Category: Dental Health

Lose One – Lose them all?

December 7th, 2018 by , posted in Dental Health, Dentures

According to the pan-European survey, 42% of Irish adults “are missing teeth”. The reasons why the teeth are missing may vary from decay and gum disease to injuries. Why should we replace missing teeth? Gaps in your smile can affect your self-confidence, your bite and your jawbone. It is important to replace missing teeth because […]

Oral Health; a General Indicator of Serious Health Problems

November 13th, 2018 by , posted in Dental Health

Oral health is about so much more than just the health of the mouth, teeth, and gums. There is a connection between oral hygiene and health in the rest of your body. Here are some serious health problems can be caused by bad oral health: Cardiovascular Disease / Heart Disease  Did you know that poor […]

Common Dental Conditions in Senior adults

November 2nd, 2018 by , posted in Dental Health

Senior adults are more likely to have dentures than younger ones. As we are getting older our health conditions change, including oral health. Changes in body chemistry and other life changes due to the increased use of medications, affect the gums and teeth and can results in conditions hardly seen in younger adults. Common Dental […]

Tips for a healthier Halloween

October 25th, 2018 by , posted in Dental Health

Halloween is approaching, which means huge bags of candies! Here’s how you can help your family have a healthier Halloween! Eat treats the right time Try to eat Halloween candies with meals or shortly after them. During the meals, saliva production increases.  This helps wipe out acids produced by bacteria in mouth and wash away […]

Why Oral Health In older adults is Important

October 25th, 2018 by , posted in Dental Health

5 Facts you should know about Oral Health When older people become less able to self-manage due to issues of functional dependence, physical weakness, mental impairment and medical co-morbidity, the risk of poor oral health increases Aging population is increasingly retaining at least some of their natural teeth. However, as their ability to self-manage oral […]

7 Foods that will help to whiten your teeth naturally

October 23rd, 2018 by , posted in Dental Health

Are there foods and drinks that can help you brighten your smile? By incorporating certain foods into your diet, you can brighten your smile and whiten your teeth naturally. Let’s find out 7 foods that will help you to whiten your teeth naturally: Apples Apples contain malic acid, an ingredient that can be found in many […]

What are the causes of Bad Breath?

October 19th, 2018 by , posted in Dental Health

Bad Breath It is also known as halitosis and it is a common problem for many people at any age. Some people come across bad breath for a short period of time. However, it is estimated that 50% of that people have persistent bad breath. What are the causes of Bad Breath? Poor Oral Hygiene […]