Posts tagged “Tooth decay”

Considering Dentures & the Different Types of Denture

March 27th, 2014
Considering Dentures & the Different Types of Denture

There are a number of circumstances under which we can lose our natural teeth. These include a number different oral health problems including tooth decay, gum disease or even injury. Whatever the reason, if you have experienced the loss of teeth, your dentist will have talked to you about the possibility of having dentures fitted. […]

Pro Fluoride Lobby Hits Back

June 20th, 2013
Pro Fluoride Lobby Hits Back

The pro and anti-fluoride factions have for a number of years now been at loggerheads of both the beneficial effects as well as the risks of fluoridation. In particular, the acrimony has revolved around adding fluoride to water supplies. The on-going debate in Southampton is testament to that in the UK. However scientists in Australia […]

It’s Now Fun To Have Your Teeth Pulled

July 1st, 2011
It’s Now Fun To Have Your Teeth Pulled

Well, that’s according to a paediatric dentist in the United States. Jonathan Shenkin told reporters that he has created a friendlier atmosphere in his dental practice which he believes puts children at their ease. He told local reporters: “We create an environment that is friendly and hospitable to kids and not as clinical.” According to […]

Dental decay worryingly common amongst Scotland’s poorest children

December 22nd, 2010
Dental decay worryingly common amongst Scotland’s poorest children

New government figures have revealed that children living in poor areas of Scotland are twice as likely to suffer from tooth decay as children living in more affluent areas. The figures show an improvement in national standards of oral health, with 64 percent of P-1 age schoolchildren showing no signs of decay, the highest figure […]

Halloween Not All Bad For Teeth

October 22nd, 2010
Halloween Not All Bad For Teeth

Providing parents follow a few simple rules, it’s been said that they need not worry too much about their children eating sweets given out as ‘treats’ during Halloween. That’s according to Dr. John Moore who is based in San Antonio, Texas. He suggests the following tips could prevent what he described as a mouth of […]

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