Blog category: Healthy eating & lifestyle


Study finds depression in young adults could lead to poor oral health

Mental health conditions are on the rise, but a new study of young adults suggest its effects extend into the physical.
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Many who suffer from mental health conditions experience other symptoms besides helplessness and sadness, including exhaustion, aches and pains. With depression often bearing such physical symptoms, it’s perhaps little surprise then that a recent study discovered that young adults who identify depressive symptoms are more likely to experience oral health […]

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Here’s what happens in your mouth while you sleep

It might be the best time of day for some of us, but what about your teeth? Find out what happens in your mouth as you sleep
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Winter is the time for hibernation, and there’s no better feeling than laying your head down at the end of a long day. But when you drift off to sleep, have you ever wondered what happens inside your mouth? How sleep affects your teeth We know that sleep is important […]

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How does your Christmas drink affect your mouth?

The holidays are renowned as a time for indulgence. But research shows just how that Christmas tipple could affect the bacteria in your mouth...
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It’s not just Santa who enjoys a drink at Christmas! And with the festive season upon us, we can expect our alcohol consumption to increase. But even one tipple a day could disrupt the bacteria in your mouth, putting your dental health at risk. That’s according to recent research into […]

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Holidays are coming…but support for fizzy drinks seems to be waning

For many it’s the ultimate symbol that the holiday season is upon us, but support for the Big Red Truck seems to be waning...
Holidays are coming…but support for fizzy drinks seems to be waning

Christmas adverts help make the season special, and one in particular has been a favourite since it was first introduced in 1995. Coca-Cola’s Holidays Are Coming ad has led to the brand’s famous red truck touring the country every December, dishing out free fizzy drinks to the public. But it […]

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What vitamins and minerals do you need for a healthy mouth?

Boosting your immunity this cold and flu season? Don’t forget about your mouth!
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As we approach winter, we start to stock up on multivitamins to keep us feeling fit and on top form. But vitamins and minerals are also essential for a healthy mouth. Here are some of the major players to keep your teeth and gums in good shape as we enter […]

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Get mouth smart: Arm yourself with these mouth cancer facts

November is Mouth Cancer Action Month, so we’re sharing some facts about this disease.
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Mouth cancer has been in the news a lot of late. From BBC 6 Music DJ Mark Radcliffe confirming he is taking a break from presenting to have treatment for mouth cancer, to a study claiming that air pollution is a contributing factor. November is Mouth Cancer Action Month, and […]

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EXPOSED! 12 dental myths that are total hocus pocus

In a world of fake news, it’s hard to know what’s true. This Halloween we’re exposing some of the most common dental myths
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It might be Halloween, but we want to shine the light on those common dental fears and misconceptions so that you can feel better about your dental hygiene. Read on as we expose these 12 dental myths for the hocus pocus they are! 1. Brushing harder means cleaner teeth In […]

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Could an apple a day keep the dentist away?

It’s National Apple Day on 21st October, so we thought we’d take a look at the benefits of apples to keep your teeth sweet!
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The saying goes that an apple a day keeps the doctor away. But it could also help to keep the dentist away too. How so? Apples are an optimum fruit if you’re looking to eat healthily and keep your smile in great condition. Here are a few benefits of apples […]

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Is your smile making you look older?

Are you reluctant to show your pearly whites this World Smile Day because you think smiling makes you look older? You wouldn’t be the only one…
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We all want something to smile about but sadly, over one in four of us hate smiling because of our teeth. But maybe that’s nothing to be surprised by. Signs of age don’t just manifest on your skin, they also affect your bones. And since your teeth are formed from […]

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The best kept secret to a healthier smile?

There’s one part of our mouths we often overlook… Are you keeping it clean?
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When it comes to looking after our teeth, many think that brushing twice a day and flossing are enough. But they still wonder why they fall prey to tooth decay. Well, the answer could be right on the tip of your tongue. The secret to a healthy mouth? A healthy […]

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