Category: Oral Health Tips

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…

How to avoid waiting room jitters

Waiting room jitters

If you are prone to some nerves before seeing the dentist, you are not alone. Dental anxiety is a real issue for an estimated 180,000 Irish Adults. Whatever the reason, the jittery feeling keeps many people from receiving even routine dental care…

Mouth Head & Neck Cancer Awareness Day 21st September 2016

Mouth Head and Neck Cancer Awareness

Facts about mouth, head and neck cancer in Ireland today…

Dental Turbulence ahead for High Fliers

Dental Turbulence

Air Cabin Crew including pilots, flight attendants as well as frequent fliers should all consider investing more in their oral health to ensure more pain free flight hours…

Teeth by Numbers

TEETH BY NUMBERS

Have you ever noticed when your dentist or hygienist examines your teeth that a lot of numbers seem to fly around? That’s because Dentists use a variety of numbering systems to identify teeth in our mouth…

Adult Teeth Explained

Adult Teeth Explained

Our second set of permanent teeth are often referred to as adult teeth and usually being to appear when a child is six to seven years of age. At five to twelve years of age the maxillary arch and the mandibular arch enlarge and grow…

Baby Teeth Explained

Baby Teeth Explained

Every individual develops two sets of teeth during the first 21 years of life. The first set begins to appear at approximately six months of age and are called primary teeth…

Get to know your Teeth

Get to know your Teeth

We use them every day to bite, chew and eat. They brighten up our smiles and add definition to our faces. But when it comes to the crunch, how much do we actually know about our teeth…

Wellness Services by DeCare Dental

Wellness

Wellness from DeCare offers a range of general health and dental wellness services to multiple clients. These services are designed for a whole variety of settings including workplace settings of the small, medium and large ranges and school settings. We also provide oral health training and consulting for healthcare settings including nursing homes , hospitals, hospices and other caring organisations…

DeCare Welcomes Leading Chinese Dental Public Health Expert to Ireland

CHINESE DENTAL PUBLIC HEALTH EXPERT

Professor Xiaojuan Zeng a leading dental public health expert from China recently visited and toured DeCare Dental Insurance headquarters in Claremorris, County Mayo and DeCare European headquarters in Dublin…