Category: Oral Health Tips

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…

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…