Flossing Every Day – is it Important?

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Flossing is one of those things we all know we should do, but all too often, we just don’t get around to it – it seems an unnecessary barrier between you and your bed at night time! But just how important is it to floss? It is actually very good for your overall oral health if you floss between your teeth, preferably twice a day. It will help you to keep your mouth feeling fresh, if nothing else, because it gives you a very deep clean. The action of flossing removes any buildup of plaque from between your teeth and around your gums, preventing it... Read More »

Taking Supplements to Stay Healthy

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Supplements can help you stay in good health, even if you are generally a very healthy person already. They will ensure you have the right balance of everything you body needs, and if you have too much of something, your body will simply flush it out, so there is no harm in taking vitamins and supplements. If you are deficient in anything, you will notice your health improving when you start to take supplements. This can be a good idea if you are trying to lose weight, or if you notice that you have brittle nails or hair that is lacking in shine. It can... Read More »

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 »