Report claims their high-carb diets are rotting teeth and causing gum disease In a huge study involving 350 athletes from nine Great Britain Olympic teams, as well as Team Sky cyclists, England rugby players and football clubs, researchers at University College London found high levels of gum disease, tooth decay and other oral health problems.
Half the population admit to fear of dentist After last week’s revelation about the effects of a reduced NHS dental spend, this week we have seen another newspaper article and this time it confirms just how many people have such a fear of dentist phobia that they are willing to put up with toothache rather
NHS spending drop has painful repercussions for a growing number of patients A report published this week in a leading national newspaper has revealed that the government spend per NHS patient has fallen by £4.95 (from £40.95 to £36) over the last five years. Just as alarming, reports the article, the income from fees charged
If you suffer from gum disease treatment is essential Last week we wrote about how the early stages of gum disease can be extremely difficult to identify and we pointed out just some of the symptoms that everyone should watch out for. This week we’re providing professional dental advice on the steps you should take
How gum disease symptoms can just creep up on you It’s been referred to as ‘the silent disease’ because early-stage gum disease symptoms are notoriously difficult to identify, but… if the symptoms are allowed to go untreated then the consequences can be most unpleasant. Not many people would be aware of it, but gum disease
It’s the first essential for effective teeth cleaning Two minutes, twice a day. First thing in the morning and last thing at night. That’s the teeth cleaning message we’ve been emphasising for some considerable time but unfortunately, the latest research figures still suggest that many people do not brush their teeth correctly and as a
People who suffer from dental phobia, which is another term for people who are nervous or just plain scared of visiting their Dentist Manchester, will very often defer, postpone or even refuse to visit a dentist – even when they are suffering from severe tooth decay, gum disease or are experiencing some other dental problem.
The best dental hygiene involves more than just a daily brushing When a dentist or hygienist talks about the best dental hygiene techniques, yes they include advice about brushing, but more importantly, they also talk about a whole host of other considerations ranging from the food and drinks you indulge in, to how often, when