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WHY ELECTRIC?

Top 5 reasons to choose an electric toothbrush over an ordinary one! Modern electric toothbrushes are superior to ordinary toothbrushes in removing dental plaque and can do so in a shorter time. They are also effective at removing dental plaque in the embrasure areas where the teeth meet each other and are more successful than ordinary toothbrushes in this respect. The newer electric tooth...
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ORAL CANCER – DO YOU KNOW THE SIGNS?

Over 300 cases of mouth cancer are detected in Ireland each year. About half of all mouth cancers are diagnosed at an early stage. Earlier diagnosis results in easier treatment, better outcomes and a higher quality of life after treatment. A regular checkup with your dentist should include an examination of the entire mouth for early detection of cancerous and precancerous conditions. You shoul...
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BRUSH THE SMART WAY – TECHNIQUES FOR YOU AND YOUR CHILD

As a parent, you are the most important role model for your child. Help your child develop proper brushing techniques by setting a good example with your own oral health. Techniques Brush at least twice a day with a pea-size amount of adult fluoride. Use a soft nylon bristle brush with a small compact head. Place the brush at a 45 degree angle to the tooth and use a gentle scrubbing ...
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BRUSH THE SMART WAY – TECHNIQUES FOR YOU AND YOUR CHILD

As a parent, you are the most important role model for your child. Help your child develop proper brushing techniques by setting a good example with your own oral health. Techniques Brush at least twice a day with a pea-size amount of adult fluoride. Use a soft nylon bristle brush with a small compact head. Place the brush at a 45 degree angle to the tooth and use a gentle scrubbing ...
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PREVENTING TOOTH DECAY WITH DENTAL SEALANTS

A sealant is a plastic film-like material that is applied to the chewing surfaces of the back teeth. The plastic material bonds to the pits and fissures of the teeth and acts as a barrier to protect the teeth from decay. How are sealants applied to teeth? A dentist or hygienist must apply sealants, but the procedure is simple and fast with very little, if any, discomfort. First, to receive t...
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PREVENTING TOOTH DECAY WITH DENTAL SEALANTS

A sealant is a plastic film-like material that is applied to the chewing surfaces of the back teeth. The plastic material bonds to the pits and fissures of the teeth and acts as a barrier to protect the teeth from decay. How are sealants applied to teeth? A dentist or hygienist must apply sealants, but the procedure is simple and fast with very little, if any, discomfort. First, to receive t...
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DO YOU KNOW THE HIDDEN SUGAR CONTENT IN FOOD?

Good dental health like good general health relies on having healthy eating habits. Our teeth can be affected as much by our diet, as by not brushing our teeth regularly. Modern diets can be high in sugar, fats and salt, impacting both on general and oral health. Eat for your teeth! Adding sugar to our drinks is an obvious source of added sugar. However, a much larger source of added sugar i...
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DO YOU KNOW THE HIDDEN SUGAR CONTENT IN FOOD?

Good dental health like good general health relies on having healthy eating habits. Our teeth can be affected as much by our diet, as by not brushing our teeth regularly. Modern diets can be high in sugar, fats and salt, impacting both on general and oral health. Eat for your teeth! Adding sugar to our drinks is an obvious source of added sugar. However, a much larger source of added sugar i...
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DRY MOUTH

Dry mouth, also known as Xerostomia, is the feeling that there is not enough saliva in the mouth. Everyone has dry mouth occasionally - if they are nervous, upset or under stress. But if you have a dry mouth all or most of the time, it can be uncomfortable and can lead to serious health problems. It can also be a sign of certain diseases and conditions. Dry mouth can: Cause difficulties...
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DRY MOUTH

Dry mouth, also known as Xerostomia, is the feeling that there is not enough saliva in the mouth. Everyone has dry mouth occasionally - if they are nervous, upset or under stress. But if you have a dry mouth all or most of the time, it can be uncomfortable and can lead to serious health problems. It can also be a sign of certain diseases and conditions. Dry mouth can: Cause difficulties...
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