Dentistry during level 5

Dentistry during level 5 We’ve just had confirmation from the government that we will remain open for all treatment as an essential service during level 5 restrictions Patients are entitled to travel…

Children’s check-ups

Children’s check-ups The incoming President of the Irish Dental Association (IDA) has stressed that back to school time is the perfect reminder for booking your dental check-up, and this year it has…

Hygienist

Hygienist An estimated 75% of Irish people suffer from some form of periodontal disease or gum disease. The mouth can be a major source of chronic release of bacteria into the bloodstream,…

Tongue Tie

Tongue Tie What is a tongue tie? Tongue tie (ankyloglossia) is a problem that is present at birth. It happens when the tissue that attaches the tongue to the bottom of the…

Covid-19

Covid-19 Infection control has always been a top priority for our practice and you may have seen this during your visits to our Clinic. Our infection control processes are made so that…

Toothbrushing

TOOTHBRUSHING This is a very easy thing to do yet we are all busy rushing around that we tend to miss the same surfaces all the time. Top tip! SLOW DOWN It…

Smoking

Smoking rates in Ireland are down from 29% in 2004 to 17% today. I often struggle to understand why our media feed is dominated by depressing stories: this is really great news.…

Dental Implants

Dental Implants Durable, long-lasting and natural in their appearance, dental implants are the most modern method of replacing missing teeth. The procedure involves fitting an implant which is usually made of titanium,…

Whitening

Whitening At Swords Dental, we use a tray system for all our tooth whitening cases. This involves taking impressions of the teeth at an initial appointment and demonstrating the whitening process a few…