What is the Life Expectancy of a Filling?

All too frequently, people assume that once a tooth is filled, it’s good for life. While dental fillings can last for several years, they do need replacing periodically. Usually, the average lifespan of a filling depends on the material chosen by your dentist. Other factors that can influence its longevity include your daily oral hygiene […] Read more

Jul, 04, 2019

Fun Oral Health Activities for Kids

Children learn through play, so try these fun dental activities that will teach them about oral care.   Tooth Necklace Make a drawing of a tooth on cardboard, approximately 4 cm x 4 cm and use this as a template so children can make 20 teeth (children have 20 primary teeth) using brightly coloured paper. […] Read more

Jul, 04, 2019

Health Tips for Kids Going Back to School

As the kids get ready to go back to school, here are a few tips to help them have a healthy and happy start to the term.   Walk to school, if possible as there are lots of benefits of daily exercise. It can help improve concentration and can increase self-confidence, and physical activity leads […] Read more

Jul, 04, 2019

Tips for healthy teeth this winter

There’s something nice about the crisp, cooler air of winter but it can be bad news for your teeth. Follow our easy tips to keep your teeth healthy this season. Drink More Water During the winter we tend to drink less water. When your mouth is drier, it can increase the risk of tooth decay […] Read more

May, 30, 2019

How can oral health affect your immune system?

Scientists are continually discovering more about oral health, and especially its connection with overall health. This connection is because of bacteria naturally present in your mouth. The mouth contains hundreds of different species of bacteria, and they thrive in the warm moist environment. However, some species of bacteria are harmful and if not regularly removed […] Read more

May, 30, 2019

5 oral care tips to keep your mouth healthy this winter

The harsher winter weather takes its toll on your hair and skin, but have you considered the effects on your oral health? Follow our easy tips to keep your mouth healthy this winter. It’s the cold and flu season but did you realise many cough syrups and throat bodies are packed full of sugar and […] Read more

May, 30, 2019

Women’s Oral Health Through Life

A women’s oral health changes right throughout life and especially during menopause which occurs between ages 47 and 55. If you have reached this time of your life, you may have already noticed changes to your dental health. These changes can include a burning sensation, inflamed gums, noticing that things taste different and dry mouth. […] Read more

May, 07, 2019

Super Foods That Can Help to Whiten and Protect Your Teeth

Including at least some of these tasty foods in your diet will help to protect your teeth and could even whiten them slightly too. Red Bell Peppers These are packed with vitamin C which is necessary for gum health. Other foods that are good for your gums include oranges, broccoli, peaches and kiwifruit. Celery Crunchy, […] Read more

May, 07, 2019

Things to Know If You’re Considering Invisalign

Invisalign is an excellent treatment for invisibly straightening smiles, using clear plastic aligners to move teeth into the correct positions gradually. If you’re considering this treatment, here are some things you need to know. Almost Anyone Can Have Invisalign Provided your teeth are strong and healthy, and you don’t have any loose teeth or gum […] Read more

May, 07, 2019

How to Look after Your Teeth This Easter and Still Indulge a Little

It’s Easter, so the chances are you are going to indulge at least a little bit, but with care and attention, you can make sure this holiday doesn’t negatively impact your teeth. Avoid Snacking on Sugary Treats When you were little, your parents probably told you not to eat too many sweets because you would […] Read more

Apr, 10, 2019

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