Safe Tooth Whitening at our Cosmetic Dentist in Liverpool

Following an increasing trend for teeth whitening procedures in the UK leading oral health charity, the Oral Health Foundation, is highlighting the serious risks that consumers are taking by opting for illegal and unsafe whitening treatment. 

Research by the charity found that one in four people (28 per cent) would not go to the dentist for their tooth whitening treatment and rather purchase potentially unsafe home kits over the internet or visit illegal beauticians and kiosks instead.

Good diet means good oral health for your children

A new study has found that early exposure to two chemicals often found in food packaging and fungicides may cause irreversible damage to children’s teeth.

The researchers found exposure to the chemicals bisphenol A (BPA) and vinclozolin may interfere with hormones responsible for the growth of dental enamel.

Lead study author Dr Katia Jedeon, of the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research (INSERM), and colleagues presented their findings at the 2016 European Congress of Endocrinology in Munich, Germany.

Encouraging good oral health in our children

A third of parents believe it’s acceptable for children to have experienced tooth decay before they become a teenager.

These results come from a survey conducted by Denplan, which found that 30% of parents believe decay in children is acceptable while 26% said they have found it difficult to regulate children’s sugar consumption.

Of the parents surveyed, 29% believed painful oral health conditions, such as tooth decay, are down to your family history and just 18% said they take their child to see the dentist once a year as soon as their first tooth appears.

Good oral health at our Cosmetic Dentist Liverpool

The 40th Birthday of National Smile Month has been celebrated up and down the country is what has been a momentous and emotional occasion for its organiser's the Oral Health Foundation. 

Since its inception in 1977 the campaign has grown to become the UK's largest and longest running campaign to improve the nation's oral health, and continues to exceed all expectations in shaping the future of oral health around the world.

Will leaving the EU affect your Private Dental Care?

Next Thursday Britain goes to the polls to make one of the important political decisions in modern history. Whether or not to leave the European Union has dominated the news channels, papers and dinner table conversation for months with countless arguments, most sensible, some not so, being made on both sides of the campaign.

This is also true within the world of dentistry, a recent survey by the Dental Tribune1 found that more than 55 per cent of dentists intended voting for Britain to remain in the EU, while 44 per cent were in favour of a Brexit.

Our Private Dentist in Liverpool wants to beat mouth cancer

In 2011, there were 7,698 new cases in the UK, an increase of 50% since the turn of the century.  With more than 6,000 new cases in England alone, Scotland has the most cases per 100,000 people and almost double the number of men contracted the disease compared to women. It is one of the few cancer variations on the rise and claims more lives than cervical and testicular cancer combined, yet four out of five people still do not know any symptoms of the disease.

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