Posts Tagged ‘brushing twice a day’

Dentists advise against rinsing and using mouthwash after brushing

Dentists advise against rinsing and using mouthwash after brushing

As many people set out to boost their health in the months ahead, dentists are urging patients to avoid rinsing and using mouthwash after brushing. Many of us are conditioned to rinse after brushing, but dentists actually advise against doing this, as it can remove fluoride from the mouth. Fluoride is a mineral, which is […]


Health officials trying to improve oral health on the Isle of Man

Health officials trying to improve oral health on the Isle of Man

The Department of Health are meeting to discuss ways to improve standards of oral health amongst children on the Isle of Wight. Standards of oral health are very low amongst young children; figures suggest that half of children under the age of 5 suffer from tooth decay. Tooth decay has been highlighted as a major […]


Midnight feasts could harm oral health

Midnight feasts could harm oral health

Dental experts have warned that eating snacks late at night could damage the teeth and gums. Danish researchers have revealed that snacking late at night can cause serious damage to the teeth. The research team joined forces with colleagues in America to study data from existing medical studies and identify how eating late at night […]


Daily brushing could save your life

Daily brushing could save your life

A study has revealed that brushing teeth twice daily could ward off a heart attack. The link between gum disease and heart disease has recently been confirmed in numerous research studies, but this is the only project to link a healthy heart directly with daily teeth cleaning. The study discovered people who brush their teeth […]


Fad diets could harm oral health

Fad diets could harm oral health

The sponsors of National Smile Month, Oral B, have carried out a survey in conjunction with the British Dental Health Foundation, which has revealed some shocking facts about our oral hygiene and dietary habits. The survey revealed that a third of UK adults do not spend the required amount of time brushing their teeth each […]


Many people failing to brush their teeth properly

Many people failing to brush their teeth properly

Research has revealed that one in three British adults do not spend enough time brushing their teeth. The research, which was carried out by the British Dental Health Foundation, found that a third of UK adults do not spend the required two minutes, twice a day, brushing their teeth. Of the one thousand people that […]


Canadians don’t take care of their teeth

Canadians don’t take care of their teeth

A new survey has revealed that Canadians are not taking good care of their teeth and gums. It also found the most Canadians did think oral health was important but that many of them failed to act on this opinion. The survey discovered that 62% of Canadians said that maintaining a healthy was important but […]