Xylitol preventing tooth decay?

Gum disease and tooth decay are two of the most common conditions encountered by dentists and both of these are easily preventable by maintaining a high standard of oral hygiene throughout your lifetime. Patients should brush their teeth twice a day for at least 2 minutes each time and be encouraged to use dental floss … Continue reading “Xylitol preventing tooth decay?”

Fluoride in drinking water helps reduce tooth decay in adults

Research in Australia has found new evidence that fluoride in drinking water IS effective in preventing dental decay, and more particularly for those adults who have been exposed to fluoride for most of their life. This is in addition to the already established evidence that fluoride in drinking water already has dental benefits for children … Continue reading “Fluoride in drinking water helps reduce tooth decay in adults”

Can Blackberries Prevent Tooth Loss?

Blackberries could play a role in the prevention and treatment of gum disease according to new research published in ‘The Journal of Peridontal Research’. It shows that the antibacterial properties of blackberry extract could help to prevent or aid in the treatment of gum disease, which, if left untreated, may result in tooth loss. Natural extract … Continue reading “Can Blackberries Prevent Tooth Loss?”

Ad reveals 17 sugar cubes in cola

A hard-hitting ad campaign will expose ‘hidden nasties’ in everyday foods as a survey revealed 50% of people were unaware there are 11 lumps of sugar in a can of cola The ground-breaking new campaign helping people to be ‘food smart’ is launched today by public health minister Anna Soubry. Graphic new advertising from Change4Life reveals … Continue reading “Ad reveals 17 sugar cubes in cola”

What are my options for replacing missing teeth?

Many people living in the Euston area of London come to our dental  practice in UCL wanting to replace their missing teeth, it’s a conversation we have often and so we thought it would be a good idea to write a blog post to help these people out. So, what are your options if you … Continue reading “What are my options for replacing missing teeth?”