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Lingual braces behind teeth and dental care
27th January 2020

A guide to mouthwash when you’re wearing braces

We’ve put together a blog to explain why we always recommend alcohol-free, fluoride containing mouthwash.

A woman pouring green mouthwash as part of her oral hygiene routine
11th November 2019

You say potato, I say potato and we all say spit don’t rinse!

The routines we learn as a child can often stay with us for life.

Healthy breakfast bowls with fruit and oats
2nd August 2019

The best food to eat when wearing braces

We’ve put together a short guide to some of the food to avoid whilst in braces and some of the best things you can eat.

Black electric toothbrush
1st August 2019

Keeping your teeth clean whilst wearing braces

We’ve put together some key tips and considerations around keeping your teeth clean while in braces.

Colgate vintage poster
26th June 2018

What helps us make our dental health choices?

What influences help us decide on dental health treatments and products? We look at how millenials make their choices as well as the results of a recent survey in this blog.

A cartoon image of sensitive teeth
29th December 2017

Why are my teeth sensitive?

Teeth sensitivity can be compared to the common cold. All of us are likely to experience it at some time or another but there is conflicting advice on the best remedy!

A frog holding a toothbrush
11th January 2017

What is a professional hygiene appointment, exactly?

I am about to tell you exactly what I do at a hygiene appointment. I think you might be quite surprised at what a professional hygiene service entails!

Dental care products, toothbrush, dental floss and toothpaste
12th August 2016

Carry on flossing!

The silly season arrived with a bang in 2016.

Frog Hygiene Brushing Teeth Toothpaste Toothbrush
15th June 2016

Toothpaste with a Conscience

It has become easier to find cosmetics and beauty items with ethical testing policies, but is it possible to go cruelty-free with your dental health products?

4th August 2015

Going to a festival? Don’t forget about your teeth!

We are fully in the midst of summer festival season here in the UK. So what should you be doing to keep your smile in tip top shape this summer?

5th July 2013

Why fizziness is a bad business

Fizzy drinks are very popular amongst British teenagers. I find this worrying because cola, lemonade and other sparkling drinks are a major cause of tooth erosion.

5th July 2013

The good old days? Not for children’s teeth

Can you imagine how unhealthy the teeth of youngsters were 100 years ago? The first British Dental Association (BDA) survey in the early 1900s reported that in one school in the South of England, out of 1200 children, over half of them had already had extractions.

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