Crooked teeth, wonky smiles, gaps, and overlaps are all very common. Often, attempts are made to correct these issues when we’re in our teens, with uncomfortable braces and retainers. Unfortunately, these don’t always work, typically because we don’t fully commit to the process, or we choose not to follow through with aftercare. This can mean that our teeth move back over time and even after years of dental work, our smiles aren’t what we’d like them to be.
Did you wake up with headaches, neck pain, or sore teeth? You could have bruxism and be unconsciously clenching teeth while you sleep. You may not even know about: grinding, gnashing, or clenching teeth while you sleep.
Caring for our children’s teeth is so important to parents. We try our very best to keep those little white pegs super healthy and clean, in the hope we will instill healthy habits in our children and that they will go on to care well for their own teeth. This isn’t without its challenges of […]
Your tooth enamel is the outer coating of your teeth which protects them from damage. According to colgate.com, your enamel is the hardest part of your body and is made from minerals such as hydroxyapatite. It is important to prevent erosion of your enamels, as they are also responsible for preventing the decay of your […]
How many times have you been to places with your children and they have been offered a lollipop? I have noticed over the last couple of years especially, that more often than not it’s a sticker they are offered now, as so many of us are concerned about the negative impacts of sweets on our […]
Pregnancy can affect so many things can’t it? It’s not enough that we put ourselves through the pain of labour, but there are all sorts of ailments and problems with our bodies that can arise out of having a baby. How does pregnancy change your teeth/gums? Changes in your hormones during pregnancy can cause your […]
What’s National Smile Month all about? National Smile Month is here – running from 15th May until 15th June. In a nutshell, National Smile Month is the UK’s largest and longest-running campaign to promote good oral health. Together, with thousands of individuals and organisations, National Smile Month highlights three key messages, all of which go […]
Life is a lot easier when everyone enjoys good health. Looking after your own health is one thing but taking good care of your family and keeping a track on the health of several people at the same time is something different entirely. We can’t account for everything and sadly we can’t prevent everything BUT […]