Month: February 2018

The Mouth – A Window Into Our General Health

eating an apple with good teeth

Studies are increasingly linking poor oral health with a number of serious medical conditions. We use our mouth for essential functions, such as eating and drinking, as well as communicating with those around us. Unfortunately, despite its obvious importance, some

How Serious Is Gum Disease?

Dental surgery in action

Does the UK treat gingivitis and periodontitis too lightly? It is possible that younger people, with the aid of easily accessible information via the internet, are now more aware of gum disease than our older patients. For many in their

Medication And Your Teeth

Some common medicines may increase the risk of problems such as tooth decay. Whilst a sensible tooth friendly diet, good home cleaning and professional monitoring by your dentist will give you every chance of having healthy teeth; sometimes there are