• Five surprising foods and drinks that could ruin your smile

    Five surprising foods and drinks that could ruin your smile

    The average person eats a varied diet that includes many foods that could harm their teeth. Some of these foods are high in sugar and therefore cause cavities; others contain pigments that can stain our teeth. However, it’s not always to easy to know which foods are bad for you and which foods are good.

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  • How to choose a toothbrush

    How to choose a toothbrush

    Everyone knows that the foundation of good oral health is a good oral hygiene routine. That means brushing your teeth at least twice a day and flossing once a day. But to brush your teeth effectively, you need to choose the right toothbrush. A toothbrush is one of the most important things when it comes

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  • Tips to make your child’s dental visits easy

    Tips to make your child’s dental visits easy

    It’s often said that children are like sponges: they absorb everything and they soak up huge amounts of information from their environment. But not everything is easy for children to understand. For example, children often struggle to understand the importance of good dental hygiene. In particular, it can be challenging to make your child go

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  • Dental Care After Pregnancy

    Dental Care After Pregnancy

    If you’re a pregnant woman or a father-to-be, then you probably already know the importance of a woman’s dental care during pregnancy. But what about after pregnancy? Good dental care shouldn’t stop after giving birth. We know that new babies can be very demanding. There will be days when you find yourself covered in baby

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  • How to Plan Your Perfect Wedding Day Smile

    How to Plan Your Perfect Wedding Day Smile

    Summer is just around the corner, which means the wedding season is almost upon us! If you’re getting married this year, then you might be worried about the appearance of your teeth. After all, no-one wants yellow or crooked teeth on their wedding day. But have no fear: in this post, we’ll explain exactly what

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  • Six ways alcohol abstinence could improve your oral health

    Six ways alcohol abstinence could improve your oral health

    Have you been abstaining from alcohol this January? As part of a recent custom known as ‘Dry January’, thousands of Britons have taken part in a month-long abstinence of alcohol. This is great for the health of their livers, but it’s also great for their oral hygiene too. Here’s six ways alcohol abstinence improves oral

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  • Just how much sugar are we consuming each day?

    Just how much sugar are we consuming each day?

    Sugar occurs naturally in foods like fruits, honey and milk, but it’s also added to foods like chocolate, ready meals and soft drinks. For example, a can of coke contains about 33g of added sugar. It’s this so-called ‘added sugar’ we should avoid, according to the World Health Organisation, because it harms our teeth and

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  • Does an apple a day keep the dentist away?

    Does an apple a day keep the dentist away?

    The saying goes that “an apple a day keeps the doctor away”. But can apples keep dentists away too? Back in the day a lot of people believed they could. The belief was that an apple is good for your teeth, especially after a meal. This could be because apples are so crunchy and chewy,

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  • 5 ways to look after your teeth

    Our teeth are so susceptible to long-term damage that they require more care than any other part of the body. Here are five basic ways to ensure your teeth stay healthy. Brushing Brushing is fundamental for keeping your teeth clean. Brushing removes plaque, which is a film of bacteria that causes gum disease and tooth

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