7 Food and drinks which cause bad breath and a few that help to neutralise it

While bad breath can be a sign of a dental or health problem it can also be caused by the food and beverages that you eat and drink. Bad breath can lead to a lack of self confidence as well as causing anxiety and embarrassment. In this blog, we’ll look at some of the food and drinks that can lead to bad breath as well as a few foods that can help neutralise and fight bad breath.

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Dental care at Smile Pad during COVID-19

At Smile Pad the health and wellbeing of our patients is incredibly important to us. We understand that the impact of lockdown isn’t easy and so we are doing everything we can to help support you with all your dental needs. We’re providing telephone support and advice for all our patients and we have dentists available to provide advice and guidance for any dental emergencies.

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How to manage dental pain during self-isolation

With the country’s lockdown continuing we thought that we would look at some of the ways that you can manage dental pain yourself while in self-isolation. Of course, if the pain gets worse or you have other symptoms then you may need to seek medical help with one of the best options to dial NHS 111 for your dental emergencies

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8 questions new parents ask about teething

Teething is an uncomfortable time for your new baby and for new parents it can leave you feeling powerless. Luckily the more that you know about it, the better you can cope and provide some much-needed relief for your little one. In this blog, we’ll take you through common teething questions and how to help your baby deal with the discomfort.

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Can the damage caused by gum disease be reversed?

Do you know how many people are affected by gum disease? Well according to research carried out by Birmingham University’s School of Dentistry, 90% of adults in the UK have some signs of gum disease. With so many people seemingly affected, is gum disease something that we can safely ignore? In this blog, we’ll look at the different types of gum disease and whether the damage can be reversed.

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Debunking the common myths surrounding sugar and your teeth

Are you planning on cutting down on your sugar intake to help improve your dental hygiene? It’s well documented that sugar is bad for our teeth and health in general, but there are lots of common myths surrounding good and bad sugars. In this blog, we’ll debunk some of the common myths and separate the facts from the fiction.

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What are the risks of having dental treatments abroad?

Dental tourism is a growing trend especially with anyone looking to achieve the perfect Hollywood smile. While cheaper prices and the promise of a good holiday may sound appealing, are the risks really worth it? In this blog, we’ll take a look at the common risks associated with overseas dental treatments and why it makes sense to choose a UK dentist.

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How to help your children look after their teeth

We all know how difficult it can be to get children to do something they don’t want to which is why it is so important that you put in place a good dental health routine with your kids as early as possible. In this blog, we’ll take a look at how you can help establish a good routine for your kids and get them used to dental hygiene. We’ll also give you advice on how to clean their teeth and when your child’s first teeth will appear.

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Is flossing good for your dental health?

Providing you know how to floss we’d say absolutely, alternatively, there are other alternatives to flossing that can help you keep the space between your teeth clean, free from food and help stop the build-up of plaque.

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At SmilePad Centres the health, well-being and safety of our patients, their families and our people is our priority. We have dentists’ on-hand to help with dental emergencies and give support and advice on any dental concern, and should you need emergency face-to-face support, then they will direct you to the best available support location for your needs. Please call your nearest practice for more information. We appreciate your understanding during this unusual time. Stay safe and we look forward to seeing you soon.
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