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.
Wednesday, 6 November 2019 | Admin
Friday, 23 February 2018 | Admin
Sipping acidic drinks such as fruit teas and flavoured water can wear away teeth and damage the enamel, an investigation by scientists has shown. The King's College London team found that drinking them between meals and savouring them for too long increased the risk of tooth erosion from acid. The research, in the British Dental Journal, looked at the diets of 300 people with severe erosive tooth wear. It said the problem was increasing as people snacked more.
Friday, 6 October 2017 | Admin
Tooth decay develops into cavities that are permanently damaged surfaces. Also known as caries. Tooth decay is caused by a combination of factors. Many different types of bacteria live in our mouths. With frequent snacking, drinking sugary drinks and not cleaning your teeth efficiently these bacteria build a sticky film on your teeth called dental plaque. When you eat and drink, the bacteria within your mouth reacts consumed sugars to creates acids.