Month: October 2015

Palliative Care Week – 25th to 31st of October 2015

Palliative care

Palliative Care Week 2015 takes place across the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland from 25-31 October. Did you know 89% of people in a hospice setting or attending palliative care treatment will have at least one if not many oral health care symptoms….

DeCare supporting the Amchi Smiles Initiative

Amchi Programme

DeCare is proud to support this worthwhile initiative. The Amchi Smiles Initiative is an oral health project in Ladajk India, close to the borders of China and Pakistan. The project is based on the WHO’s Fit for Schools programme focusing on the common risk factor…

Halloween tips from DeCare Dental

Halloween is around the corner, which for most children means a chance to build a stockpile of sweets for the winter. We have some tips you can follow to help your child’s mouth stay healthy during Halloween and all year round.

When should I bring my child for their first dental check-up?

Child's Teeth

According to the European Academy of Paediatric Dentistry the earlier a child starts visiting the dentist for preventive visits the better the chance of avoiding dental problems.