Category: Oral Health Tips

Tooth Tips for Children 0-7 years

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…

Healthy Habits for Healthy Kids

Healthy Habits for Healthy Kids

What Causes Tooth Decay and Cavities? Early Childhood Caries (Dental Decay)? What is Tooth Erosion and What Causes it?

Oral Health tips for Easter

Easter

With Easter upon us, the temptation of chocolate eggs, bunnies and sweets are all around us. Our oral health team here at DeCare have come up with some top tips to keep you smiling through the holidays…

DeCare Denture Care

Denture Care

Keep your mouth healthy and your dentures in good condition by following a simple daily routine…

Pancake Tuesday!

Pancake Tuesday

Shrove Tuesday better known as pancake Tuesday falls this year on February 9th, and it is usually celebrated with stacks of pancakes or crepes, drizzled in delicious sauces and toppings…

New Year’s Resolutions

New Year

Some 2016 Oral Health Goals…

Christmas Dentist opening hours

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…

Diabetes & Oral Health

Diabetes

Ireland will have 233,000 people over 20 years of age with diabetes by 2020 corresponding to a prevalence rate in the population of over 7.5%…

Dental Emergencies

Dentist opening hours

Knocks and Tumbles are part of childhood and can result in damage to teeth…

Root Canal treatment

Root Canal

Why do I need a root canal? A root canal treatment becomes necessary when the soft tissue containing the nerve and blood vessels inside the pulp chamber of a tooth become irreversibly infected with bacteria. If untreated it may become painful and develop an…

The Wisdom on Wisdom Teeth

Teeth by Numbers

Wisdom teeth are no different than other teeth, except that they are the last ones to grow into the mouth.   Some people do not grow any wisdom teeth. Healthy and properly positioned wisdom teeth can be as useful as other teeth. However, they can…

Caring for your Child’s Teeth

Child's Teeth

Why boiled tap water should be used to make up infant formula Use boiled tap water when making up infant formula. This will ensure the baby teeth are exposed to tiny amounts of fluoride as soon as they erupt. Bottled waters should not be…