Give Your Oral Health Routine a Spring Clean

Give Your Oral Health Routine a Spring Clean

What is your oral health routine? Do you have one? Spring can be an excellent time of year to book yourself in for regular checkups and hygiene appointments, especially as the summer months can be busy for many people. Regular check-ups with your dentist should be part of your preventative dental care routine and it’s…

Do You Suffer from Hay Fever? Here are Some Tips to Ease the Symptoms

Hay fever can be downright miserable and is usually at its worst when the weather is humid, warm and windy, and when the pollen count is at its highest. Simple tips to avoid these symptoms include: Wear wraparound sunglasses to prevent pollen from getting in your eyes Putting a small smear of Vaseline around your…

Do You Have Chipped Teeth?

Lots of people will accidently chip a tooth but if this happens to you then we recommend you have it restored as soon as possible. Even a small chip increases the risk of the tooth becoming decayed and infected and it can usually be easily mended. Restoring Chipped Teeth with Composite Resins Often small chips…

Fun Oral Health Activities for Kids

Children learn through play, so try these fun dental activities that will teach them about oral care. Tooth Necklace Make a drawing of a tooth on cardboard, approximately 4 cm x 4 cm and use this as a template so children can make 20 teeth (children have 20 primary teeth) using brightly coloured paper. Take…

The History Behind Toothpaste

A twice-daily routine of tooth brushing is, we hope, ingrained in most of us, but have you ever thought about the origins of toothpaste? In fact, toothpaste has been used for centuries, and its origins can be traced right back to the ancient Egyptians, Greeks and Romans. The Ancient Egyptians are renowned for inventing many…