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Is over the counter whitening worth it?

If you have been on social media lately then you have probably been bombarded with over-the-counter, retail whitening systems. So what is actually in them, why are they so cheap and most importantly, do they really work!?⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The most common ingredients found in your retail whitening systems are Sodium Bicarbonate, sodium chlorite, citric acid & […]

Benefits of chewing gum – How much of the health benefits are true?

Chewing gum

Are there any real benefits to chewing gum? Flashy colours and fancy packaging may look attractive and appealing, but is that all there is? It’s tempting to buy into the health claims that the gum companies put forth, especially since gum is so readily available and a checkout staple. So let’s look into it further […]

How long should you brush your teeth for? – Some tips and tricks to help you hit 2 minutes

Close up hours and minutes

A 2012 systematic review of 59 papers published in International Journal of Dental Hygiene found that, on average, people who brushed for one minute removed about 27 percent of plaque. When people brushed for two minutes, they removed around 41 percent of the plaque on their teeth Self (2018) Time is relative. The first 2 minutes […]

Invisalign v Braces – What’s the difference?

Invisalign v Braces

What’s the difference? Many people ask us what the differences are between braces and Invisalign as they aim to achieve the same goal of straighter teeth and a more even smile. Although similarities are definitely shared, we thought we’d take you through some of the main differences between the two. Braces fix more complex problemsTraditional […]

10 fresh reasons to visit the dentist

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Instead of boring you to tears with reasons for health and well being (which are totally valid and which we still back up and agree with 100%) consider these unexpected reasons next time you’re weighing up the visit : 1. For you millennials, it’s one of the biggest signs of adulting 2. If you have private health […]

Should I stay or should I go I can’t decide between root canal therapy or extraction

I can't decide between root canal therapy or extraction

Ever had agonising pain in your tooth? Maybe as you tried to cope with the pain, you wondered whether you should just get the tooth extracted? After all, if the tooth isn’t there, the pain should just disappear!But before you picture yourself walking around with one less tooth, you might like to know that modern […]

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