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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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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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Partial Vs Full Dentures: What Should I Choose?

Undoubtedly, we’d all like to hold onto our natural teeth for as long as possible. If you practice good oral hygiene, avoid food and drinks that cause tooth decay and visit your dentist for regular check-ups, you might just be able to. There are, however, many reasons why some patients will eventually require dentures. Luckily dentistry has evolved significantly, meaning that there is a variety of comfortable and discreet prosthetic options available should it become necessary to remove painful or damaged teeth.

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Why choose Invisalign

Innovative and clinically proven to be effective, Invisalign is a tried and tested way to transform a smile. These near-invisible aligners are designed to make it simple to correct issues, such as an open bite, gapped teeth or a cross bite, with minimum disruption. They are not only effective but have a number of lifestyle benefits too, for example, they are easily removable. If you’re considering choosing Invisalign then there are some very good reasons to go for it.

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When Should Orthodontic Treatment Start

Orthodontics is a versatile and effective way to help correct dental issues. From something as simple as a mild overbite to overcrowding or gapping, orthodontics work can help to minimise dental problems. It’s an important option to consider, whether for you or for your child because untreated orthodontic issues can lead to a wide range of uncomfortable problems, from difficulty speaking and chewing to bone loss and pain. If you’re considering orthodontic treatment, when is the best time to start?

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How We Work With Nervous Patients

Many people are nervous when it comes to visiting the dentist – at Smile Pad we are used to helping nervous patients handle their experience. We believe that a combination of excellent treatment and an awareness of the potential obstacles for nervous patients make it much easier to overcome fear of the dentist for anyone. Years of experience have shown our dentists how to look after nervous patients and we have developed a range of solutions to help put patients at ease.

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Your Child’s Teeth And The Tooth Fairy

The tooth fairy is a rite of passage for most of us whereby – as children – we get a financial reward for each baby tooth that falls out. It can be a fun tradition for families to enjoy with children – as long as we still remember just how important it is to look after baby teeth.

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