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Keep those teeth healthy with Forster Court Dental, three minutes from Eyre Square

At Forster Court Dental Surgery, you can be sure your teeth will be kept healthy and sparkling for years to come.

Simple steps for looking after your smile from Roscam Family Dental Practice

At Roscam Family Dental Practice Dr Neysan Chah believes that prevention is one of the best cures and that you are never too young (or old) to start caring for your smile. With that in mind here are three simple steps to help keep your smile looking its best.

Gift your child good dental health

In these modern, educated, times a child’s visit to the dentist has become a relaxed and pleasant encounter. An early start will promote healthy dentition and forge a good relationship with the dentist into adulthood.

Dr Eilis O'Hagan with offers to protect children's teeth

Dr Rachel King and Dr Eilis O'Hagan, Fr Griffin Avenue, have years of experience in treating young children and recommend that if parents take measures to look after their children’s teeth, they should last them a lifetime.

Ishsko’s child dental prevention programme

Did you know that from birth your baby’s teeth are already developing underneath the gums? You can’t see them yet, but they are there.

AIT coconut oil research causes stir

Medical journals and news sites across the world have been abuzz this week with news of a major scientific discovery at Athlone Institute of Technology, which could help in the fight against tooth decay.

Kids’ teeth under attack from ‘healthy’ drinks?

When you go to the shop do you reach for the ‘fruit juice’ or ‘fruit drinks’ every time, because you think they are the healthiest option for your little one? Well, think and reach again, because recent studies in the UK and Ireland have found that almost half of five-year-old children have now got signs of tooth erosion. In fact, tooth erosion is now the most common chronic disease of children aged 5-17 years of age.

Discoloured teeth

There is a perception that whiter teeth are healthy teeth. This is not always so, but even if you have healthy teeth you can consider many ways with modern dentistry to lighten them with bleaching and veneers. Below I have outlined some of the more common causes for discolouration.

The first and most common reason for a filling is decay

Still by far the most common reason for a filling is decay. Sugar and bacteria combine to create acid. This acid attacks the enamel, and as the enamel dissolves the bacteria progress deeper into the tooth or around the old filling. It is the result of a simple chemical reaction. The less the quantity of sugar and, just as importantly, the less frequently you take the sugar, the slower the decay will progress.

Protect your child’s teeth from the start with Babysmile

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Did you know that children as young as one or two years of age can have tooth decay?

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