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Toothbrushes; which one is right for me and why?

Manufacturers are producing a greater variety of toothbrushes incorporating different designs for handles, heads and bristles. Currently, dental professionals recommend the following: for children, a small toothbrush head, approximately 20 mm X 10 mm; for adults, a slightly larger toothbrush head, approximately 22-28 mm X 10-13 mm. A general guide is that the size of [...]

What are fissure sealants and how do they work?

Think of fissure sealants as raincoats for your teeth. When the cavity-causing bacteria that live in everyone’s mouth meet leftover food, they produce acids that can create holes (cavities) in teeth. After sealants have been applied, they keep those bits of food out and stop bacteria and acid from settling on your teeth—just like a [...]

By |Aug 16 2019|general dentist, oral health|0 Comments

How to look after your child’s teeth from day 1

Good dental habits begin early in life and can keep teeth strong and healthy and provide a good start for adult teeth. Here are some simple steps you can take to make sure your child has the best foundation for a healthy, happy smile: It’s not the amount of sugar in food or drink that [...]

By |Aug 9 2019|oral health|0 Comments

DIY Dental Treatments- why it’s better to avoid these and choose a general dentist

Before you take your dental health into your own hands based on the promises and ease of any DIY treatments, it’s critical to talk to the expert – your registered general dentist. The benefits of a clinic visit: People may seek DIY services for dental treatments like teeth straightening because they feel they can’t fit [...]

By |Jul 26 2019|general dentist, oral health|0 Comments

How a custom-fitted mouth guard works and why you need one

If you play a contact sport, you risk injuring your teeth. Many sports hold a risk of contact and therefore serious dental injury. The good news is that it can be avoided. Custom-fitted mouthguards can protect you from some serious sporting injuries, such as broken jaws, fractured, cracked or knocked-out teeth, cut lips and tongues. You [...]

By |Jul 15 2019|general dentist, oral health, sportsguard|0 Comments

€50 Dental Hygiene Visits

€50 scale & polish appointments for all current patients who book in with our hygienist AnnMarie Bergin.  Book online now.

By |Jun 26 2019|oral health|0 Comments

Our Top Travel Tips For Your Dental Health

Make Time for a Checkup- If you can, schedule your next regular visit before your holidays. Have a thorough exam so that your dentist can spot any problems before they happen. You’ll have peace of mind, and your dentist will have the most up-to-date information on your teeth, including x-rays. In case of an overseas emergency- If you [...]

By |Jun 21 2019|oral health|0 Comments

Our top tips for healthy summer smiles

Summer sun brings summer fun. While the warmer months are perfect for spending time with friends and family, summer holidays can also throw off your regular dental care routine. Here are our top tips to prevent summertime tooth decay: Keep up your routine- resist the temptation to skip brushing after a late barbecue. If you [...]

By |Jun 14 2019|general dentist, oral health, Oral hygiene|0 Comments

Four Step Flossing Guide

You should floss your teeth at least once a day but not everyone knows the correct steps to do so.  Use this four step guide to get the best results and help maintain a healthy smile. Break off approximately 18 inches of floss and wind most of it around one of your middle fingers. Wind [...]

By |May 24 2019|general dentist, oral health|0 Comments

Take care of your oral health and it will take care of you

Taking good care of your mouth, teeth and gums is a worthy goal for more than the obvious reasons. As well as helping to prevent bad breath, tooth decay and gum disease, a healthy mouth may also help you to ward off medical disorders whilst an unhealthy mouth, especially if you have gum disease, may [...]

By |May 17 2019|oral health, Oral hygiene|0 Comments
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