Causes of Sensitive Teeth and how to Treat Them

Sensitive teeth are a very common issue. Some people naturally have more sensitive teeth, while others may have some underlying issues which are causing this sensitivity. Does eating ice cream cause discomfort or pain in your teeth? Perhaps brushing your teeth is uncomfortable? Let's look into this further to see how we can help with your sensitive teeth.

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New Study Links Periodontitis and COVID-19 Complications

The Journal of Clinical Periodontology published a study in January 2021, which highlights the link between COVID-19 complications and periodontitis. This study has some worrying results but we feel it is important for people to be aware of this connection, and hopefully reduce the risk of complications if COVID-19 was to be diagnosed. We have …

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Healthy Habits for your Oral Hygiene Routine in 2021

As we begin 2021, we thought it was a great time to share some simple, but really important habits to include in your daily oral hygiene routine. Now is the perfect time to re-evaluate your oral hygiene. You may know all of these healthy habits, but are you doing them each and every day? Let’s …

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The Importance of Seeing your Periodontist during Covid-19

COVID-19 has unfortunately stuck around much longer than anyone had hoped. During the first lockdown, we pulled back our services and offered emergency treatment in the safest way possible, as was advised by the government. However, now that we are in a second lockdown, we want to stress the importance of seeing your dentist during …

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Healthy Gums for a Healthy Heart

The European Federation of Periodontology has come together with the World Heart Federation to create awareness around the impact periodontal disease can have on your heart. This campaign is promoting healthy gums for a healthy heart. There is a lot of information out there about this very important topic, so we thought we would summarise …

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Link between Gum Disease and Cancer

A recent US study has shown a clear link between gum disease and cancer.

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Causes of Bad Breath

According to the HSE, 50% of people have persistent bad breath. You may not have noticed it before, however, with more and more people wearing face masks during Covid-19, it might be more noticeable to you now. To eliminate bad breath, it is important to understanding the cause of your bad breath, as there are …

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Keeping your teeth in good health during Covid-19

Don’t brush too hard While it may feel like the right thing to do to ensure you are removing all plaque and food particles from your teeth, you may actually be doing damage to your teeth and gums. A gentle circular movement will be more than enough to remove food particles and plaque build up …

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How medications affect your oral health

When we think of the factors that affect our oral hygiene we often consider food, how often you brush your teeth, and whether you floss or not. However, we rarely take into account how medications affect your oral health. If you are currently taking any medication, it is really important to talk to your dentist …

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