Blog tag: dental health

Is your smile making you look older?

Are you reluctant to show your pearly whites this World Smile Day because you think smiling makes you look older? You wouldn’t be the only one…
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We all want something to smile about but sadly, over one in four of us hate smiling because of our teeth. But maybe that’s nothing to be surprised by. Signs of age don’t just manifest on your skin, they also affect your bones. And since your teeth are formed from […]

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Dental trauma: what is it and how do you treat it?

If you’ve been involved in an accident, you might have suffered dental trauma. Knowing what to do can help save your smile…
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Trauma doesn’t just affect the mind, it can also leave its imprint on you physically. Dental trauma is the name given to injuries affecting the teeth, and they usually occur following an accident or a heavy impact while playing sports. But even innocuous bad habits like biting your nails or […]

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Mercury fillings: what you need to know

Are mercury fillings safe? Why is the EU restricting their use in children? We discuss everything you need to know…
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You might have them in your mouth right now, but they’ve been the cause of a bit of a stir in dental health lately. We’re talking about mercury fillings, which the EU recently decided to restrict the use of in children under 15. But why? While amalgam – or silver […]

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Can pregnancy ruin your teeth?

Loose Women presenter Stacey Solomon recently admitted that pregnancy left her needing veneers. But can pregnancy really ruin your teeth?
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She might be famous for her perfect white smile, but in her column for The Sun, singer and presenter Stacey Solomon recently said that being pregnant with her second child left her with decaying teeth resembling “brown pegs” where she’d previously never even needed a filling. According to Stacey, “In […]

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How good is a vegetarian diet for your teeth?

More and more of us are choosing a vegetarian diet, but is it a great choice for your teeth? We assess the facts…
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With almost 3 million vegetarians in the UK, and more and more of us going veggie, it looks like we’re beginning to make healthier choices when it comes to diet. But there’s some debate about how good a vegetarian diet is for your teeth. We thought we’d break it down […]

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6 tips to care for your new filling

If you’ve just undergone dental work, here’s our 6 tips on how to care for your new filling…
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Having to have a cavity filled can leave your mouth feeling a little strange. If you want to know how to care for your new filling, take a look at our 6 tips… 1. Be mindful You will be given an anaesthetic to numb the area of your mouth where […]

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What is oil pulling, and does it work?

Have you heard about oil pulling but not sure what it entails? We take a look at this latest oral health fad.
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Contrary to the current fascination of beauty bloggers and magazines with oil pulling, this ancient dental practice dates back 3,000 years. What is oil pulling? With its roots in Indian Ayurvedic medicine, oil pulling uses natural ingredients to rid the mouth of toxins, debris and bacteria. While scientific research is […]

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Banished the crisps? Beware posh popcorn!

We all like to make healthier moves in the new year, but switching to popcorn could mean you bite off more than you can chew!
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Ah January, the time we all commit to making healthier choices. For many of us, our weakness is crisps, but there’s a new rival in the field – and it’s meant to be healthier. You’ve probably come across websites, bloggers and nutritionists raving about the low-fat value of popcorn and […]

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Is a paleo diet good for teeth?

If you’re embarking on a paleo diet for the new year, then do you still need to visit a dentist? We have the low down…
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It’s a new year, and likely over the festive period you’ve been thinking about how to make healthier choices. For many, that means going on a diet, and one of the most popular is the paleo diet – also known as the Caveman diet. What is a paleo diet? A […]

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10 bad habits you didn’t know were ruining your teeth

There are some habits you probably didn’t know impact your teeth. If you’re thinking of setting a New Year’s resolution, see if you’re guilty of any of these…
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Are some of your bad habits becoming a problem for your teeth? Here are the top ones to kick in 2018. Using teeth as tools Have a habit of opening everyone’s bottle with your teeth? We hardly need to state the dangers of risking a chipped tooth or a crack. […]

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