30 Oct
Could a vegan diet put your dental health at risk?

More and more people are embracing a vegan diet, but is making the switch better for your health? Although vegan diets are often associated with health benefits, it is important to note that any diet can be unhealthy if you choose the wrong foods, or the meals and snacks you…

30 Jan
Did you know that looking after your gums could reduce your risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease?

Most of us know that brushing and flossing can help to keep our smiles sparkling, but did you know that caring for your gums could also help to reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease? Previous studies have linked gum disease to an elevated risk of Alzheimer’s, but new research…

09 Jan
Could berries hold the key to healthy smiles?

New research has suggested that berries could hold the key to healthy smiles. Scientists have discovered that dark berries, including blueberries and cranberries, contain nutrients, which could help to reduce the risk of dental decay. The research, which has been published in the European Journal of Oral Sciences, suggests that…

24 Oct
What is your mouth telling you about your health?

They say the eyes are the window of the soul, but a look inside the mouth can also reveal a lot about a person. Dentists and doctors are well aware of the importance of looking for potential warning signs in the mouth, but do you know what your mouth may…

25 Apr
New study suggests that just 1 drink a day elevates gum disease and oral cancer risk

A new study has suggested that drinking just one alcoholic drink per day could elevate your risk of developing gum disease, oral cancer and heart disease. Research conducted by experts at New York University, revealed that people who had at least one drink a day had more harmful oral bacteria…

23 Aug
New study suggests gum disease could increase dementia risk by up to 70%

A new study suggests that gum disease increases the risk of dementia developing by up to 70 percent. The findings of a study that involved 28,000 people show that those who take good care of their teeth and gums have a much lower risk of suffering from dementia than those…