There has never been a better time than now, to take control of your oral health destiny. In recent years, there has been veritable explosion in the easy availability of new technologies, devices and products that allow the average person to take control of their oral health. The pandemic has changed forever how we go about our daily lives and this applies just as much to how we look after our oral health.
The majority of the population who have average risk for tooth decay, gum disease and mouth cancer should visit a dentist once a year. However, if you have above average risk you may need to visit a dentist more frequently.
A survey of children’s dental health in Ireland found nearly half of all children under age five have decay in their baby teeth. According to the European Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the earlier a child starts visiting the dentist for preventive visits the better the chance of avoiding dental problems.
It is important for your child to get a good start in life. In order to learn new things, your child needs to feel healthy and strong. Preventing tooth decay will help your child’s progress and promote good overall health.
This will depend on the clinical circumstances which are unique to each individual. Your dentist will advise specifically for you. If your 4 wisdom teeth are fully erupted into good positions and your oral hygiene is good around these teeth you may be advised… Continue Reading “My wisdom teeth are all fully erupted I heard it is advisable to have them extracted? Is this true?”
Good dental health, like good general health, depends on having healthy eating habits. This includes having an adequate intake of calcium and vitamin D for healthy bone and healthy tooth development. Our teeth can be affected as much by our diet as by not… Continue Reading “Eat for your Teeth”