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Flossing, is there any evidence its effective?

That does not mean you should stop doing it….. In a recent article on the Oral Health Foundation website, there was a discussion on the evidence of the effectiveness of flossing. Using TePe brushes, tape or floss itself, has become … Read more >

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New Teeth for Old Dentures? How Dental Implants are making this reality

How Keppel Advanced Dentistry makes this reality happen Many people who lose teeth have them replaced with some kind of partial or full denture. These devices have helped many improve their appearance and ability to chew food for many years. … Read more >

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Dental Veneers, improve your smile immediately

  If you want a better smile quickly, consider dental veneers. Many people have successfully improved the appearance of their smile using dental veneers. Whether a single tooth or the entire smile, it’s worth noting that dental veneers are a … Read more >

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The 40th Year of National Smile Month

Charity continues to raise awareness to Oral Health Since 1977 National Smile Month has been raising awareness to their three key messages to good oral health; 1) Brush your teeth and night and at least once during the day using … Read more >

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Your smile is more than your teeth,

Why your smile is your whole face and not just your teeth Many people think a smile is just about teeth. But consider this, how many photographs have you seen where someone is trying to smile and it just looks … Read more >

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Smoking may protect the bugs in your mouth

  Smoking may protect the unwelcome bacteria in your mouth. In 2016 most of us are well aware of the health impact of smoking whether actively or passively. Researchers at the University of Louisville in the USA have discovered that … Read more >

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A new toothpaste for tougher enamel has been developed

Protecting your teeth while you sleep, a toothpaste to toughen up the enamel of your teeth The loss of minerals in your teeth has always been a risk, the consequences are the enamel coating on your teeth becomes weaker and … Read more >

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What makes a beautiful smile?

  Teeth and gums. The Dentist’s part in the making of a great smile.   A smile can change the mood of most about anyone. It’s a sign of trust, agreement, and welcome that we have had in our DNA … Read more >

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I’ll have a drop of the mouthwash please!

Check your mouthwash, some contain as much alcohol as spirits Alcohol was commonly used as a steriliser and anaesthetic in medical treatments. Until the use of opiates, local anaesthetics and heat sterilisation became common, alcohol was in every Doctor’s medical bag. Alcohol can kill pretty … Read more >

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National Smile Month 2016

Education is the key to improving dental health National Smile Month is the UK’s largest and longest running dental health awareness campaign. Its aim is to promote good oral health for all. The place to start is education to help … Read more >

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