National dentist day

5 Reasons to Wish Your Dentist Happy National Dentist Day!

From keeping you pain-free to telling the best jokes, we’re grateful for everything dentists do. Here are five reasons to thank your dentist on March 6, National Dentist Day. They can help prevent dental disease or detect it early enough to stop it. Dentists are trained to detect early signs of dental diseases such as tooth decay, gum disease and …

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Here’s how a toothbrush can contribute to a healthy heart

How do you look after the health of your heart? An active lifestyle? Balanced diet? Relaxation? What about a thorough teeth clean? Current research shows that oral hygiene can have a dramatic impact on general health and, if neglected, can lead to other serious problems such as gum disease, diabetes and heart disease. “If you have poor oral hygiene, you …

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How Your Diet Affects Your Teeth

Our diets are one of the main reasons we encounter teeth problems. They are the second leading cause of tooth decay and a variety of illnesses – after poor oral hygiene routines. Today we are going to look at our diets, how they affect our teeth and what you can do to avoid these issues. What Your Mouth Needs Vitamins …

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Teeth Whitening: Behind the White Smiles

Teeth staining is one of the most common concerns people have with their teeth. The good news is that teeth staining isn’t usually a cause for health concern. The bad news is that 73% of people look for a nice smile as a determining factor in creating first impressions and in potential relationships. Here we are going to examine the …

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The “Dreaded” Dentist

Techniques to stop your fear of the dentist Fear of the dentist, or Odontophobia, is surprisingly common. In fact, around 12% of the population suffer from severe dental anxiety – severe being defined as anxiety so serious it prevents them seeking dental treatments. Of the remainder, a further 25% suffer from some form of anxiety before visiting the dentist – …