Oral Health Tips & News

 

Discover the latest from our blog for health tips, oral hygine and news from The Mead and the wider dental community

Should I Use an Electric or Manual Toothbrush?

More than half of British adults have at least one decayed or damaged tooth. If left unaddressed, dental cavities can lead to bad breath, tooth sensitivity and pain, unsightly spots, and gum disease. The best thing you can do is to prevent cavities in the first place....

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Is Fluoride Bad For You? Everything You Need to Know

Back in 2009, the NHS decided to add fluoride to the drinking water in Southampton since there was a high rate of childhood tooth decay. However, this decision faced a huge backlash from the city's residents. That, plus its high costs, caused the plan to be scrapped....

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A Parent’s Guide To Kids Teeth Cleaning

Teaching your children good dental habits early in life is an extremely important step toward their overall health and well-being. If you're a parent, there are several things you can do to teach your children about proper teeth brushing methods. Even if your little...

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How Does Sugar Cause Cavities & Affect Dental Health?

Most people are aware of the dangers that sugars pose to dental health. On a basic level, people understand that consuming too much sugar is bad for their teeth. The question is, why? Why is sugar such a harmful substance, and what role does it play in oral...

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How To Prevent Bad Breath

Halitosis Treatments Bad breath, also called halitosis, can be unpleasant, embarrassing and in some cases may even cause anxiety. You might not even notice it yourself. In this article, we will talk about some of the main symptoms and how to prevent bad breath....

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