The menopause; such a dilemma for many. No longer are those monthly cycles happening and there is minimal chance of conceiving naturally. To some, this might be the tip of the horrendous iceberg as not everyone wants this mothering possibility to be a natural end for the person concerned. But what thought doesn’t appear in […]
Chewing gum is not new; people have been doing it for centuries for all sorts of reasons. American Indians for instance used to chew gum in order to quench their thirst by munching the resin formed on spruce trees. The modern chewing gum was first developed in the 19th century when entrepreneurs recognised the commercial […]
Despite huge investment in NHS dental health services, recent figures have suggested that a third of UK 12 year olds suffer from tooth decay. The research, which was carried out by a team at Liverpool John Moores University, found that 1 in 3 12 year old children in the UK have decay. Tooth decay is […]
So October is over, summer is long gone and perhaps some of us are worried about the damage Halloween has had on our kids’ (and perhaps our own!) teeth. Naturally, dental problems – what with sweets at Halloween and an array of sweet and sugary foods on Bonfire Night – have been seen to notably rise during autumn.
Orthodontics is a form of dentistry that often demands the use of braces. Braces have evolved from the hefty metal contraptions dubbed ‘train tracks’ – it’s possible to use invisible braces now in orthodontics. But aside from aesthetic concerns, orthodontics raises questions on oral hygiene.