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,…

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.…

Flossing your teeth.

Flossing your teeth. After tooth-brushing, flossing once a day is the next most important way of keeping your teeth and gums healthy. Brushing the teeth is great for cleaning the tooth surfaces…

Cold Sores

Cold Sores A cold sore is a small, painful, blistered area. They usually happen where the lip joins the surrounding skin. The blisters are painful and dry up to make a yellow…

Which toothpaste should you use?

Which toothpaste should you use? The basic answer is that most of the popular toothpastes are very similar. Fluoride is the key ingredient, which strengthens the enamel and helps remineralise areas damaged…

Dentistry while pregnant

Dentistry while pregnant: I’d imagine, while pregnant, most mothers to be tend to fixate on the health of their babies. Its important to remember your own health too. Unfortunately, the changes in…

Dental Hygienist

Dental 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…

Toothpaste

Which toothpaste should you use? The basic answer is that most of the popular toothpastes are very similar. Fluoride is the key ingredient, which strengthens the enamel and helps remineralise areas damaged…