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Sipping acidic fruit teas can wear away teeth

Sipping acidic drinks such as fruit teas and flavoured water can wear away teeth and damage the enamel. A study done by The King’s College London found that drinking acidic drinks between meals increased the risk of tooth erosion form acid. The research, in the British Dental Journal, looked at the diets of 300 people […]

What is happening in our brains when we smile?

Let’s say you experience a positive situation and you see a friend you haven’t met in a long time. This means that neuronal signals travel from the cortex of your brain to the brainstem (the oldest part of our brains). From there, the cranial muscle carries the signal further towards the smiling muscles in your […]

Thinking Outside the Valentines Day Gift Box

Valentine’s Day is the time of year to get that special someone in your life that romantic gift. Most people resort to the usual flowers or chocolate. However, this year how about thinking outside the Valentine’s Day box and consider his or her teeth? Nothing spices up a night like fresh breath and glowing white […]

Rhod restores confident smile with tooth whitening

It is always wonderful when you can completely restore someone’s confidence using a simple procedure, and with permission, I share with you the amazing before and after results. This lovely patient had previously had a fall and damaged the nerve in the tooth so the tooth subsequently died and discoloured. The options were to crown […]

7 Benefits of Having Whiter Teeth

Tooth whitening has been elevated to high on the list in the grooming process. From your INSTAGRAM or FACEBOOK feed to images around us the importance of having whiter teeth is everywhere. Perhaps you’re on the fence about it. You’re wondering what the hype is about and if it’s the right decision for you.  Can […]

Coca-Cola Christmas Truck Hits A Bump In The Road!

Calls for Coca Cola to respond over growing fears of the effects their products may be having on the general public’s health have been significant this past holiday season, especially concerning that of children. The international soft drink giant was asked not to visit some of its regular UK tour stops, as some believe the […]

Six Month Smile Treatment Update

Following my second adjustment appointment for the six month smile treatment I thought I would share with a you a close up of my teeth so you can see how quickly 6MS can achieve results. The first image was taken just before Rhod fitted my 6MS early November. The second image was taken less than […]

Are fruit juices and smoothies bad for our teeth?

Studies have shown that some smoothies from shops in fact have more sugar in them than a can of coke. So when you’re thinking about grabbing a smoothing on the way to work because its quick and easy, you may want to think again. There is an ascorbic acid in vitamin C that can cause […]

FA Cup 3rd Round – Dental Injury on Live TV!

I don’t generally watch sports, but I heard about a dental injury that occurred during the FA cup third round match West Ham vs Shrewsbury. Josh Cullen unfortunately got a high boot to the face from the team captain of the opposing team which completely knocked his front tooth out. It was placed in a glass of milk, […]

School children consuming energy drinks

The energy drink market is currently estimated to be worth over £2 billion and research published this month by Fuse (the Centre for Translational Research in Public Health) has highlighted again the impact of energy drinks on our young children, with emphasis on relation to the caffeine and sugar content in these drinks. A typical […]