Chew your way to better oral health

Chew your way to better oral health

David Bretton Dental Health Leave a Comment

As a dentist, I’m constantly telling my patients how to look after their teeth and improve their oral health. Most of the messages are similar: see your dentist regularly, brush for two minutes, twice a day, spit your toothpaste out and don’t rinse, use mouthwash at a different time of the day to brushing, floss more, eat less sugar. It’s …

Brush up on your brushing

Brush up on your brushing for National Smile Month

Jo Dickinson Dental Health Leave a Comment

Be completely honest, how long do you take to brush your teeth? The national average is for an individual to spend only 50 seconds cleaning their pearly whites. Believe it or not, dental professionals recommend at least two and a half minutes. In the USA this is even longer, American dental care workers recommend anything up to five minutes!

Sweet talk

Sweet talk

Practice Plan Dental Health Leave a Comment

Earlier this year, the Chancellor announced the introduction of a sugar tax on some sugary drinks. This move was welcomed by many healthcare professionals and campaigners, but what do dentists think of the impending change? Dentists Eddie Crouch, Judith Husband, Petros Mylonas and Paul Worskett met up to share their views on the new tax a few days after the …