Category: Oral Health Tips

Oral Cancer – Do you know the signs?

Oral Cancer

Over 300 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…  

World Mental Health Day 10th October 2018

There is a two-way association between oral and mental health. In one direction, the prospect of dental treatment can lead to anxiety and phobia. In the other, many psychiatric disorders, such as severe mental illness, affective disorders, and eating disorders, are associated with dental…

Back to School time already …Relax DeCare has you covered …

Back to School

Your child at this stage may have the books and the school uniform for the new school year, but do they have a healthy mouth ready for the new school year…

BRUSH THE SMART WAY – TECHNIQUES FOR YOU AND YOUR CHILD

Brush the smart way

As a parent, you are the most important role model for your child. Help your child develop proper brushing techniques by setting a good example with your own oral health…

ORAL HEALTH AND OUR DIET

Family

To prevent cavities and maintain good oral health, what you eat are important factors. Changes in your mouth start immediately after you eat certain foods i.e. sugars…

PREVENTING TOOTH DECAY WITH DENTAL SEALANTS

Dental Sealants

A sealant is a plastic film-like material that is applied to the chewing surfaces of the back teeth. The plastic material bonds to the pits and fissures of the teeth and acts as a barrier to protect the teeth from decay…

DO YOU KNOW THE HIDDEN SUGAR CONTENT IN FOOD?

Sugar

Good dental health like good general health relies on having healthy eating habits. Our teeth can be affected as much by our diet, as by not brushing our teeth regularly…

DRY MOUTH

Dry Mouth

Dry mouth, also known as Xerostomia, is the feeling that there is not enough saliva in the mouth. Everyone has dry mouth occasionally – if they are nervous, upset or under stress. But if you have a dry mouth all or most of the time, it can be uncomfortable and can lead to serious health problems…

HOW CAN DIABETES EFFECT MY ORAL HEALTH

Diabetes

Uncontrolled diabetes where the level of sugar circulating in the blood is higher than normal, causes damage throughout the body including the mouth…

Why Electric?

Electric Toothbrush

DeCare’s top 5 reasons to choose an electric toothbrush over an ordinary one…

Christmas Dentist Opening Hours

Christmas Dentist Opening Hours

In the event of a Dental emergency, there are certain surgeries open over the Christmas period. Check out our dentist finder to find the nearest to you…

Pancake Tuesday

Pancake Tuesday

Shrove Tuesday better known as pancake Tuesday falls this year on February 28th, and it is usually celebrated with stacks of pancakes or crepes, drizzled in delicious sauces and toppings…