Category: Oral Health Tips

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…

Dental Sealants: Prevent Tooth Decay

What if you could prevent tooth decay from forming in your own or your children’s teeth and avoid having to endure the dentist drill? Preventing tooth decay before it appears can mean less pain and less money spent in the long run. Proper brushing…

Gingivitis – Why you should know what this word means.

Gingivitis

What is Gingivitis? Gingivitis is a very common but mild form of gum disease that causes swelling of the gums. Mild gum disease occurs due to the presence of plaque in the mouth especially near the margin between the gum and the tooth. Plaque…

Diabetes and Oral Health – Advice and Tips

Diabetes

You are 3 times more likely to develop severe gum disease if you have type 2 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%. Uncontrolled diabetes…

Are You The Sensitive Type?

Sensitivity of teeth, DS (dentine sensitivity) or more recently DH (dentine hypersensitivity), is one of the most common clinical conditions encountered in dental practice worldwide. It can have a significant negative impact on the quality of life of affected persons if not managed and…