Archive for the ‘Advice’ Category

Lockerbie dentist encourages colleagues to join local running groups to boost wellbeing

Lockerbie dentist encourages colleagues to join local running groups to boost wellbeing

A dentist from Lockerbie is encouraging fellow dental professionals to join local running clubs. Ryan Stewart has set up a number of local ventures in the last few weeks to help dentists reap the rewards of an active lifestyle. Ryan, from Lockerbie Dental, enjoys running and he finds that it has a massive impact on […]


Surrey dentist warns against TikTok whitening craze

Surrey dentist warns against TikTok whitening craze

A dentist from Surrey is urging patients to avoid trying to copy a new TikTok craze, which involves rubbing bleach directly onto the teeth.  One video, which has received more than 15 million views, captures a TikTok influencer using a cotton bud to apply hydrogen peroxide directly onto the tooth surface. Since the craze went […]


Dentists urge shoppers to be wary of home whitening kits

Dentists urge shoppers to be wary of home whitening kits

Dentists are urging online shoppers to be wary of home tooth whitening kits.  Tooth whitening has become increasingly popular in recent years due to the growth of social media networks and many celebrities sporting a bright white smile. As the demand for treatment increases, more and more people are looking for ways to get a […]


Dental experts issue warnings after bleaching craze goes viral on TikTok

Dental experts issue warnings after bleaching craze goes viral on TikTok

Dental experts have issued a stark warning to social media users after a dangerous tooth bleaching craze went viral on TikTok.  Videos that show TikTok users using hydrogen peroxide to whiten their teeth have now been viewed millions of times. The chemical is better known for dying hair and it is also commonly used as […]


Colgate shares oral hygiene tips to help patients avoid dental dramas during lockdown

Colgate shares oral hygiene tips to help patients avoid dental dramas during lockdown

Colgate has shared oral hygiene tips to help dental patients avoid problems while practices are running reduced services. Although dental issues, for example, gum disease and decay, are relatively common, they are almost always preventable. Adopting a good daily oral hygiene regime is the best way to reduce the risk of oral health problems and […]


Brighton dental hygienist launches new campaign to promote good dental health

Brighton dental hygienist launches new campaign to promote good dental health

A dental hygienist from Brighton is calling upon fellow professionals to support a new campaign, which is designed to encourage members of the public to understand the importance of good oral health and the value of having access to dental services. Christina Chatfield, from the Dental Health Spa, has set up the Save Our Smiles […]


Leading dental experts provide advice for patients with dental dilemmas

Leading dental experts provide advice for patients with dental dilemmas

It might not be possible to book a check-up at your local dental practice at the moment, but there is advice and support available for patients with dental dilemmas.  Experts including Professor Damien Walmsley, the British Dental Association’s chief scientific adviser, have been answering questions in the media and providing tips for individuals who experience […]


London dentist shares tell-tale dental warning signs patients shouldn’t ignore

London dentist shares tell-tale dental warning signs patients shouldn’t ignore

A dentist from London has shared a host of tell-tale warning signs patients shouldn’t ignore to try and encourage people to seek help for dental issues.  Dr Reena Wadia, from RW Perio, London, said that patients should be aware of potentially dangerous symptoms, which can signal dental and general health issues.  One of the most […]


London dental hygienist raises awareness of link between oral cancer and HPV

London dental hygienist raises awareness of link between oral cancer and HPV

A dental hygienist from London is raising awareness of the potential consequences of having unprotected sex. Anna Middleton, founder of the London Hygienist, is keen to ensure people understand the link between HPV and oral cancer, as the number of cases increases in young people.  Many people are aware of the risk of STIs when […]


Should you rinse your mouth after brushing? Four ways you can keep your teeth healthy

Should you rinse your mouth after brushing? Four ways you can keep your teeth healthy

Should you rinse your mouth after brushing? 4 ways you can keep your teeth healthy Good oral hygiene is often understated. However, it’s important to leading a healthy lifestyle and prevent other diseases. In some cases, poor dental hygiene has been known to increase the chances of Alzheimer’s disease. The good news is that you […]