Don't let your child be at risk of tooth decay

Almost four million under 14's in the UK are at risk of developing serious oral health problems due to inadequate tooth brushing supervision, according to a leading oral health charity.  Our Private Dentist in Liverpool will be happy to discuss to any concerns you have about your child's oral health.  Please contact us to make an appointment.

Results of a new poll carried out by the British Dental Health Foundation found more than one in three (37 per cent) parents said they stopped supervising their children's tooth brushing before the age of seven.

Guidelines from the NHS advise parents to supervise their children while brushing their teeth up until at least the age of seven, this ensures they are doing it effectively and for the correct amount of time.

Why late nights can lead to tooth decay

New research suggests that adolescents who prefer to stay up late at night are at a significantly higher risk of tooth decay.  If you have any concerns regarding your oral health, our professional team of Liverpool Dentist can help you with advice and guidance.  Please contact us to discuss your concerns.

We also provide a wide range of cosmetic dental procedures.

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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