• Five things you can do to prevent cavities in toddlers

    Five things you can do to prevent cavities in toddlers

    Tooth decay among toddlers is on the rise, according to data from the Royal College of Surgeons. In 2006-07, the number of tooth extractions on children under the age of five was 7,444, whereas in 2015-16, figure this had increased to 9,206. In other words, the number of tooth extractions on children under five has

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  • Is fruit juice bad for your teeth?

    Is fruit juice bad for your teeth?

    When you make breakfast, do you pour yourself a glass of orange juice? Many people do, but few stop to think about the consequences to their teeth. Eating fruit whole is healthy, which is probably why so many people think that drinking fruit juice is healthy too. However, experts believe that consuming fruit in the

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  • What causes the tongue to change colour?

    What causes the tongue to change colour?

    We use our tongues constantly: to talk, to swallow, and to eat. So it can be frustrating when your tongue doesn’t work as it should. Common tongue problems include soreness, pain and discolouration. There are a number of causes for tongue discolouration, but fortunately, most can be solved fairly easily. Read on to learn more.

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  • How to overcome your fear of the dentist

    How to overcome your fear of the dentist

    Many people fear going to the dentist. Some are scared of the drill or needle, whereas others had a traumatic experience during childhood. Whatever the reason, ‘dentophobia’ prevents people from receiving the dental treatment they need. The good news is there are ways to overcome this fear. In this blog post, we’ll provide some practical

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