Tag: Oral hygiene

Pancake Tuesday

Pancake Tuesday 2021 takes place tomorrow, Tuesday, February 16th, and is celebrated with stacks of pancakes/crepes drizzled in delicious sauces and toppings.

Sense or Sensitivity?

It is a short sharp pain from exposed dentine. It occurs in response to stimulation from cold, heat, touch, acids and osmotic changes and cannot be explained by any other dental defect or disease.

The impacts on your Oral Health while you Work from Home

The WFH (Working from Home) lifestyle has very much taken a hold on many of us here in Ireland for the past 11 months and having such easy access to a fridge and a cupboard full of treats not only affects your waistline, but ‘constant snacking’ can also increase your risk of tooth decay.

The Impact of oral health on athletic Performance

If sports professionals want to win, Oral Health needs to be a top priority for elite and amateur athletes alike. Poor oral hygiene severely impacts athletic performance and training. Whether athletes practice their sport as a hobby or professionally, their oral health is an important element of their general health and impacts their athletic performance.

World Diabetes Day 2020

In the wake of World Diabetes Day, taking place on Saturday, November 14th 2020, 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.

Mouth, Head and Neck Cancer

Oral Cancer

Over 700 cases of mouth cancer are detected in Ireland each year. About half of all mouth cancers are diagnosed at an early stage. Earlier diagnosis results in easier treatment, better outcomes and a higher quality of life after treatment.

“Healthy” foods you didn’t know were filled with sugar

“Healthy” foods you didn’t know were filled with sugar.
Eating too much sugar is really bad for your health.
Many people are now trying to minimize their sugar intake, but it’s easy to underestimate how much you’re actually consuming.
One of the reasons is that many foods contain hidden sugars, including some foods that you wouldn’t even consider to be sweet.

Hidden Sugar Content in Food

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. Modern diets can be high in sugar, fats and salt, impacting both on general and 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.

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.