Tuesday, 19 May 2020
Constant snacking has an obvious impact on our waistlines, however it can also significantly affect your teeth. Did you know that the pH, or acidity, in our mouths is constantly changing throughout the day? Consuming sugary snacks and acidic drinks causes the pH in our mouth to drop and the acidic environment causes demineralisation of our tooth enamel
Sunday, 1 March 2020
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 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.
Thursday, 9 January 2020
Christmas and New Year may be behind us, but the effects of our indulgences may very well be at the forefront of our attention. Many of us will have embarked on diet changes or exercise regimes to eliminate those extra pounds we gained, however, have you stopped to consider the effect that the Christmas festivities have had on our teeth?
Thursday, 19 December 2019
Jane, a professional wine taster, samples large amounts of wine daily for months at a time but her job was threatened when she developed extreme dentine sensitivity. BioMin F is specifically designed to address sensitivity and dissolves and deposits fluorapatite more quickly in the presence of acid, so protection is enhanced just when it is needed.