Six health problems linked to bad oral hygiene
Are you one of those people that fall victim to laziness when it comes to oral hygiene? Maybe you've had a long, hard day and just don't feel like brushing your teeth before going to bed. Or perhaps you don't give it much thought, and before you know, you haven't brushed or flossed your teeth in days! If this sounds like you, be mindful in what you're about to read. The mouth is one of the dirtiest areas of the body. It's been said that the mouth harbo more bacteria than there are people on this planet, but whether that is an accurate statement or not, the mouth doe
What problems could my dental health cause?
There are new findings which support something that dental professionals have suspected for a long time - infectio in the mouth can cause problems in other parts of the body. Problems which may be caused or made woe by poor dental health include heart disease, strokes, diabetes, giving birth to a premature or low-birth-weight baby and respiratory (lung) disease.... Just to name a few! If you are serious about your health - and your teeth - you will need to exercise, eat a healthy, balanced diet and keep to a normal body weight. Our three simple rules for oral health will not only kee
How to keep your teeth for life
Dental Implants Elmsleigh have starting to increase the awareness of the general public with their new graphic, ‘How To Keep Your Teeth For Life'. It's a straight forward guide to all things teeth, giving you facts and tips on things such as which teeth do what job, what you should and shouldn't eat and habits you should be practicing. For itance, cheese is not only a good source of calcium, it can also protect your teeth from acid wear. To add to that, you must be careful when cleaning those canines as excessive brushing in the immediate area could result in gum dam
Tooth decay – what is the root of the problem?
It was front page news in the Sunday Times, and the story continues to rumble on. The report published by the Health and Social Care Information Centre that revealed more than 25,000 children aged five to nine were admitted to hospital due to tooth decay - more than any other reason - is alarming. Chief Executive of the British Dental Health Foundation, Dr Nigel Carter OBE, explai why it's a problem that needs to be rectified now for our future's sake. It is incredibly worrying to see that almost 26,000 five to nine year-olds treated in hospital for tooth decay. This may be an incr
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