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!?
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
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)
It happens to most parents at some point, it’s a Monday morning, you’re rushing about to make sure that little ones have their homework, packed lunch, are dressed in a clean and pressed uniform, a nutritious breakfast prepared, not to mention getting yourself up washed dressed and prepared for work. The last thing you need… Continue reading Happy Teeth tips for reluctant toothbrushers
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?
Starting a new school year can be easier said than done. With so much to think about, follow the tips below to help children start the school year off strong… Visit your dentist every 6 months On average, students miss more than 5 million school hours each year because of dental problems. To avoid children… Continue reading Starting the new school year with a happy smile
It is recognised that early visits for children under the age of 3 years are vital for delivering key preventive messages, acclimatisation and beginning a positive, lifelong relationship with NHS dentistry. So, what needs to be delivered during a visit? Children under the age of 3 years are usually termed “pre-cooperative” – they are… Continue reading Dental Advice for children 0-6