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Ethicare Dental’s Fun Facts!

19th April 2018

Everyone’s set of teeth are unique to them, just as fingerprints are. Even identical twins can be told apart from their teeth. 74% of all British Adults have had a tooth removed. That works out to be more than 6 million adults who have lost a tooth! This can be changed with regular visits to…

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How does food and drink effect teeth?

12th April 2018

Did you know cheese can protect your teeth? It creates a protective layer around your teeth which neutralises the acid in plaque. Everyone knows wine can stain teeth, but did you know some of the other offenders include Curry Sause, Balsamic Dressing, and Ketchup? Once you have finished drinking wine, make sure you wait an…

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The Cheddar Man

5th April 2018

A cutting-edge scientific analysis shows that a Briton from 10,00 years ago had dark brown skin and blue eyes. Researchers from London’s Natural History museum extracted DNA from Cheddar Man, Britain’s oldest complete skeleton, which was discovered in 1903. University College London researchers then used the subsequent genome analysis for a facial reconstruction. It underlines…

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How To Avoid Acid Erosion

28th March 2018

This is what acid erosion can look like!   It can cause pain, look unsightly and if very severe can lead to tooth loss. Enamel will start to be affected at pH 5.5. Here are our tops tips on how to avoid acid erosion: Avoid acidic food and drink as much as possible Drinking through…

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How does smoking damage teeth?

22nd March 2018

There are so many damaging effects of smoking on the mouth. These include discoloration of the teeth, gum disease, oral cancer, failure of dental implants and tooth loss. When you come to Ethicare Dental for a check-up, we will look for all the problems caused by smoking. Early detection of oral cancer, tooth whitening, hygiene…

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Oral Hygiene Tips

15th March 2018

Avoid dental dental decay – come and visit Ethicare Dental! Prevention is definitely better than cure. Make sure your oral hygiene is up to scratch by brushing with an electric toothbrush and cleaning between your teeth daily. We all fall off the wagon when it comes to cleaning between our teeth. It is important to…

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The Oral Healthcare Benefits of Chewing Sugar Free Gum

12th March 2018

The Oral healthcare benefits of chewing sugar-free gum, such as Wrigley’s Extra, are well proven. Independent research has shown that chewing sugar-free gum after eating and drinking increase the production of saliva. This increased saliva flow helps the neutralisation of plaque acids, helps maintain tooth mineralisation and helps reduce oral dryness. So keep on chewing,…

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Ethicare Dental at Notting Hill and Ealing School Careers Convention

1st March 2018

Careers Convention In February every year Notting Hill and Ealing High School parents association organises the NHEHS Careers Convention. It’s an unrivalled source of inside knowledge, advice and contacts and is as far as we can see the biggest and best event of this kind run by any school. With between 60 and 70 careers…

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Is honey bad for your teeth?

21st February 2018

Remember that brown sugar, honey, molasses, and syrups also react with bacteria to produce acids, just as refined table sugar does. So, these foods are also potentially damaging to teeth. Visit your dentist regularly, especially if you have a sweet tooth! Contact us today to book your check-up.

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What happens to your teeth when you eat sweets?

16th February 2018

I saw so many kids after school today spending their pocket money on sweets. Although a sugary sweet certainly tastes great, we all know eating too much sugar can lead to tooth decay, but few are exactly aware of how this happens.   It’s not the sugar itself that does the damage, but rather the chain of…

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