Posts Tagged ‘Advice’

Are smoothies really a healthy choice for summer?

Are smoothies really a healthy choice for summer?

In the last few years, smoothies have soared in popularity in the UK. Marketed as a healthy alternative to fizzy drinks, you could be forgiven for thinking that you’re making a healthy choice when buying a smoothie in a supermarket or café, but research shows that some smoothies contain even more sugar than fizzy drinks. […]


Bolton dentist sheds light on ‘healthy’ foods that can damage the teeth

Bolton dentist sheds light on ‘healthy’ foods that can damage the teeth

A dentist from Bolton has shared some tips to help people determine the possible impact of eating and drinking so-called ‘healthy’ products on their dental health this summer. We’re often advised to increase our intake of fruit and vegetables, and you may think that buying a bottle of juice or a smoothie constitutes making healthy […]


Could acupuncture help you overcome a fear of the dentist?

Could acupuncture help you overcome a fear of the dentist?

Many people experience anxiety when faced with a trip to the dentist, and around 1 in 10 people have a severe fear of the dentist. If you’re scared of the dental chair, you may have come across therapies such as hypnotherapy, breathing techniques and even virtual reality, but have you ever thought about trying acupuncture? […]


How your smile provides an insight into your risk of developing heart disease

How your smile provides an insight into your risk of developing heart disease

Heart disease is one of the world’s most potent killers. Many people are aware that being overweight, smoking and drinking can increase your risk of developing heart disease, but did you know that your smile can provide a valuable insight into your risk of experiencing cardiovascular problems? Research suggests that people who have poor oral […]


Dorset dental patient warns of the risks of travelling abroad for treatment

Dorset dental patient warns of the risks of travelling abroad for treatment

A dental patient who travelled overseas for treatment has shared his story in a bid to encourage others to think twice before having treatment abroad. Pradip Pandya, from Wimborne, flew to India two years ago to have dental implant treatment. At the time, he was attracted by the fees, which were significantly lower than charges […]


New York dentist shares secrets to cure a burned mouth

New York dentist shares secrets to cure a burned mouth

With so much temptation around us at this time of year, it’s no wonder than a burned mouth is a common complaint. We’ve all been in the situation where we’ve tucked in prematurely and ended up in pain for our troubles. A burned mouth can be very sore due to the lack of fat under […]


Do you know the warning signs of oral cancer?

Do you know the warning signs of oral cancer?

November is Mouth Cancer Action Month, and dentists up and down the country and trying to raise awareness of symptoms many people may shrug off as harmless. Mouth cancer, also known as oral cancer, kills more people than testicular and cervical cancer combined, yet 1 in 10 people don’t even know that it exists. Public […]


Dentists share tips to stop tooth grinding for good

Dentists share tips to stop tooth grinding for good

Grinding the teeth can cause damage to the enamel, as well as increasing your risk of developing symptoms such as stiffness and pain in the jaw. If you grind your teeth, you may not even be aware of it, but a trip to the dentist may reveal evidence of dental damage and signs of TMJ […]


Did you know that a trip to the dentist could save your life?

Did you know that a trip to the dentist could save your life?

Many of us approach the dental clinic with extreme caution. It’s very common to experience anxiety when sitting in a waiting room listening to the whirring noise of the dreaded drill, but most of us would endure 5 minutes in the chair if we knew it could save our lives. If you haven’t been to […]


Could brushing and flossing lift your mood?

Could brushing and flossing lift your mood?

Mental health is a subject of significant interest at the moment, and leading experts have been sharing their tips to try and lift your mood if you’re feeling low. You may be surprised to see brushing and flossing in a list that includes getting out into the fresh air and doing a workout, but studies […]