28 Sep
Four Steps to Fresher Breath

Do you suffer from bad breath, or are you on the lookout for ways to improve your oral hygiene regime and keep bad breath firmly at bay? If so, here are 4 steps you can take today: Brush for 2 minutes twice a day: brushing is essential for preventing bad…

26 Sep
New study slams cereal manufacturers for depicting unrealistic portion sizes

A new study, which has been published in the British Dental Journal, has criticised cereal manufacturers for depicting portion sizes that are far too large. Experts believe that cereal boxes show serving suggestions that are far bigger than a standard portion, which could confuse consumers and contribute to excessive sugar…

19 Sep
Australian vets come up with innovative orthodontic solution for a pet python with an overbite

Vets in Australia have come up with an innovative solution for a pet python with an overbite. The owners of Toothless, a green tree python, rushed her to the vets after she sustained jaw damage while eating. Toothless was chomping on her usual fodder when her left lower jawbone folded…

12 Sep
Comet the Labradoodle becomes Australia’s first dental therapy dog

Comet, a 3-year-old labradoodle, has become Australia’s first dental therapy dog. Dr Dan Ford, a paediatric dentist based in Brisbane, has started bringing Comet into his practice to help young patients who suffer from anxiety and nervousness. Dr Ford said that taking Comet into work isn’t just an excuse to…

05 Sep
How often should you be going to the dentist?

A health watchdog based in Yorkshire has recently launched a project, which aims to free up dental appointments by encouraging patients to attend check-ups less frequently. Many of us believe that it’s necessary to attend checks every 6 months, but how often do you really need to go to the…

04 Sep
Gummy Smiles are A Thing of the Past With Crown Lengthening

If you have a gummy smile, and you’re looking for a solution, crown lengthening may be a viable option. A gummy smile doesn’t pose dental health risks, but it can affect confidence, and crown lengthening can enhance the aesthetic of the smile at the same time as boosting self-esteem. What…