Tag: Oral Health

Healthy Teeth…. Healthy Children

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.

World Diabetes Day 2019

In the wake of World Diabetes Day, taking place on Thursday, November 14th 2019, DeCare Dental takes a look at how Diabetes and Oral Health are connected and the importance of looking after your oral health in order to prevent further diabetic complications. Statistics suggest that, by 2020, Ireland will have 233,000 people over 20 years old with diabetes. This is corresponding to a prevalence rate in the population rate of over 7.5%

Oral Health during your Pregnancy journey.

Did you know that pregnancy and oral health are closely related? Your pregnancy journey can be a daunting one, but it is important to keep your oral health in check during your pregnancy. Dental experts recommend visiting your dentist for a check-up if you are planning to become pregnant or as soon as you find out that you are. Your dentist can then assess your oral health situation and decide how often you need to be seen during your pregnancy. It is important for you to not neglect your teeth and gums during pregnancy.

Keeping those scary smiles healthy!

Halloween is only two weeks away which means easy access for Children to a broad range of sugary treats.

World Mental Health Day – 10th October 2019

In one direction, the prospect of dental treatment can lead to anxiety and phobia. In the other, many psychiatric disorders, such as severe mental illness, affective disorders, and eating disorders, are associated with dental disease. These include dental erosion, tooth fracture, dental decay, and gum disease. Left untreated, dental diseases can lead to tooth loss so much so that people with severe mental illness have 2 and a half times the likelihood of losing all their teeth, compared with the general population.

DeCare Dental hit milestone 20 years!

It was hard to believe, walking into DeCare Dental on a beautiful, warm, sunny morning that it was the 19th day of September and not the middle of summer. The day was a very special day, it was DeCare’s 20th anniversary in Claremorris.

Mouth Cancer Awareness Day

Over 700 cases of Mouth, Head and Neck Cancer reported in Ireland every year.
Only half of Mouth Head and Neck Cancers are diagnosed at an early stage.
The earlier the detection the better the outcome & quality of life.

Muddy smiles captured and muddy memories made at Tough Mudder 2019….

Tough Mudder is the top endurance event series in the world which values camaraderie throughout the course, designing obstacles that encourage group participation. Founded by friends, Will Dean & Guy Livingstone, since launching in 2010, over 4 million people have participated in Tough Mudder events across the globe.

Keeping your Child’s Teeth Healthy!

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…

BRUSH THE SMART WAY – TECHNIQUES FOR YOU AND YOUR CHILD

As a parent, you are the most important role model for your child. Help your child develop proper brushing techniques by setting a good example with your own oral health…