Your oral health can affect your overall health, with research showing that gum disease is linked to lots of health problems in other parts of the body. Therefore, brushing your teeth can prevent gum disease and improve your overall health. Gum disease could increase your risk of stroke, diabetes and heart disease, as well as being linked with problems in pregnancy […]
At the heart of everything we provide here at The Exeter Dental Centre, is dental hygiene. Maintaining good oral hygiene is an important ways of preventing long term dental problems. By keeping your mouth healthy you can prevent tooth decay, gum disease, bad breath and reap all the benefits of better wellbeing. As part of our outstanding dental […]
You may well have read in the news recently about the emerging links between oral health and your general health and well being. There is more and more research being done about how brushing and flossing could not just save your teeth, but also potentially your life. We are proud to work here at the […]
Top tip #1: Don’t brush your teeth straight after eating! Tooth enamel is at its softest after eating and drinking, so wait 30 minutes before brushing.
If you have been looking at the same old toothbrush for months now and noticed the brush head is looking somewhat frayed and frazzled, it’s probably time to change it. Professional guidelines recommend you change your toothbrush or toothbrush head every three months to four months or sooner if the bristles are frayed. That’s […]
Easter is just around the corner and we thought it might be useful to remind people of the importance of good oral health during the season of chocolate! Here are our top tips for healthy teeth this Easter: • Save Easter treats for pudding rather than in between meals • Drink water after eating those […]
With the start of the New Year comes the resolutions and for many, this means a month off the alcohol. Whether you’re taking part in Dry January and doing it for charity, or if you’re just doing it for yourself, there are lots of health benefits to taking a break from the booze. Alcoholic drinks […]