31 Mar
Did You Know You Can Fill the Gaps Between Teeth?

If you have gaps in your smile, you may have assumed that you’d have to have braces to close them. However, there is another option. If you have an unsightly gap, and you don’t want to wear braces, dental bonding could be just the ticket. What is Dental Bonding? Dental…

29 Mar
European Parliament reveals plans to ‘phase out’ dental amalgam by 2030

The European Parliament has revealed plans to ‘phase out’ dental amalgam by the year 2030. Although there are plans to remove amalgam by 2030, it is hoped that practices will start to reduce amalgam use long before this date. Many clinics have already stopped using amalgam fillings, and a growing…

22 Mar
New figures show alarming rise in dental extractions carried out on under 4’s

New figures released by the Royal College of Surgeons have revealed an alarming increase in the number of dental extractions carried out on children aged 4 and under. Statistics published by the Faculty of Dental Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons suggest an increase of 24 percent in the…

15 Mar
Have you been brushing your teeth the wrong way? Why it’s time to stop rinsing

Over the course of your lifetime, you’ve probably brushed your teeth thousands of times, but have you been doing it the wrong way all this time? Brushing is something our dentists urge us to do twice a day, every day, but what is the right technique, and why is it…

08 Mar
Parents urged to take children to the dentist before they celebrate their 1st birthday

One of the UK’s most senior dentists has urged parents to make sure they take their children to the dentist before they celebrate their 1st birthday. Professor Nigel Hunt, dean of the Royal College of Surgeons’ faculty of dentistry, was speaking after new figures revealed alarming oral health habits in…

01 Mar
Leading Irish dentist blames misleading food labels for childhood decay boom

One of Ireland’s leading dentists has blamed misleading food labels for the increased prevalence of childhood decay. President of the HSE dental surgeons group, Michael Dalton, believes that labels and branding are very misleading, and it’s difficult for parents to know what is good for their children’s’ teeth, and what…