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Bad habits that can lead to damaged teeth

Bad habits that can lead to damaged teeth

For the protection of your teeth, there are many bad habits you should consider giving up. This doesn’t just include skipping brushing or avoiding flossing your teeth, in fact there are a number of habits which you may not realise have a negative impact on your teeth. Biting your nails and brushing your teeth too hard are also bad for your teeth. Portobello Dental have helped to highlight some of these bad habits so you can begin to cut these out and continue to care for your teeth. Maintaining a healthy, white smile and avoiding damaged teeth.   VIEW the POST

Tips & treatments for Periodontal Disease

Tips & treatments for Periodontal Disease

Plaque is a sticky film of bacteria that forms around your teeth and your gums. Build-up over time causes your gums to swell, become irritated, and bleed. Gingivitis is the beginning stage of gum disease. As your gums weaken, pockets form between your gums and teeth. Periodontal therapy becomes necessary before tooth and bone loss results. Prevention begins with good daily oral techniques.  VIEW the POST

Jaw-dropping changes how aligners work

If you were lucky enough to get through your teenage years without a set of hefty, uncomfortable braces, chances are that your adult teeth might be in need of a little help to achieve their optimal position and best aesthetic outcome. I was one of those children who had braces for most of my adolescent life. If you’re in this boat (or if you’re trying to straighten your teeth after they’ve relapsed), you’ve probably discovered the technological sorcery referred to as ‘aligners’.

Making sure we have good teeth cleaning habits with DenTek

Making sure we have good teeth cleaning habits with DenTek

3 years ago I was told I needed to change my habits as I had gum disease, it scared me a lot. My recent trip to the local dentist was better, but still scary. I have a new routine for cleaning my teeth and so do the children and we were really lucky to receive some fabulous DenTek products to help us with our teeth cleaning mission. VIEW the POST

Teaching your child to care about keeping clean

Teaching your child to care about keeping clean

Babies solely depend on their caregiver for nutrition and hygiene. You have to feed and wash them while they are young but as they grow older, you must teach them how to take care of themselves and create a good "clean" routine.  This can start with a simple habit like to making a mess during their feeding times and gradually letting go of control as you may deem appropriate as time goes. Teaching your child self-care at the appropriate age is important since you don’t want them lagging behind their peers as it may hamper their growth and behaviors as an adult.VIEW the POST

Everything you need to know about looking after your child’s oral health

Parents are responsible for looking after their child’s health and teaching them healthy habits for their future life. As a parent, you want your child to be as healthy and happy as possible at all times. From a young age, getting your child into excellent habits for dental and oral health care will ensure that they have healthy teeth and provide them with the knowledge and skills they need to continue this throughout their adult life. Here’s what you can do to make sure that your child’s dental health is well cared for.