Dental Care Advice

Sunday, 1 March 2020
Bass Brushing Technique Explained

We are told from a young age to brush our teeth twice a day. Plaque, the soft sticky film of bacteria, that builds along our gum line needs to be removed regularly to avoid oral health problems such as gingivitis and gum disease. Research also shows that the bacteria found in plaque can escape into the bloodstream and cause numerous other health problems including heart attacks and dementia. But what is the best way to remove it?

Monday, 10 February 2020
Interdental brushes and why they are important

Interdental brushes are small brushes that are designed to clean the gaps between your teeth (interdental spaces). Interdental spaces are a haven for the deposition of plaque and these areas cannot be cleaned effectively with a regular toothbrush. If plaque is allowed to build up in these hard to reach places it can lead to oral disease and tooth decay. The most common reason that gums bleed is the presence of plaque on the teeth and around the gum line.

Wednesday, 6 November 2019  |  Admin
Sensitive Teeth Explained

If you’re like 40% of the population and are familiar with the short, sharp twinge of pain associated with sensitive teeth, then you may be interested in understanding what it is happening in your mouth.

Friday, 16 March 2018  |  Admin
Can Toothpaste Prevent Enamel Loss?

A team of Swiss researchers have revealed that regular brushing with a soluble Fluoride toothpaste does not prevent dental erosion alone. The researchers believe toothpaste should be used as part of an oral-care regime, alongside dentists advice and a healthy lifestyle. BioMin® toothpaste, which is the only toothpaste which can slowly deliver Fluoride for up to 12 hours after brushing, was not part of the study - but we believe it should of been.

Friday, 2 March 2018  |  Admin
Does More Fluoride Equal More Protection For Teeth?

The Context - Some Shocking Tooth Decay Facts!
• Over 179,000 teeth were extracted from 0-9-year-olds in dental practices in 2017.
• 25% of 5-year-olds suffer from tooth decay.
• Over 45,000 hospital admissions for 0-19-year-olds were due to tooth decay in 2017.


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