Don’t Miss your Dental Appointment

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Dental appointments are important even if you don’t think anything is wrong with your teeth. You should always have regular checkups with a professional, so they can make sure everything is as it should be and nothing is going on that you don’t know about. It might be that you’ve had no sensitivity, but you do need a filling, or your wisdom teeth are starting to move and will begin to cause you problems. Generally, you should go to the dentist for a checkup every 6 months to one year. The dentist will examine your teeth and mouth and take x-rays to check that your... Read More »

Is Blonde the Right Colour for you?

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Blondes have more fun – at least that’s what we are told! If you are thinking about going blonde, or a lighter shade of blonde, you may have some concerns. After all, when a bleaching product is used on your hair, can it really be all that good for it? However, if you want to be blonde, it is really the only way. First, establish what shade of blonde you would like. Talk to a professional stylist about recommendations, as they can use a colour chart to help you select the right colour. They can also advise on how easy it will be to achieve... Read More »

Why Should you Visit a Dental Hygienist?

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A dental hygienist is someone who will be able to look after your general oral health, not just your teeth. They specialise in providing patients with help and advice, as well as a thorough clean. For example, your hygienist may be able to advise you on a different type of toothbrush to use, or a new way of flossing. It is important to visit a hygienist as well as a dentist. Hygienist services are not always available on the NHS so you might have to pay privately. They will give your teeth a thorough clean, going up into the gums to make sure your mouth... Read More »

Dental Crowns – What are Their Uses?

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A dental crown is a cap that is usually made of porcelain or metal. It is placed over the tooth, sometimes permanently and sometimes just as a temporary measure. Crowns can be used for a variety of purposes in dentistry. Sometimes it is for purely practical reasons, for example, if the tooth has become weakened through decay or if the tooth has lots of plaque. It may also be used for cosmetic reasons. Often, the reasons for using a crown will be cosmetic and practical. If a tooth has been broken, it will be capped using a crown. This will make the tooth look better... Read More »

What Minerals do you Need for Good Oral Health?

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Looking after your teeth is an important part of your everyday life. Healthy teeth look and feel better and good oral hygiene is good for overall health. There are some things you should be eating in order to have healthy teeth – here are some of them: Calcium. This is needed for healthy, strong teeth. You may begin to get cavities and decay if you do not have enough in your diet. Children need more calcium as they grow. Iron. You may notice sores in your mouth – this can be a sign of iron deficiency. Vitamin D. This is important because it helps you... Read More »