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What your gums are telling you and when to see the dentist

If you’ve noticed blood in the sink or on your toothbrush after you brush or floss your teeth, it’s a sign you shouldn’t ignore. Strong, healthy gums do not bleed, and one of the most common reasons for bleeding gums is gum disease. Gum Disease Bleeding gums are one of the signs of early gum […] Read more

May, 27, 2020

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Why do some people get seasonally sensitive teeth?

Millions of adults worldwide suffer from tooth sensitivity and especially when teeth are exposed to colder weather. Healthy teeth are protected by tooth enamel, which covers the softer layer of dentine underneath. If tooth enamel is eroded or damaged, it exposes the dentine. Dentine consists of microscopic tubules that lead to the tooth pulp, housing […] Read more

May, 27, 2020

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How to keep your mouth happy this winter

Cold winter weather can play havoc with your dental health. Follow our easy tips to keep your mouth looking and feeling great. Avoiding Dry, Chapped Lips Make sure you get into the habit of applying lip balm with SPF 15 or higher. Staying properly hydrated will help too, so keep a refillable bottle of water […] Read more

May, 27, 2020

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Periodontal Disease and the Connection to Systemic Diseases

For decades it was thought that diseases affecting the mouth were completely separate from those affecting the body. However, we now know that oral health and particularly periodontal disease is closely connected to systemic health. Periodontal disease or gum disease is now linked to serious systemic conditions including Type II diabetes, osteoporosis and cardiovascular disease […] Read more

May, 05, 2020

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At-Home Guide for Keeping Your Dental Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic

In an uncertain world, there is one thing that you can control, and that is your preventative dental care routine. Practising good oral care is key to avoid emergency dental appointments for toothaches and other problems. Tooth Brushing and Flossing Remember to brush your teeth at least twice a day for two minutes each time, […] Read more

May, 05, 2020

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Dance Like No-One is Watching! How to Stay Active while in Self-Isolation

Gyms and yoga studios might be shut, but it is still easy to get plenty of exercise while working from home or self-isolating. How Much Exercise is Necessary? Healthy adults need at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise every week, or 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity exercise weekly in addition to doing some muscle-strengthening activities on […] Read more

May, 05, 2020

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What Is World Oral Health Day and What Does It Mean for You?

Did you know we celebrate World Oral Health Day each March? All too often, people take good oral health for granted, but we’d urge you to pause for a few minutes and to think about what your mouth needs to accomplish every day. Without good oral health, it’s challenging to eat healthily, and it can […] Read more

Mar, 25, 2020

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Four Secrets of a Healthy Smile

Have you ever admired someone’s smile and wondered how they keep it gleaming? Perhaps you’d like a healthier smile and aren’t sure what to do? Read on to learn four secrets of a healthy smile. Bright White Doesn’t Necessarily Equal Good Health Nowadays lots of people bleach their teeth, but it is possible to over […] Read more

Mar, 25, 2020

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DIY Easter Egg Baskets

Get your entire family crafting with these easy ideas for DIY Easter egg baskets. Take a simple wicker basket and decorate it with felt flowers that are easy and entertaining to make. If your little ones are mad about unicorns, why not make a magical unicorn Easter basket? It’s simple to make a unicorn horn […] Read more

Mar, 25, 2020

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If you like to indulge in sweets, here are some tips to keep the caries away

Entirely avoiding sweet treats is an unrealistic expectation, but there are ways you can indulge more safely. Hard sweets and especially those that are sticky or sour can be nice to eat and last a while but will bathe your teeth in sugar and acid for longer. The longer your teeth are exposed to sugars […] Read more

Feb, 10, 2020

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