Category: Oral Health Tips

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.

HPV Vaccine – Know the facts!

Mouth Head and Neck Cancer is a heterogeneous group of squamous cell cancers that affect the oral cavity, pharynx, and larynx. Overall, it is the sixth most common cancer worldwide with an annual estimated incidence of 550,000 cases with over 700 of those in Ireland and around 300,000 deaths.

It’s Back to School time. 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…

Keeping your Child’s Teeth Healthy!

Tooth Tips for Children

To learn new things, your child needs to feel healthy and strong. Cavities or tooth decay in children can be painful and uncomfortable, which can stop them from doing their best when learning at home or at school…

BRUSH THE SMART WAY – TECHNIQUES FOR YOU AND YOUR CHILD

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 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…

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…