Archive for the ‘Oral health’ Category

Dental Experts Release New Brushing Tips To Avoid Confusion

Dental Experts Release New Brushing Tips To Avoid Confusion

Dental experts have released new advice for brushing the teeth after it emerged that people were confused by different sets of tips and muddled information. According to researchers, there were five different sets of instructions featured in textbooks, as well as conflicting information provided by dentists. In response to this, researchers from University College London […]


Is Your Evening Glass Of Red Ruining Your Teeth?

Is Your Evening Glass Of Red Ruining Your Teeth?

You often hear dentists warning against the dangers of eating sweets and drinking fizzy pop, but could your evening tipple be ruining your teeth? According to dental experts, even one of glass of wine per day could have a significant impact on oral health. According to a survey released last week, only 16 per cent […]


Crewe Kids Invited To Children’s Dental Day At Local Practice

Crewe Kids Invited To Children’s Dental Day At Local Practice

Children from Crewe and the surrounding area are invited to attend a special children’s dental day event at the Old Surgery on Hungerford Road next week. The practice is celebrating the school holidays with a fun and educational event on Monday 11th August, which is designed to enable kids to learn about oral health, as […]


Could Fad Diets Be Ruining Your Teeth?

Could Fad Diets Be Ruining Your Teeth?

Dental experts are warning that fad diets, which tend to become increasingly popular in the summer months, could be damaging the nation’s oral health. Dr Sameer Patel, from Elleven Dental, claims that people are putting their oral health at risk by engaging in fad diets in a bid to lose weight rapidly. When the summer […]


Bradford Children Have The Worst Oral Health in Yorkshire

Bradford Children Have The Worst Oral Health in Yorkshire

Concerns are growing over standards of oral health in Bradford, as research confirmed that youngsters in the city have the worst oral health in Yorkshire. Members of the Bradford Health and wellbeing Board heard that children in the city have extremely poor standards of oral health in comparison to other parts of Yorkshire and the […]


Warnings for Parents Over Healthy Treats That Are Damaging Children’s Teeth

Warnings for Parents Over Healthy Treats That Are Damaging Children’s Teeth

Parents who are desperately trying to provide their children with healthy treats are unintentionally contributing to oral health problems, dentists are warning. Many treats, which are branded as healthy alternatives to sweets and chocolate bars, are actually laden with sugar or highly acidic and this is contributing to high rates of tooth decay. Snacks such […]


Rates Of Decay Among Under 5’s Fall in East Lancashire

Rates Of Decay Among Under 5’s Fall in East Lancashire

New figures have revealed that rates of tooth decay among under 5’s have fallen in six boroughs in East Lancashire. According to statistics from Public Health England, the number of children requiring hospital treatment for dental issues has also decreased. Improvements are particularly welcomed in Blackburn with Darwen, which was once the worst borough in […]


Wirral Dentists To Host Open Day To Encourage Youngsters To Brush Up On Oral Hygiene

Wirral Dentists To Host Open Day To Encourage Youngsters To Brush Up On Oral Hygiene

Dentists on the Wirral are aiming to reduce rates of decay among the region’s youngsters by hosting an open day to teach children how to brush their teeth properly. Dentists from Moreton Dental Care on Hoylake Road are working with Wirral Community NHS Trust to encourage children to adopt and maintain good oral hygiene habits […]


Anti-fluoride Campaigner Bids to Stop Water Fluoridation in Bedfordshire

Anti-fluoride Campaigner Bids to Stop Water Fluoridation in Bedfordshire

A campaigner is bidding to fight plans to add fluoride to the water supply in Bedfordshire three years after the council suggested that they would work to stop any fluoridation measures. Cynthia Bagchi said that she was confused to hear about plans to add fluoride to the water supply by the end of the year, […]


Dental Charity Raises Concerns About The Modern Diet

Dental Charity Raises Concerns About The Modern Diet

The UK’s leading dental charity has raised concerns about the modern diet, after shocking figures revealed that thousands of children were receiving hospital treatment for decay each year. Dr Nigel Carter OBE, chief executive of the British Dental Health Foundation, warned that the modern diet, which is rich in sugar, is contributing to high levels […]