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Dental Hygiene Treatments From A Professional Hygienist Is Essential To Preventive Dentistry

Dental hygiene treatments from a professional hygienist is essential to preventive dentistry

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5 Reasons to visit the hygienist regularly: 1. Prevent/Treat gum disease Seeing the hygienist regularly, as part of a well thought out treatment plan, is the best way to treat gum disease. The hygienist will remove plaque that has been built up between visits, which will improve your gum disease. 2. Prevention of bad breath Bacteria in your mouth that has been built up from poor brushing habits are the leading cause of bad breath. Most of the time, you cannot remove this build up of bacteria yourself and you need this professionally removed by a hygienist. 3. Remove those … Continue reading


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Are you grinding your teeth away? Tops signs to look for if you’re grinding your teeth

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Teeth grinding is a common condition in which the act of grinding your teeth causes wear and associated oral problems. Most people tend not to notice that they are damaging their teeth as it often happens at night whilst you are sleeping. Sometimes it can be so loud that it wakes your partner up! Here are some signs to show if you are grinding your teeth at night. 1. Your teeth look worn, damaged, or chipped Grinding your teeth will slowly wear them away and this is not often immediately noticeable as it’s a slow process, so you won’t wake … Continue reading


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Sports Drinks can have a bad effect on teeth in Sutton

Are your fitness/health goals causing damage to your teeth? 5 ways athletes are ruining their teeth.

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1. Grinding when lifting weights I see a lot of people at the gym clenching and grinding their teeth when they are training and they aren’t aware of the damage they are doing to their teeth. Your teeth are only supposed to make fairly light contact when you are eating, which adds up to less than 30 minutes a day. When you are clenching and grinding, this goes up massively AND the force involved goes up as well. If you put this level of force onto your teeth on a weekly basis, you’re going to be inflicting major damage to … Continue reading


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Sutton dentist explains the Top 4 Symptoms of Gum disease (periodontal disease)

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Gum disease (periodontal disease) is one of the most common infections or diseases in Sutton and around the world. It affects millions of people in the UK. As it often doesn’t cause pain, many people are walking around with the disease for decades without knowing they have it. Gum disease ultimately causes tooth loss, but it has been scientifically proven to interact with many medical conditions: It can make diabetes worse Improving plaque control was shown to improve blood sugar levels It can cause heart problems It has been linked to low birth weight babies Signs and symptoms that suggest … Continue reading


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