Celebrating World Oral Health Day: What Is It and What Does It Mean for You?

Celebrating World Oral Health Day: What Is It and What Does It Mean for You?

Did you know we celebrate World Oral Health Day every March and this year it’s on March 20? It’s a day when we hope people spend a few moments thinking about their oral health and what it means to them. Most of us tend to take oral health for granted until we develop dental problems, so this day is an ideal opportunity to consider ways...
How to Have Your Cake and Eat It Too During Easter

How to Have Your Cake and Eat It Too During Easter

Given the choice of sweet treats in the shops, Easter can be a scary time for dental health, but by taking a few precautions, you can enjoy your Easter cake and other indulgences without harming your smile. Choose Chocolate over Other Sweet Treats Chocolate really is the best sweet treat compared with others that are gooey or sticky and which are hard to remove from...
Our Top Tips for the Best Easter Egg Hunt

Our Top Tips for the Best Easter Egg Hunt

If you love arranging Easter egg hunts each year, follow our top tips for the best Easter egg hunt. Be prepared by purchasing your Easter eggs and any fillers early, so you don’t have to worry that about them last-minute. Even better, buy your supplies when they are on clearance after Easter in preparation for the next year. Choose the right size eggs for the...
Give Your Kids a Gift That Will Last for Life – Establishing a “Dental Home”

Give Your Kids a Gift That Will Last for Life – Establishing a “Dental Home”

If you have a young child, you probably take then to see a great family doctor regularly to ensure they are healthy, but what about seeing a dentist? Establishing a “dental home” is essential for a healthy smile and helps to set the stage for enjoying good dental health for life. Ideally, a child should see a dentist as soon as they get their first...
Are You Smiling About Your Fresh Breath?

Are You Smiling About Your Fresh Breath?

Knowing your breath is fresh is a terrific confidence booster, and it is easy to get and maintain sweet-smelling breath. Follow these easy steps to ensure you can smile about your fresh, clean mouth. Brush and Floss More Frequently Sticky dental plaque soon builds up over tooth surfaces and contains bacteria that cause bad breath. Food trapped between teeth soon starts to rot, worsening bad...
How Can Vitamin D Help Protect Oral Health?

How Can Vitamin D Help Protect Oral Health?

Vitamin D is essential for healthy teeth and gums. It helps your body to regulate phosphorus and calcium levels and can help it to absorb these minerals more easily. Ensuring you receive adequate vitamin D can help decrease gum inflammation, a problem associated with gum disease and which is a common cause of tooth loss. Also, vitamin D can help reduce the rate of tooth...
Recovering from Sugar Cravings: How to Clean off the Sweet Stuff

Recovering from Sugar Cravings: How to Clean off the Sweet Stuff

Most of us know eating sugar is bad for teeth, but what can you do if you have a sweet tooth? We’ve listed a few easy tips to help cope with sweet cravings without causing cavities. Brush Frequently You probably know this already, but it really does work. One thing that can be helpful is to pack a travel toothbrush and a small tube of...
New Year’s Resolutions That’ll Make You Smile

New Year’s Resolutions That’ll Make You Smile

Did you make any New Year’s resolutions? Many of us do but fail to stick to them for more than a week or two. Instead of making resolutions that are perhaps too ambitious, why not consider resolving to take better care of your teeth and gums this year? Book a Dental Appointment If it has been a while since you came to see us here...
How to Snack Smarter

How to Snack Smarter

Some people find regularly snacking helps them maintain better energy levels, and if this applies to you, then it’s worth learning how to snack smarter. Choose Snacks That Are Rich in Calcium Many people fail to get enough calcium in their diet, so choosing snacks that are rich in this mineral can be a great way to top up. Good snacks include low-fat yoghurt or...
The Holidays Are a Great Time for a Mouth Manicure

The Holidays Are a Great Time for a Mouth Manicure

Most people like to keep their nails neat and tidy and well-manicured, and it’s a great idea to do the same for your mouth. A mouth manicure ensures it always looks its best. This year, why not use the holidays to overhaul your oral hygiene routine with these three easy tips. Take Better Care of Your Tongue Your tongue harbours large amounts of bacteria, contributing...