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Fun Facts About Saliva!

You could potentially produce enough saliva to fill two bathtubs a year! Food molecules must dissolve in saliva in order to be recognized by taste buds. Saliva protects teeth and gums, lubricates the mouth, and helps regulate the acid balance of the mouth. Saliva is essential to the breakdown of food. Saliva can be analysed […]

Running the risk of Dental Decay

It might be obvious to your dentist that you’re a runner from the moment you slide into the chair. Those trainers and the Garmin are dead giveaways. But if it’s not at first glance, the dentist might be able to tell as soon as you open your mouth. “Running can be a really tough sport […]

Absolute Dental Training – Our Student Nurses

The Absolute Dental Training branch of Absolute Dental offers a training course to student dental nurses that has a 100% success rate in the National Diploma in Dental Nursing examination. As part of the final preparation towards their exam, the students have an OSCE (Objective Structured Clinical Examination) session, that sees them facing scenarios that […]

How much toothpaste should my child be using?

Childrens toothpaste – how much should you be using? A question we often get asked, so we thought we would put the answer into print for you! How much toothpaste should I be using? Children aged up to age 3 – Use only a smear of toothpaste containing no less than 1,000 ppm fluoride Children […]

It’s National Smile Month

National Smile Month is the UK’s largest and longest-running campaign to promote good oral health. Together, with thousands of individuals and organisations, National Smile Month highlights three key messages, all of which go a long way in helping us develop and maintain a healthy mouth. They are: • Brush your teeth last thing at night […]

About National Smile Month

In a nutshell, National Smile Month is the UK’s largest and longest-running campaign to promote good oral health. Together, with thousands of individuals and organisations, National Smile Month highlights three key messages, all of which go a long way in helping us develop and maintain a healthy mouth. They are: Brush your teeth last thing […]

Top 10 Tips for a Healthy Smile (plus one for luck!)

With evidence that oral health is linked to general health it has never been more important to look after your mouth, here are some helpful tips to help you along your way: Be a before breakfast brusher: Due to breakfast foods containing sugars cleaning your teeth before eating your breakfast will help reduce acid erosion. […]

Lessons in brushing to save childrens’ teeth.

It was interesting to read in the Sunday times at the weekend, the article about the new government initiative to set up “toothbrushing clubs” in schools and nurseries to counter the “epidemic” of dental decay among children as young as one. 25 schools in Devon, Yorkshire, London and Wales are where the scheme has been […]

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