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Asthma and your mouth – what you need to know

Perhaps you or your child are asthma sufferers. Asthma can be a debilitating condition which can impact on your quality of life. But do you know how asthma can affect your mouth? This week’s blog discusses what asthma is, how asthma and the mouth are linked and asthma symptoms in the mouth. Read on to […]

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Why do we get earaches, headaches and toothaches on a plane?

When was your last plane ride? You may have needed to travel for business, a family holiday or for leisure. In this day and age, everything is faster and the last thing you need are toothaches. Flying to destinations is therefore becoming more and more favoured over other modes of transport. Whether for work or […]

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The 5 most common myths about dentistry

There are far too many dental myths out there! Over the last few weeks, my patients have been sharing with me their new years goals. Many of which involve improving their oral health. I am busting the 5 most common myths in this blog so you can enter the new year with better dental knowledge. Read […]

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Falling asleep on the bottle

Q&A today is on Bottle Decay – an ENTIRELY preventable condition. New mums especially, this is one topic you need to know about. It affects about 15% of 2-3yo kids, however I have come across it in higher numbers. What is it?  While putting a child to bed with a bottle is okay for newborns, […]

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Kids’ Habits: mouth breathing

Welcome to a huge topic. For ease, I have listed the headings, feel free to skip ahead: Dylan’s Story (an example of a child suffering from mouth breathing) Getting to the root of the problem (I also discuss symptoms of mouth breathing here) Prevention Summary and Further Info   This week’s Kids’ Habits Blog scratches […]

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Why not all dentists are created equal.

When you find something you love and you have a strong reason for doing it, you find you are filled with energy and vigour that you never knew you had. Looking after my patients’ oral health gets me out of bed in the morning. More than that, it gets me working in areas such as […]

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Kids’ Habits: what every parent needs to know

Over the next few blogs, I will be covering habits such as thumbsucking, pen chewing/nail biting, mouth breathing and dietary habits that can cause problems in the mouth. As a parent, you want to prevent your kids from developing dental problems. A good place to start is to make sure kids don’t pick up the […]

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