Tag: toothbrush

Do you have a sweet tooth?

We all like to indulge once in a while, but sugar can do more damage to our Oral Health.
Do you have a sweet tooth? 5 facts you should know….

New Year..New Toothbrush

Sometimes, as we start a new year, a new decade, there is pressure put on us all to set new goals and challenges for the year ahead. If you are already feeling the stress of where to begin for some of those goals, a simple place to start can be looking at your health. Ask yourself what small changes I can make every day to bring about a positive change in my health. A healthier diet swap, thirty minutes walking throughout my day or something that is often overlooked like changing that toothbrush or planning that dental visit for the year ahead.

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.

DeCare Dental and Gortskehy National School join forces in space

Gortskehy National School

DeCare Dental Insurance Ireland hosted the pupils of the local Gortskehy National School at its head office in Claremorris, Co. Mayo. This was to celebrate the company’s sponsorship of the school’s space balloon flight which was launched last summer…

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…

Is it true, you shouldn’t brush your teeth immediately after drinking coffee?

Coffee

Yes, it is true. However, the problem is not with the coffee itself. It is the milk and sugar in the coffee which can be metabolised by bacteria in your mouth into acid.The acid causes the outside layer of enamel (hard white material on the… Continue Reading “Is it true, you shouldn’t brush your teeth immediately after drinking coffee?”

The First Toothbrush?

Toothbrush

Current thinking is that the first people to use a toothbrush were the Hindus of India, who used the end of a fresh twig, which was frayed in to fibers, in 4000 B.C. The first toothbrush, as we know it today, was invented in… Continue Reading “The First Toothbrush?”