Are you brushing your teeth with someone else’s poop!?

Your toothbrush should be renewed around every 3-4 months or sooner if bristles are frayed. This is to avoid germs and bacteria multiplying. As toothbrushes are kept in the bathroom, there could be poo particles on your brush!!! When we flush the toilet, the small particles of waste that mix with the water can shoot… Continue reading Are you brushing your teeth with someone else’s poop!?

Top tips for good dental health in pregnancy

The health of your teeth, gums, and mouth are critical to your overall health and the health of your baby. As you take care of your mouth and get regular dental check-ups, especially during pregnancy, you are more likely to stay healthy and have a healthy baby. During pregnancy, our bodies undergo many changes and… Continue reading Top tips for good dental health in pregnancy

Little Chefs-getting children excited about cooking (not baking sugar filled treats)

Does getting children into cooking at an early age encourage better eating habits as they grow up? We have probably all baked with our children from time to time-cakes, biscuits, sweet treats. But why is it that our children’s first experiences with cooking are with baking sugary treats instead of healthy meals? I know with… Continue reading Little Chefs-getting children excited about cooking (not baking sugar filled treats)

Breakfast-should sugar play a part in our most important meal of the day?

Before rushing off to school in the morning, many kids sit around the table to fuel up with the most important meal of the day. Unfortunately, one of the more common breakfast options—cereal—might have some unintended consequences for teeth. Too much sugar at breakfast time isn’t a great way to start the day, and some… Continue reading Breakfast-should sugar play a part in our most important meal of the day?