While modern dentistry is helping us keep our teeth longer, it is a reality of life that our ability to keep all our teeth is more likely to diminish as we grow older. Throughout our lives we use our teeth for some important activities, like eating, smiling and speaking. This...
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Lately, our Dental Hygienist Alice Canniffe has noticed more patients drinking lemon-water as a morning beverage. It raises the question – what impacts is this trend having on our dental health? In our latest video, we take a look at the issues with including regular acids in your diet and...
Many of us worry about our health – whether it’s our weight, overall health or a family predisposition to serious disease. Surprisingly, our dental health is often left out of the bigger picture and we think this needs to change.
Dry-mouth, or Xerostomia, is a common condition with many different underlying causes. Below we discuss some of the most common causes of the condition, including medications, smoking, diet and radiation therapy.
Every year a few articles inevitably arise that question the legitimacy of some part of your everyday dental care. Some years it’s toothpaste or mouthwash – and this year, it was time for the humble roll of dental floss to come under scrutiny.
We all know toddlers can be a handful – particularly for parents who might not have a lot of time on their hands. So we put this guide on children’s dental together to get you up to speed quickly.
Have you brought your child in for a ‘ride in the chair’? The first two years of a child’s life is a time of wonder, learning, and adventure – and that’s exactly how we approach dental appointments for kids.
Dental Hygiene Tips with Alice Kelsey
Ever wondered what’s the best way to brush your teeth? It’s one of the questions we get asked most! Our dental hygienist and therapist, Alice Kelsey, talks to you about some of the most common questions that are asked during a dental hygiene appointment.
We have seen a significant rise in the use of health, training and performance supplements, often as part of a healthy eating or diet & exercise plan. But, did you know that athletes are a group at high risk to dental cavities?
They say you are what you eat – but did you know that the acidity of your mouth changes directly because of your diet?