Plaque

Your teeth are covered with a sticky film called plaque that can contribute to tooth decay and gum disease. Plaque contains bacteria, which following a meal or snack containing sugar can release acids that attack tooth enamel. Repeated attacks can cause the enamel to...
National Smile Month: my lockdown project

National Smile Month: my lockdown project

My National Smile Month Lockdown Project by Karenn Helmrichne Davila, BSc (Hons) Dental Therapist & Hygienist, Dental nurse and NHS clinical caseworker So here I am with plenty of time in my hands to focus on the project I meant to do years ago, but I never found...
12 Tips for a Healthy Halloween

12 Tips for a Healthy Halloween

Halloween is around the corner, which for most children means bags of free candy and a chance to build a stockpile of sweets for the winter. No surprise, Halloween can also present parents with a variety of health and safety challenges. “It’s OK to eat that candy on...