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Diabetes & Your Oral Health

Diabetes is a condition that affects your body’s ability to control blood glucose levels. If you have Type I diabetes, your body doesn’t produce enough insulin, a substance which transports sugar from your blood to the body’s cells. If you have Type II diabetes, your body doesn’t respond to insulin as it should. In both [...]

By |Mar 25 2019|oral health|0 Comments

10 signs you need to see a dentist

Just a selection of reasons why you might consider visiting your dentist. Remember; prevention is almost always the best cure! You have pain- Pain or swelling in your mouth, face or neck can mean a number of things. Your Gums are acting up- If your gums are puffy, they bleed when you brush or floss, or [...]

The Benefits of Regular Dental Health Reviews

Keeping your teeth and gums healthy entails more than brushing and flossing. Regular dental health reviews and professional cleaning play an important part in oral healthcare and your overall wellbeing. There was a time when many dentists concentrated on fixing problems instead of preventing them. Those days are long gone, and modern dentistry places a [...]

By |Jan 25 2019|general dentist, oral health, Oral hygiene|0 Comments

The importance of regular scale and polish appointments.

When is the last time you booked in for a scale and polish? Everyone’s teeth are not perfectly formed and shaped as they should be.  For this reason, it is not always possible to clean them thoroughly because you will not be able to reach every nook and cranny.  Generally, there is always that one [...]

Our top tips for a healthy holiday season

At DentalHouse, we believe in the importance of taking care of your overall health so that you can smile brightly and with confidence at Christmas and throughout the year. Here are our 5 top tips for keeping your health in check this holiday season: 1. Don’t overindulge (too much) Let’s face it, food plays a [...]

By |Dec 10 2018|general dentist, oral health|0 Comments

What is gum disease and how do I know if I have it?

Gum disease is an infection of the tissues surrounding the teeth. Infection leads to a red, swollen and tender area. This area often bleeds when the teeth are brushed or the tender area is touched. How does gum disease come about? Gum disease comes about when large amounts of bacteria branch together to form a [...]

By |Nov 22 2018|general dentist, oral health, Oral hygiene|0 Comments

Sugar and your oral health- how to break the habit.

Sugar is the single largest cause of dental caries (or tooth decay as it is more commonly known) The facts: Twenty-three percent of 8-year-olds and 40% of 15-year-olds consume sweet snacks or drinks between normal meals three or more times a day10; half (48%) of all adults snack between meals, most commonly on biscuits and [...]

Wisdom Teeth- why we have them & what to do if they cause discomfort

Adults can have up to 32 teeth. The wisdom teeth are the last to appear, right at the very back of your mouth. They usually appear when you are between the ages of 17 and 25, although sometimes they appear many years later. People often have jaws that are too small for all 32 teeth [...]

By |Oct 22 2018|oral health|0 Comments

Gum Disease Explained: Prevention & Treatment

Gum disease is an infection of the tissues that surround and support your teeth. It is a major cause of tooth loss. Because gum disease (also know was periodontal disease) is usually painless, you may not know you have it. It is caused by plaque, the sticky film of bacteria that is constantly forming on [...]

By |Oct 15 2018|general dentist, oral health, Oral hygiene|0 Comments

Children’s oral health: 5 Ways to Make Brushing Fun for Kids

Your children’s oral health and brushing habits can have a huge impact on their long-term dental health We know that helping your child get into the habit of brushing twice a day for two minutes is not an easy task so we have developed our 5 top tips to make brushing fun for your little [...]

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