Nine Oral Health Tips to Combat Winter Mouth Woes

Nine Oral Health Tips to Combat Winter Mouth Woes

Winter is fast approaching, and it’s time to think about how it can impact your dental health. Follow our easy oral health tips to help keep your mouth in great shape, no matter the weather. Looking after Your Immune System Winter is cold and flu season, so it’s a great time to think about boosting your immune system to help you fight viruses more effectively....
Oral Health and Cold Weather: Seven Dental Problems You Can Avoid

Oral Health and Cold Weather: Seven Dental Problems You Can Avoid

Winter brings lower temperatures, drier air and harsh winds, which can wreak havoc on your oral health. Here are some common problems and how to avoid them. Cold Sores Cold sores can cause small blisters to develop around your lips, and they can be triggered by colder weather and seasonal flu and colds. You can reduce the frequency of outbreaks by ensuring your lips remain...
How to Prevent Cold Sores This Winter

How to Prevent Cold Sores This Winter

Winter weather can be harsh on delicate skin, especially on your lips. People prone to cold sores are more likely to have an outbreak during the winter months, and they can be painful to deal with, especially when coping with other seasonal ailments such as colds and flu, which can all take a toll on your immune system. The herpes simplex virus causes cold sores....
Thanks Mum!! Caring for Your Bub’s Oral Health

Thanks Mum!! Caring for Your Bub’s Oral Health

As we celebrate Mother’s Day this month, we thought it the perfect excuse to look at Mum’s oral health and how it affects their child’s dental health. Mums need to take care of their oral health right from pregnancy onwards, and especially after the baby is born, because harmful bacteria can be transferred from the mum’s mouth to their infants from something as simple as...
Healthy habits to help you live to 100: Keep Your Smile for Life

Healthy habits to help you live to 100: Keep Your Smile for Life

Your teeth are meant to last you for life, but they can only do so if you look after them properly. Unfortunately, poor oral and lifestyle habits can all take their toll on your pearly whites. We have taken a closer look at these oral habits and how they impact your dental health, and how to overcome these effects. Eating and Drinking The foods and...
Foods That Can Easily Harm Your Teeth

Foods That Can Easily Harm Your Teeth

Biting into a crunchy or chewy food can be immensely satisfying, but spare a thought for your teeth. Certain foods can be hazardous for your oral health and are hard enough to chip or crack your teeth, or they can pull out a filling. That yummy snack could cost you far more than you bargained for, as repairing a tooth can be inconvenient and potentially...
Six Top Tips for Terrific Teeth This Easter

Six Top Tips for Terrific Teeth This Easter

Easter is a great time for family celebrations, but you may be worried about the impact of all that chocolate and candy on your family's dental health. Consuming too much sugar feeds decay-causing bacteria found naturally in your mouth, increasing the risk of cavities. How Much Is Too Much? The World Health Organisation suggests women should consume no more than 25 g daily, while men...
Why You Need Different Dental Treatment at Different Stages of Life

Why You Need Different Dental Treatment at Different Stages of Life

We usually suggest people come and see us regularly for dental checkups every six months, sometimes more frequently if they have existing dental problems or medical issues that affect dental health. It's a simple routine that can benefit everyone from childhood onwards. When people come to see us for the first time, we evaluate their dental health, review their medical history and use this information...
A Guide to Dental Habits You Should Stop Immediately

A Guide to Dental Habits You Should Stop Immediately

It's important to take care of your oral health if you wish to enjoy optimal general health. Usually, this means making sure you brush at least twice daily, floss every day, and of course, that you come to see us regularly for dental checkups and cleans. However, a simple preventive dental care routine may not be enough if you have harmful oral habits. Unfortunately, we...
Be Proud of Your Mouth; the Importance of World Oral Health Day

Be Proud of Your Mouth; the Importance of World Oral Health Day

World Oral Health Day falls on 20 March this year, and there is a continuing campaign theme urging people to be proud of their mouth. The three-year campaign launched last year promotes a simple but very important message, urging everyone to value their oral health and take care of it. This year, the message highlights how important it is to have a healthy mouth for...