6 Common Oral Hygiene Mistakes Revealed

Here are some of the most common oral hygiene mistakes we see, all of which are easily changed. Check your routine against these mistakes, and see if there is anything you can change to make your routine that bit better. We often have patients coming in with early signs of gum disease, some of which …

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Smoking and Periodontal Disease

What is the connection between smoking and periodontal disease? Smoking is widely known to have an adverse effect on your general health. When we think of smoking and its impact on your health, we usually think of lung cancer. However, smoking also has a part to play in several diseases of the mouth. Let’s look …

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Mouth Cancer Awareness Day 2019

Mouth Cancer Awareness Day 2019 is on Wednesday, September 18th. This will be its 10th year running. This campaign aims to promote awareness of mouth cancer, its causes, and how to reduce your risk of getting it. This year, we are trying to highlight the importance of early diagnosis. Early diagnosis greatly improves your chance …

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What is Gingivitis?

This month we have to decided to discuss gingivitis in more detail, including its causes and symptoms, and how to avoid it. Gingivitis is a very common and mild form of gum disease. It can cause inflammation and bleeding of the gingiva, which is the gum around the base of the tooth. If not treated …

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Link Found between mouth bacteria and strokes

A recent study has been released highlighting the link between mouth bacteria and strokes. This study was completed by a Finnish research group. This study included 75 patients who were treated for an ischemic stroke. An ischemic stroke is the most common of strokes accounting for 87% of all strokes. It is usually caused by …

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Why Choose Dental Implants

Dental Implants are the best available solution for the problem of missing teeth. Made out of titanium, and shaped to replace the root of the missing teeth. Made out of titanium, and shaped to replace the root of the missing tooth, they offer several advantages over conventional crown, dentures, and bridgework. So why choose dental …

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Gum Health Day 2019

Gum Health Day 2019 has been celebrated across Europe this year on May 12th. 2019 has been the biggest year for Gum Health Day since it began in 2014. Over 45 countries took part in promoting healthy gums, and creating awareness of its importance. We wanted to join in and create some awareness around this …

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Nutrition and Dental Health

A healthy diet and good dental health go hand in hand. Your mouth is the first place nutrients from food enter your body. It is where the digestion process begins. Therefore, what we eat is so important for our overall health, and our oral health. According to the American Dental Association, your oral hygiene is …

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Vaping and your Oral Hygiene

E-Cigarettes and vaping is a relatively new concept that has taken off in recent years. Due to it’s newness, we are still figuring out its long-term impact on the body. However, a lot of studys have been carried out to get closer to the truth of its impact, especially on your oral health. These studies …

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The Causes of Gum Pain

Gum pain is very common in adults today. Gum tissue is soft and sensitive and can be easily irritated. The reasons behind gum pain varies, as does the severity of the underlining problem. Sometimes the gum will heal itself, sometimes if will need dental care. This will all depend on what is causing the pain. …

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