Archive for the ‘Oral health’ Category

Kingsbridge Dental Clinic Urges Patients to Arrange Regular Check-Ups Amid Mouth Cancer Fears

Kingsbridge Dental Clinic Urges Patients to Arrange Regular Check-Ups Amid Mouth Cancer Fears

mydentist dental clinic in Kingsbridge is urging patients to arrange regular check-ups in a bid to reduce the number of mouth cancer cases. The team is encouraging patients to see their dentist on a regular basis following a significant rise in the number of cases of mouth cancer diagnosed in the UK. Figures from Cancer […]


Is Your Diet Ruining Your Teeth?

Is Your Diet Ruining Your Teeth?

It’s no secret that good oral hygiene is one of the most effective ways to stave off decay. But even if you brush and floss religiously, a bad diet could undo all your hard work. Certain foods are harmful for our teeth and eating them regularly could increase your risk of oral disease. Here’s some […]


Chancellor Confirms Plans to Introduce Sugar Tax

Chancellor Confirms Plans to Introduce Sugar Tax

Chancellor George Osborne confirmed the introduction of a sugar tax in the Budget yesterday, March 16th. Addressing members of parliament, Mr Osborne stated that extra tax levies would be applied to sugary drinks in the near future. The move has been under speculation for some time, but it was a surprise inclusion in yesterday’s Budget. […]


Sugar Tax Up For Debate in Northern Ireland

Sugar Tax Up For Debate in Northern Ireland

Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) are to discuss the introduction of a sugar tax in order to tackle rising rates of childhood obesity and associated health problems. Health minister Simon Hamilton said it is time to start taking action, with children as young as two years old suffering from obesity. Childhood dental health is […]


Basingstoke Dentist’s Novel Approach to Oral Health Education Goes Viral

Basingstoke Dentist’s Novel Approach to Oral Health Education Goes Viral

A dentist from Basingstoke has become an Internet sensation after posting clips of himself offering oral health education tips in the form of songs. Dr Milad Shadrooh from Chequers Dental Surgery quickly became known as the ‘Singing Dentist’ after posting videos on YouTube. The aim of the video was initially to warn people about the […]


The Damaging Impact of Smoking on Your Teeth

The Damaging Impact of Smoking on Your Teeth

Many people are aware of the general health dangers of smoking, but have you ever stopped to think how puffing on a cigarette affects your oral health? Smoking and gum disease Smoking is a known risk factor for gum disease. The chemicals in cigarettes reduce circulation and blood flow to the gums and they also […]


Edenbridge Dental Surgery Offers 50 Percent Off Hygiene Treatments for New Patients

Edenbridge Dental Surgery Offers 50 Percent Off Hygiene Treatments for New Patients

Edenbridge-based Southview Dental Care is offering 50 per cent off hygiene treatments for new private patients. Quoting the reference code WEB161, new patients can enjoy 50 percent off the normal price of a hygiene session. The move is part of a campaign to encourage more people to make use of dental hygiene services. Dental hygiene […]


Copeland Dentists Determined to Reduce Rates of Decay

Copeland Dentists Determined to Reduce Rates of Decay

Dentists in Copeland are determined to do their bit to bring rates of decay down after figures revealed that the Cumbrian district has one of the highest rates of decay in England. Figures recently published by NHS England show that 35 percent of children in the region have signs of tooth decay by the time […]


Oral B Unveils New ‘Genius’ Smart Brush

Oral B Unveils New ‘Genius’ Smart Brush

Leading dental manufacturer Oral B has unveiled a state of the art smart brush that uses sensors to follow the path of the brush. Named Genius, the new brush works alongside an app, so you can use your phone to track your brushing progress and highlight potential areas of weakness. Research used to develop the […]


Dentists Call for Swift Action Following Hot Drinks Report

Dentists Call for Swift Action Following Hot Drinks Report

The Faculty of General Dental Practice has called for swift action to be taken following the publication of research carried out by Action on Sugar. The organisation believes that the government must act now to reduce sugar consumption after research revealed that some of the nation’s most popular drinks have alarmingly high sugar content. Action […]