Fissure Sealants

Fissure Sealants The adult first permanent molar teeth tend to come into the mouth at just six years old. This is a critical period for fissure sealants because the diet between 6-12…

Dental Insurance

Dental Insurance with Vhi Dental Swords Dental is a member of the Vhi Direct Pay Dental Network. – Vhi Dental members can avail of Direct Payment of their plan benefits when they…

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,…

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.…

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…

Tax Relief For Dentistry

Tax Relief For Dentistry A lot of people are unaware that you are entitled to  tax relief  of 20% on advanced dental treatments that have been carried out in the last four…