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The Dental Health of our Children – The Reality

Oral health is part of general health and wellbeing and contributes to the development of a healthy child and school readiness. Tooth decay is the most common oral disease affecting children and young people in England, yet it is largely preventable. Although oral health is improving in England almost a quarter (24.7%) of 5 year […]

Periodontitis – What is it?

Periodontitis What is periodontitis? Periodontitis is advanced gum disease. Certain plaque bacteria trigger inflammation, leading to destruction of the bone supporting your teeth. Over time bone loss can cause tooth mobility, then tooth loss. Not everyone is susceptible to periodontitis; it depends on your body’s response to inflammation. Smoking & diabetes are known risk factors. […]

8 Ways your Tongue can tell you how Healthy you are

When we think about the health of our mouth we focus on our teeth. But our tongue is as important. Not many people know it, but the tongue is a highly efficient and powerful muscle. Thanks to its rich supply of nerves and blood vessels it is also a very sensitive organ. As a muscle […]

A handful of dark-coloured berries may lower the risk of tooth decay, a new study shows.

Scientists have found that nutrients in cranberries and blueberries can be highly effective in protecting the teeth against a strand of bacteria responsible for acceleratingtooth decay. These natural compounds, known as polyphenols, help fend off harmful bacteria in the mouth. The study supports previous research by suggesting these are good for oral health by preventing […]

Brushing teeth twice a day could prevent erectile dysfunction: Scientists find bad oral hygiene nearly TRIPLES the risk of impotence

Researchers reviewed five studies on more than 200,000 men’s health It adds to growing evidence of link between gum disease and erection problems Scientists think an inflammation-causing molecule in the liver could be to blame Experts recommend people brush their teeth twice a day and floss daily    Men who don’t brush their teeth twice […]

Pearly whites?

Our teeth and smiles are rated one of the most attractive features, and over the past few years the UK have followed American trends to have professional treatment to improve the appearance of their smile. However this can often involve some extremely invasive dental treatment that is not clinically required. Whitening treatment has grown hugely […]

6 Ways To Make Christmas Healthier (for your teeth, at least!)

Christmas is the time when we notoriously overindulge, binge watch movies until we fall asleep in front of the telly & forget what day of the week it is! Bliss right? It’s a time to enjoy yourself and relax (once the Christmas shopping is done!) after a stressful year, however it’s also important not to […]

How to spot mouth cancer

Beating mouth cancer is so dependent on diagnosing it at an early stage. If it is caught early, the chances of surviving mouth cancer are nine out of ten – those odds are pretty good, and that’s why early detection is so important. Sadly, far too many mouth cancers are not spotted early enough. Mouth […]

7 Bizarre Facts About Cheese!

When you really stop and think about it, cheese is a downright bizarre food. From the way it’s made to the thousands of varieties out there to the ways it is eaten across the globe, cheese is unlike any other food on earth. But even if no day is complete without some night cheese, we […]