uncategorized
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Are you a tea drinker? If so, you may be interested to know that a recent study has shown certain brands of tea to contain more fluoride than others. This can take the fluoride intake of tea lovers well over the recommend limit in cases of people who drink four or more cups of tea per day. The recommended amount of fluoride is good for your teeth, and this is the reason it is added to a number of consumer products. However, when the recommended level of fluoride is exceeded, this can actually Continue Reading ....

Brushing Your Teeth Correctly

Posted on: July 26, 2013 by in Uncategorized
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Brushing your teeth twice a day with fluoride toothpaste is a hugely important part of maintaining healthy teeth and gums. Flossing and the use of mouthwash are also highly beneficial to your oral health. It is essential that you follow the advice of your dentist with regards to brushing your teeth. Just as those who do not brush their teeth regularly enough are likely to encounter problems with their teeth and gums, people who have a habit of brushing too regularly can also bring dental Continue Reading ....

The main cause of tooth decay

Posted on: July 19, 2013 by in Uncategorized
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Food and drink products that are especially high in sugar, when consumed on a frequent basis, are known to be the prominent cause of tooth decay. Many of us have a sweet tooth, but the key to managing the health of your teeth and gums is to only eat and drink sugary products in moderation, and maintain the recommended oral health care routine as advised by your dentist and hygienist at our practice. It is also essential that you attend your appointments with the dentist as and when you are Continue Reading ....

A Tip For Avoiding Plaque

Posted on: July 12, 2013 by in Uncategorized
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One of the main reasons that your oral health care regime is so important is because a build up of plaque on your teeth and gums can cause real problems. This is why it is essential for you to brush your teeth twice a day with fluoride toothpaste, to floss daily, and to use an appropriate mouthwash when possible. As well as maintaining an excellent oral healthcare routine,it is also helpful to keep in mind any reliable advice on how you can best incorporate looking after your teeth and gums Continue Reading ....

Diabetes & Dental Health

Posted on: July 5, 2013 by in Uncategorized
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here are a number of health conditions that can affect the standard of oral health a person is able to achieve. There are also some very prominent links between oral health problems and certain health problems that a patient may experience. Patients who suffer from diabetes are at a higher risk of encountering gum disease, and especially if their condition is undiagnosed and therefore uncontrolled. As any diabetic will be aware, it is vital that blood sugar is controlled, as an increase Continue Reading ....

Communication with the Dentist

Posted on: June 28, 2013 by in Uncategorized
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When you visit us for your dental appointment, it is essential that you are happy to provide answers to the important questions the dentist asks you. This is vital in helping us to identify the right course of treatment for you, and ensuring your treatment is carried out safely and with the fullest consideration to both your oral health and your health in general. All new patients will be asked to let us know about their medical history. It is important that we are made aware of any Continue Reading ....

The Best Foods For Your Teeth

Posted on: June 21, 2013 by in Uncategorized
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Brushing your teeth with fluoride toothpaste twice daily and flossing every day is the best foundation for good oral health. Another great lifestyle choice is to include in your diet a number of foods that are considered to contribute positively to good oral health. Conversely, you should always be aware of the foods that are most detrimental to your oral health, and to try to limit these wherever possible. Cheeses, nuts and milk, as well as various meats, are regarded as good for the Continue Reading ....

Great Dental Care: Helping You Stay Healthy

Posted on: June 14, 2013 by in Uncategorized
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As part of National Smile Month (www.nationalsmilemonth.org), the British Dental Health Foundation have asked members of the public just how much they know about the consequences of poor oral health and the wider health issues that have been linked with it. Significant percentages of people surveyed were not aware that some of the health issues that are potentially linked with poor oral health include dementia, pneumonia, colon cancer, and strokes. In each case, the percentage of people Continue Reading ....

The Importance of Oral Hygiene

Posted on: June 7, 2013 by in Uncategorized
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Promoting oral hygiene and how essential it is to an individual's overall health is always a top priority for our dental practice. This is why it is important to return see your dentist on the recommended basis, and to maintain your visits to the hygienist. Recently, the British Dental Health Foundation conducted a survey with the public regarding their oral health care regimes. The results of the survey illustrated how complacent many people are when it comes to brushing their teeth and Continue Reading ....

Looking after your child’s teeth

Posted on: May 31, 2013 by in Uncategorized
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You can begin the process of looking after your child's teeth from a very young age, and it is important to do so in order to promote the importance of their oral healthcare as they grow older. For babies, you can use a soft toothbrush to brush their gums before the first tooth appears. As soon as your baby's first tooth appears, you may use a fluoride toothpaste to begin brushing. It is important to use a fluoride toothpaste as this contributes to the prevention of tooth decay from an Continue Reading ....