Category: Oral Health Tips

DECARE CREATE MUDDY MEMORIES AT TOUGH MUDDER

Tough Mudder 2018 Kiss of Mud obstacle sponsored by DeCare

Tough Mudder is the premier adventure challenge series in the world. Founded in 2010, by Americans Will Dean and Guy Livingstone, the military-style, obstacle-filled, team-oriented event has proven hugely popular, with millions competing annually in various countries across the globe. The focus of Tough…

ORAL HEALTH AND OUR DIET

Oral Health and our diet

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. Bacteria in the mouth convert sugars from the foods you eat into acids which attack the enamel…

PREVENTING TOOTH DECAY WITH 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. How are sealants…

DO YOU KNOW THE HIDDEN SUGAR CONTENT IN FOOD?

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. Modern diets can be high in sugar, fats and salt, impacting both on general…

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…

HOW CAN DIABETES EFFECT MY ORAL HEALTH

Uncontrolled diabetes where the level of sugar circulating in the blood is higher than normal, causes damage throughout the body including the mouth. Too much glucose in your blood from diabetes can cause pain, infection and other problems in your mouth including, dry mouth,…

Why Electric?

Are electric toothbrushes better than ordinary ones

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

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. The Smiles Clinics are located in 22 locations all across the country, opening hours vary over the different locations so check…

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. Pancakes are traditionally eaten today because they contain fat, butter and eggs which were…

Tips for choosing a child’s toothbrush

Choosing the Right Toothbrush Why not make tooth-brushing time a fun time. There are so many brands of toothbrush available in many different colours, shapes and sizes; some even have musical timers to ensure correct length of brushing time. Here are some tips to…

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. The Smiles Clinics are located in 21 locations all across the country and are open 364 days…

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

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… First things first let’s get that lunchbox right… Eating healthy lunches and snacks….