Did you know it’s Dental Health Week in August? We think it’s an excellent opportunity to talk about dental basics. Look at our list of dos and don’ts to see how well you’re looking after your oral health. Do Make sure you brush your teeth at...

Dental anxiety can make it difficult or impossible to have regular preventative dental care. Often people with phobias or fears will fail to have regular check-ups and the mere thought of seeing a dentist can raise their heart rate, may cause low blood pressure, fainting...

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,...