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Teeth Grinding (Bruxism): Causes, Symptoms and Prevention

By : on : 29th March 2016 comments : (Comments Off on Teeth Grinding (Bruxism): Causes, Symptoms and Prevention)

What causes teeth grinding in adults Teeth grinding or Bruxism during sleep is generally associated with stress and anxiety in about 70% of cases. It can be simply due to an abnormal alignment between upper and lower teeth known as a malocclusion or even due to a lack of support in the posterior region of […]

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Halloween, sugar tax and dental decay

By : on : 30th October 2015 comments : (Comments Off on Halloween, sugar tax and dental decay)

Halloween celebrations seem to be getting more popular year on year in the UK and almost approaching the serious levels of festivities in the states where it marks the start of their holiday period with Thanksgiving just around the corner. It seems to me that you are forced to join in the festivities just to […]

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How to choose a toothbrush

By : on : 29th April 2014 comments : (Comments Off on How to choose a toothbrush)

A good tooth brush is one that removes plaque effectively first and foremost. The sole purpose of a tooth brush is to remove a sticky film called bacterial plaque biofilm. This is the biggest cause of tooth damage and decay. The plaque biofilm produces acids which damage the tooth’s hard surface layer, called enamel. Left […]

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Daily Tips for Good Oral Hygiene

By : on : 6th March 2014 comments : (Comments Off on Daily Tips for Good Oral Hygiene)

If you want to have a pearly white smile, then you’ll be glad to know that a few daily tweaks to your routine could make it happen. Many people think that good oral hygiene comes down to expensive treatments and products but that is not the case at all. Instead a solid, daily oral routine […]

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10 Tips on how to brush your teeth

By : on : 18th October 2013 comments : (Comments Off on 10 Tips on how to brush your teeth)

Patients are always surprised when either the hygienist or the dentist gives them some advice on how to brush your teeth and they often say “I didn’t know that!”. The patients’ reaction has not changed in my over 25 years of being in Dentistry. 19 years of that have been at my own practice where […]

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Can you brush your teeth too much

By : on : 1st October 2013 comments : (Comments Off on Can you brush your teeth too much)

We would advise that brushing your teeth only once a day is not enough and that regular twice daily brushing is considered best. This is the most helpful way of ensuring healthy teeth and gums as well as maintaining a nice taste to the mouth and fresh smelling breath. But is it actually possible to […]

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4 things you need for brushing your teeth

By : on : 25th September 2013 comments : (Comments Off on 4 things you need for brushing your teeth)

It is a common misconception that all you need for brushing your teeth is a toothbrush and some toothpaste and that would be enough to ensure your mouth is clean healthy without tooth decay or gum disease. Brushing your teeth with a toothbrush alone whether manual or electric is never going to be enough to […]

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Am I At Risk From Mouth Cancer?

By : on : 8th November 2012 comments : (Comments Off on Am I At Risk From Mouth Cancer?)

The incidence of mouth cancer has always been related to age with just under half  or 44% of all mouth cancer cases diagnosed in the UK were in people aged 65 and over; with more than a quarter diagnosed in the under 55’s.

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