All Posts in Category: Dentistry

The Ultimate Guide to Denture Care

Around 1 in 4 elderly citizens in the UK wear dentures, and whether they are removable, partial, or full dentures, proper care is required to keep free from stains and looking their best. Improper care of dentures can lead them to become discoloured, misshapen, and in need of replacement far more often than usual. We’re here to provide you with the ultimate guide to care for your dentures.

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5 ways to help kids overcome dental anxiety

Many children suffer from dental anxiety, which can eventually lead to issues such as tooth decay if left unaddressed. Regular check-ups are important for maintaining a clean bill of oral health over a lifetime. Helping kids to tackle their fear sooner rather than later is a sure-fire way to develop the healthy habits they need to maintain perfect teeth for a lifetime. We’ve got five tips on making trips to the dentist a positive experience for your child.

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Stress and oral health – is there a connection?

Stress can occur when something negative is impacting our lives, such as a global pandemic. But when it comes to stress the last thing on your mind is probably how it can negatively impact your oral health. You probably didn’t think that there was even a link between the two. Ongoing stress is linked to adverse mental and physical issues, but studies have linked stress and oral health together.

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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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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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Dental anxiety – how you can overcome it and face your fear

We all know how important it is to visit the dentist regularly, but for some people, the mere thought of the dentist sends shivers down their spine and leaves them feeling nervous and anxious. And, while you may associate a fear of dentists with children, dental anxiety affects as many as 1 in 6 adults. There are different types of anxiety but most commonly these cause people to stop visiting the dentist and delay appointments until absolutely necessary. In this article, we’ll look at some of the ways that you can help overcome your fears.

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Are you damaging your teeth in your sleep?

While we’re all aware of the detrimental effects that sugary food and drinks can have on our teeth, not many people realise that they could be damaging their teeth while they sleep. Jaw clenching and teeth grinding known as bruxism can cause just as much damage to our teeth during the day or at night while we sleep. In this blog, we’ll look at what causes bruxism and how it can be treated.

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Signs that your wisdom teeth need removing

Wisdom teeth generally come in during your late teens to mid-twenties and date back to a time when our jaws were larger and could accommodate this additional row of teeth. And, because our jaws have shrunk, wisdom teeth can cause pain and other problems. In this article, we’ll take a look at some of the signs to look out for that could indicate that you need your wisdom teeth to be extracted.

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