Many people are unaware that, in its very early stages, mouth cancers can be almost invisible making them easy to ignore. This is why it’s so important to keep a close eye on the health of your mouth as the chances of survival are significantly improved if the cancer is detected early and rapidly treated.
Although It only takes two minutes to carry out a full oral cancer screen, do your patients really realise what you’re doing for them? Well, we’ve created a great little guide to share with your patients so they are aware of how you are taking care of them whilst in your chair and more importantly why!
Run by Public Health England, Stoptober is a nationwide, 28 day, stop smoking challenge, which takes place during the month of October. Participants are encouraged to support one another in the challenge to quit and sign up to receive helpful free resources. By quitting for four weeks smokers are five times more likely to stay smoke free. So, to support this, …
It’s been 2 months, 12 days, 16 hours, 2 minutes and 11 seconds, (not like I’m counting) since I’ve done it! Gave up the fags I mean, the tabs, the ciggies and the rollies!
One of the UK’s best health campaigns Stoptober has now become an annual event throughout the month of October and since 2012, smokers have been invited to rise to the challenge of stopping tobacco use for the entire month.
Fruit and vegetables are a staple part of our diet. They provide valuable vitamins and minerals for our bodies to develop and function properly. So with the recent news reports and articles highlighting the dangers of sugars in fruit and juices, how can we find a balance between getting our valuable ‘5-a-day’ without causing unnecessary damage to our teeth?
Alongside good dental hygiene such as tooth brushing and regular dental visits, effective nutritional advice is a key strategy in the drive to reduce dental decay. Here I take a look at how drivers of prevention and treatment need to work together effectively to strengthen and protect the teeth of our children and offer some tips on what you can …
Nutritional Therapist Natasha Wilcock shares her top round-up of nutritional strategies to aid oral health.
As we mentioned in our last ‘Sugar-Free Diaries’ blog post, in line with National Smile Month (the longest running and largest oral health campaign in the UK), a team of ten willing volunteers decided to give our #PPSugarFree Challenge a go.
Today, our guest blogger, Dr Tony Kilcoyne shares his views on sugar and why its growing appearance within the food industry is a cause for concern.