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5 Fabulous Tips For Your Dental Health in 2016

5 Fabulous Tips For Your Dental Health in 2016   Did you know that your Dental health has an impact on your overall well being? Good Dental health is actually an important part of a healthy lifestyle, so if being healthy is part of your plans for 2016 and beyond then here are 5 fabulous tips that can help you to thrive. 1 Brush your teeth! This sounds obvious, but so many people forget to brush! Brushing your teeth just twice a day will help you on your way to great dental health. Continue Reading ....

Choosing the Right Teeth Whitening Method to Whiten and Brighten Your Smile

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Choosing the Right Teeth Whitening Method to Whiten and Brighten Your Smile Whiter teeth can do wonders for your smile, appearance and confidence, so it's no wonder that teeth whitening is one of the most popular cosmetic dentistry procedures. Discoloration is caused by the build-up of surface stains acquired from using tobacco products and consuming certain foods or drinks. The average person's teeth are naturally shades of light greyish-yellow, and typically become darker with age. There Continue Reading ....

7 Tips for Choosing the Right Dentist

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7 Tips for Choosing the Right Dentist For many people, going to the dentist can be a nerve-wracking experience. There are many ways to try and deal with this, but aside from taking care of your own teeth as well as you can the best thing you can do to help your nerves is to make sure you choose a dentist who is right for you. Having the right dentist can help you to relax a little bit more and make your treatment less stressful – which should be enough to convince anyone! Here are some Continue Reading ....

Hidden Sugars Causing Tooth Decay In Children

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Most people know sugar and sweets are bad for our teeth. But many parents are surprised when they find out their children are suffering from tooth decay - even though they think they’re limiting the amount of sugar their little ones eat and drink. The reason is we often don’t realise how much sugar is hidden in our everyday foodstuffs. Natural doesn’t mean sugar-free Products labelled “natural” or “no-added sugar” may seem innocent enough. But they often contain high Continue Reading ....

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Rethink Your Drink – Beat Your Sugar Addiction

Posted on: September 24, 2014 by in Dental Tips, Oral Health
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There are lots of different types of sugar. Ingredients like Sucrose, glucose, fructose, maltose, hydrolysed starch, invert sugar, corn syrup and honey are all sugars. Watch out for these hidden nasties on your food labels. Our addiction to sugar is linked to obesity, cancer and heart disease. Soft drinks are among the worst offenders of the sugar-laden foods and drinks we consume. When you see how much sugar our favourite soft drinks contain compared to water, it's enough to make you Continue Reading ....

Looking after your Child’s Teeth

Posted on: February 24, 2014 by in Dental Check-Ups, Dental Tips
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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 early Continue Reading ....

Ten Interesting Facts about your Teeth

Posted on: February 10, 2014 by in Dental Tips, Oral Health
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1) Milk teeth begin to develop before birth, but do not appear until 6-12 months after a child is born. Most people will have lost their milk teeth by the time they get to age fourteen. 2) A full adult set consists of thirty-two teeth, the last four of which may appear later than the others. The final teeth to come through are referred to as wisdom teeth. 3) A set of teeth consists of four different types; incisors, canines, premolars, and molars. 4) Incisors are the two front teeth on Continue Reading ....

10 Reasons to Brush Your Teeth

Posted on: November 22, 2013 by in Dental Tips
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Brushing your teeth twice a day should be a very important part of your dental routine. There are many reasons to brush your teeth twice a day, some of them are common knowledge and some of them aren’t. We go through ten of the most important reasons below: 1. Save money – Prevention is cheaper than cure! Brushing your teeth twice a day will improve the health of your teeth and gums and help to prevent problems in the future – leaving you with lower dental bills. 2. Fresh Continue Reading ....

Crowns, Veneers and Bridges – An introduction

Posted on: November 1, 2013 by in Dental Tips, Treatments
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Dental treatments aren't your typical topic of conversation. It's not very common to rank them by glamour or popularity and it's quite rare to find a group of friends discussing which dental treatment gets the most media coverage – but if you had to pick the least glamorous of all of the dental treatments, then you could argue a good case for crowns, veneers and bridges. They are quite possibly the quietest members of a metaphorically larger band of treatments. But despite this arguable Continue Reading ....

Dental Advice for Coffee Drinkers

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Every morning across the globe, millions of people either switch the kettle on and add two spoonfuls of coffee to their favourite mug or flock to their nearest coffee house and order a caramel latte or a frothy cappuccino. Coffee has become a staple of many people's lives, transforming from a need to a necessity and creating an entire mini economy in of itself. But what many of these coffee bean lovers forget is the impact coffee can have on your dental health. Its high acidity can attack Continue Reading ....