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Sense or Sensitivity?

Sensitive teeth or ‘dentine hypersensitivity’ is one of the most common clinical conditions encountered in dental practice worldwide. It can have a significant negative impact on the quality of life of people if it is not self managed properly or else treated appropriately by a dental professional. What is Dentine hypersensitivity (DH)? It is a short sharp pain from exposed dentine. It o...
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Striving for happy, healthier lives.

Companies must continue to recognise the importance of mental health in 2021. With 2020’s global pandemic, workplace wellness saw many challenges. Companies and organisations had to move and adapt quickly to form a remote support network and wellness adapted to an online format to support staff’s overall mental health and wellbeing. Mental health and the stigma around mental health was...
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Striving for happy, healthier lives.

Companies must continue to recognise the importance of mental health in 2021. With 2020’s global pandemic, workplace wellness saw many challenges. Companies and organisations had to move and adapt quickly to form a remote support network and wellness adapted to an online format to support staff’s overall mental health and wellbeing. Mental health and the stigma around mental health was...
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Brushing up on your benefits

Many have sight but few have vision. How can dental and optical benefits have a positive impact on an employees overall health? Oral diseases are among the most common diseases in the world. The Global Burden of Disease Study, 2016 estimated that oral diseases affected half of the world’s population (3.58 billion people). It also states that, ‘there is a direct correlation between dent...
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Brushing up on your benefits

Many have sight but few have vision. How can dental and optical benefits have a positive impact on an employees overall health? Oral diseases are among the most common diseases in the world. The Global Burden of Disease Study, 2016 estimated that oral diseases affected half of the world’s population (3.58 billion people). It also states that, ‘there is a direct correlation between dent...
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The impact of Oral Health on Athletic Performance

If sports professionals want to win, Oral Health needs to be a top priority for elite and amateur athletes alike. Poor oral hygiene severely impacts athletic performance and training. Whether athletes practice their sport as a hobby or professionally, their oral health is an important element of their general health and impacts their athletic performance. There are many dental dilemmas that can...
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The HPV Vaccine

HPV HPV stands for ‘human papillomavirus, which is a group of more than 100 viruses. Around 40 types of HPV can infect the genital tract of both men and women, and over 75% of people in Ireland don’t understand what HPV is. We’re here to help.. The HPV virus is very common, around 80% of people will be infected with the virus at some stage in their lives. Research shows that almost every sex...
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GET TO KNOW YOUR TEETH

We use them every day to bite, chew and eat. They brighten up our smiles and add definition to our faces. But when it comes to the crunch, how much do we actually know about our teeth? What's what in our mouth Molors - Molar teeth are found in all four quadrants of our mouth. They have a large crown with four or more cusps and a broad chewing surface. They are the largest of the teeth. Molar...
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DENTAL EMERGENCIES – DO YOU KNOW WHAT TO DO?

Knocks and Tumbles are part of childhood and can result in damage to teeth. Ensure your child wears a mouth guard while playing sports. A mouth guard can protect your child’s teeth and mouth from injury and may also reduce the risk of concussion should an accident occur. We recommend mouth guards that are custom made by your dentist because they fit better. If a dental emergency occurs, se...
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HEALTHY HABITS FOR HEALTHY KIDS

What Causes Tooth Decay and Cavities? A sticky film of bacteria, called dental plaque is constantly forming on the teeth and especially in the area where the teeth and gum meets and also on the biting surface of the teeth. When your child eats or drinks foods containing sugars or other carbohydrate, the dental plaque converts the sugars into acid. Normally the acid is neutralized by saliva but ...
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