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Dental problem, Effects Of Poor Dental Hygiene

Ways to Avoid Plaque Formation

Categories: Gum Health

Poor dental hygiene leads to the formation of plaque. Plaque is essentially a thin slimy layer of bacteria that sticks on your teeth and it causes decay and gum disease. It is generally invisible to see but you can sometimes feel it on your teeth, sometimes as a fuzzy feeling. Here are some easy ways you can avoid plaque build up in your mouth and therefore, a host of nasty health issues. Practice good oral hygienee To avoid plaque formation you need to clean your teeth thoroughly twice a day. If you miss certain areas or skim through them quickly, … Continue reading


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6 Things Your Dental Hygienist Wants You to Do Differently

Categories: Gum Health

Your dentist and dental hygienist want you to enjoy optimal oral health, so here are six things they recommend you could probably improve on: Drink more water In addition to the health benefits of drinking more water, it is also great for your teeth in an indirect way. Water is pH neutral and therefore, it does not erode your teeth and it is obviously sugar free, so it does not cause decay. ┬áDrinking water after you have had something sugary to eat or drink, will help wash away sugars from your mouth, reducing the damaging effects. Get flossing Flossing is … Continue reading


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How to treat Gingivitis

Categories: Gum Health

Gingivitis is one of the most common human diseases known and according to studies it affects between 50-90% of the population in the UK/USA. We are sure you agree, that is a significant figure and chances are, you are more than likely to suffer from Gingivitis either now or at some stage in your life. Before we look at how to treat the condition, let us just recap what Gingivitis is and how it is caused: What is Gingivitis? Gingivitis literally means inflammation of the gums and its initiating factor is bacteria that live on surfaces of your teeth which … Continue reading


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How to Know If You Have Gum Disease and What to Do About It in Sutton area

How to treat gum disease | The modern method

Categories: Gum Health

Gum disease is a very common issue that can have grave consequences for your oral and systemic health. That is why the team at Sensational Smiles in Sutton offers novel gum disease treatments to help restore your gums back to health. Below, we explain how to spot gum disease and how to treat it. What causes gum disease? After eating, if the food you have consumed is not cleaned thoroughly from your mouth, residues and sugars are left on your teeth. Bacteria feed of these residues and form colonies on your teeth and gums. This is called plaque and is … Continue reading


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