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Don’t forget your dentures!

We all know it’s important to clean our real teeth, but what about if we have dentures? Well – plaque biofilm develops on ALL surfaces in your mouth, INCLUDING on the surfaces of appliances, such as dentures, making it equally important to look after your dentures as you would your teeth. After all, we use …

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Bleeding gums – no dentist!

The majority of us experience bleeding gums at some point during our adult lives. We usually notice blood in the sink when we are brushing our teeth or doing our interdental cleaning. Bleeding gums can be alarming and may be a sign of gingivitis – which is reversible, but it may be a sign of …

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Ditch the Dummy

Guest blog post by early years development coach/speech & language therapist Joanne Jones Why Ditch the Dummy? Dummies have their place. They are useful to soothe newborn babies, reduce pain, stabaliseheart rates and organise movements. There is some evidence to suggest they reduce the risk of SIDS in the first months of life.During the first …

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How to ensure ‘Macavity’s’ not there…

Macavity is a character in the recently re-released musical/film, Cats, who is known for causing trouble- similar to cavity causing bacteria which can cause trouble in the mouth. A cavity is the result of tooth decay, which is mainly preventable. We often think of decay as a childhood disease – and often it is, but …

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Cheers: To Oral Health

In the year of perfect vision (2020!), your eyesight isn’t the only thing that can be affected by consuming alcohol.  We all know the common risks associated with excessive alcohol consumption, such as liver problems, obesity, heart disease and high blood pressure, but one thing that isn’t always considered, is the impact that alcohol has …

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