Category: News

The HPV Vaccine

HPV stands for ‘human papillomavirus, which is a group of more than 100 viruses. Around 40 types of HPV can infect the genital tract of both men and women, and over 75% of people in Ireland don’t understand what HPV is.

Mouth Cancer Awareness Day

Over 700 cases of Mouth, Head and Neck Cancer reported in Ireland every year.
Only half of Mouth Head and Neck Cancers are diagnosed at an early stage.
The earlier the detection the better the outcome & quality of life.

Sustainability for a Healthy planet

Small businesses can play a crucial role as drivers of innovation and as engines of economic growth and employment. Sustainable consumption represents a common challenge for public authorities (at all levels) and consumers, as well as small businesses.

Meeting the needs of the present generation without compromising the ability of future generations is a balancing act. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a collection of 17 global goals designed to be a ‘blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all’. The SDGs, set in 2015, are intended to be achieved by the year 2030 and small workplaces have a role to play.

Progress through positivity

The World Health Organisation is encouraging people to seek information from legitimate sources only, stating we need to connect safely with those who are isolated, and to curb exposure to news that makes them anxious or distressed.

The sudden and near-constant stream of new reports about Covid-19 can cause anyone to feel worried. Facts minimise fear and accessing only reliable information can help to ease anxiety and aid in the promotion of positive mental health.

“You can’t change the direction of the wind but you can adjust your sails”

The World Health Organisation is encouraging people to seek information from legitimate sources only. They state we need to connect safely with those who are isolated, and to curb exposure to news that makes them anxious or distressed. The sudden and near constant stream of news reports about COVID19 can cause anyone to feel worried. Get the facts not the rumours and misinformation. Facts can help to ease anxiety and aid in the promotion of positive mental health. Facts minimise fear.

Root Canal treatment

Root Canal

Why do I need a root canal? A root canal treatment becomes necessary when the soft tissue containing the nerve and blood vessels inside the pulp chamber of a tooth become irreversibly infected with bacteria. If untreated it may become painful and develop an… Continue Reading “Root Canal treatment”

Q – The bottom of my top two teeth seem to be becoming see-through. HELP!

Dental Erosion

You may have dental erosion (tooth surface loss). If so, this condition should be carefully monitored by your dentist. The first and most important consideration is to get an accurate diagnosis and recording of the extent of the condition. The next consideration is to accurately identify the probable cause so that remedial action can be taken immediately to prevent or minimize any further tooth surface loss (TSL).

Jumping for Joy – DeCare receive the Ibec KeepWell Mark

DeCare has been awarded Ibec’s KeepWell Mark accreditation. The team is honoured to receive this accreditation and committed to ongoing collaboration in all areas of workplace wellbeing, as DeCare strives for excellence There is a great deal of energy and focus throughout the organisation creating a culture of wellbeing.

Mouth, Head and Neck Cancer

Oral Cancer

Over 700 cases of mouth cancer are detected in Ireland each year. About half of all mouth cancers are diagnosed at an early stage. Earlier diagnosis results in easier treatment, better outcomes and a higher quality of life after treatment.

Q – Should you brush your teeth immediately after drinking coffee?

Coffee

No you shouldn’t and it’s true what they say that you shouldn’t do it. However, the problem is not with the coffee itself. It is the milk and sugar in the coffee which can be metabolized by bacteria in your mouth into acid. The… Continue Reading “Q – Should you brush your teeth immediately after drinking coffee?”