Category: Oral Health Tips

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…

Tips for choosing a child’s toothbrush

Tips for choosing a child's 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…

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…

Be Toothpaste Savvy!

Be Toothpaste Savy

Toothpaste which contains fluoride is an important tool in fighting tooth decay, but do you know how much (if any) to use…