Improve Your Oral Hygiene and Unlock a Healthier Smile in 2024

Life-Changing Habits to Improve Your Oral Hygiene Let’s explore the changes you should make to elevate your oral hygiene and enjoy the benefits of a healthier smile: 1. Brush and Floss Consistently The foundation of good oral hygiene lies in consistent brushing and flossing. Make it a habit to brush your teeth at least twice …

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Take Your Gum Disease Seriously: A Comprehensive Guide

Gum disease is a pervasive oral health issue that often goes unnoticed until it reaches an advanced stage. Understanding what gum disease is, why it’s crucial to be aware of it, and how to prevent it is essential for maintaining your overall well-being. Let’s delve into these aspects and shed light on why you should …

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Gum Health Day 2023

Gum Health Day 2023 is an international awareness campaign focused on promoting the importance of good oral hygiene and gum health. This day is celebrated on May 12th every year. It aims to raise awareness about the importance of healthy gums. It also emphasises the impact that gum disease can have on our overall health. …

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Migraines and Poor Oral Health

Recent studies, published by BMJ, link migraines to poor oral health. This isn’t surprising to us as the nerves in the teeth and head are connected, and pain in one area can radiate to the other. Migraines are often associated with a variety of triggers, including stress, hormonal changes, certain foods, and environmental factors. However, …

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Gum Health Day 2022

Happy Gum Health Day 2022… what a fast year it has been. This is the 9th year of Gum Health Day by the European Federation of Periodontology. Gum Health Day aims to raise awareness for the prevention, and treatment of gum disease for a healthier life. This year’s theme is ‘Treat Your Gums’. We speak …

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Oral Health and Older Adults

Everyday wear and tear can take its toll on your teeth. This can be seen especially as you get older. Older adults may start to see a deterioration in their oral health, but teeth can last a lifetime if looked after properly. According to the WHO, the global population is increasing at the annual rate …

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Evidence grows when looking at Vaping and its contribution to gum disease

Electronic Cigarettes continue to grow in popularity with many people switching from conventional smoking to vaping. Although there is plenty of research in relation to the adverse effects of conventional smoking on your oral health, there has been little in relation to vaping, as it is a relatively new concept. However, a new report has …

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Tooth Decay and your Health

Tooth decay is a very common problem, but did you know that it can easily be avoided? This month we are going to look into what tooth decay is, and how to prevent it… which can be done in just a few steps each day. Tooth decay is damage to your teeth caused by a …

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Sugary Drinks and Misleading Health Claims

It mightn’t be a surprise to people that sugary drinks can have a detrimental effect on your teeth if over consumed. What is worrying is the fact that people are drinking sugary drinks not knowing these drinks have a high sugar content according to a new study. This is especially true when looking at young …

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The Link Between Periodontal Disease and Obesity

We have mentioned before that poor dental hygiene has been linked to cardiovascular disease and diabetes. Today we are going to speak more about the link between periodontal disease and obesity. What is Obesity? According to the World Health Organization, Obesity can be defined as abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that presents a risk to …

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