Archive for April, 2012

Should dentists ask you how much you drink?

Thursday, April 26th, 2012 by admin
Pint of lager

Photo by Katie Lips

“How much alcohol do you drink per week?”

The question, posed by my dentist as he had his back to me, surprised me so much that I presumed it was directed at his dental assistant and just remained silent.

He asked again and I realised he was talking to me – the first time I had ever been quizzed about my alcohol consumption at the dentist. Read the rest of this entry »

TV review of our kids’ rotten teeth

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012 by admin

Toothbrushes

Did you see the documentary Our Kids’ Rotten Teeth on ITV recently?

If you don’t want to watch a programme which featured some quite disturbing footage of children’s teeth being extracted but do want to know more about the growing problem of tooth decay among kids then read on… Read the rest of this entry »