Tag: Oral Health

World Mental Health Day 10th October 2018

There is a two-way association between oral and mental health. 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…

BRUSH THE SMART WAY – TECHNIQUES FOR YOU AND YOUR CHILD

Brush the smart way

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…

ORAL HEALTH AND OUR DIET

Family

To prevent cavities and maintain good oral health, what you eat are important factors. Changes in your mouth start immediately after you eat certain foods i.e. sugars…

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…

Irish Gerontology Society’s 2017 Presidential Award

Irish Gerontological Society

The Irish Gerontological society mission is to improve the experience of ageing through advocating and promoting excellence in issues and practices that are important to the well-being, health, support and care of older adults…

DeCare’s Wellness that Works seminar, empowering workplace wellbeing

DeCare’s Wellness that Works

On Friday 10th November DeCare held it’s first in a series of Wellness Breakfast Seminars at the Marker Hotel, Dublin. With an early start, The Marker Suite quickly filled up with a broad spectrum of Wellness champions including, HR Managers, Wellness advisors, and Employee benefit managers…

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…

Winning Smiles as DeCare Dental Wins Best Professional Service Award at 2016 Mayo Business Awards.

Mayo Business Awards

The 2016 Mayo Business Awards took place on Friday 4th November in the Twin Trees Hotel Ballina and was organised by the Mayo Chambers of Commerce. The prestigious Awards Ceremony is an opportunity for Mayo Businesses to be recognised for their dedication, investment, accomplishments and hard work across several award categories…

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…