Inadequate dental hygiene can affect fertility in both sexes. Gum disease and tooth decay have been linked with poor sperm health and sperm quality in men, while in women poor dental health may increase the time needed to conceive. Most of the research into the...

A twice-daily routine of tooth brushing is, we hope, ingrained in most of us, but have you ever thought about the origins of toothpaste? In fact, toothpaste has been used for centuries, and its origins can be traced right back to the ancient Egyptians, Greeks...

Whilst good oral hygiene is essential, so are your food and drink choices. You might be surprised at which foods can harm your teeth. Diet Soft Drinks Diet soft drinks may seem a safe choice, but the sugar is replaced with acids. These acids can easily erode...

Root canal treatment saves a severely infected and painful or damaged tooth and without it, we’d have no other choice but to remove the tooth. Afterwards, a tooth that has received root canal therapy will feel comfortable and can be fully restored, so it’s an...

When you have a cold or flu, your dental health probably isn’t a priority, but it can affect it considerably. Dry Mouth Usually, when you have a cold or flu, you cannot breathe through your nose and instead must breathe through your mouth. Consequently, your mouth can...

Studies conducted over the past few years show the close links between oral health and your immune system. We now know that when people neglect their oral health, it can detrimentally affect their immune system, increasing the risk of serious health conditions like heart disease,...

Everybody knows what it’s like to have a cold or to get the flu, but if you are wearing braces when you have the sniffles, it is a little different. While wearing braces, it’s even more critical to take care of your dental health, so...

We know dental emergencies can be painful and often frightening, but we are here to help and make every effort to see people in discomfort or pain quickly. Some situations are more urgent than others, for example: Severe toothache Gum or facial swelling near the...