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Get Help for Toothache!

1st June 2018

Toothache has many different causes, effects people in different ways and there is a wide spectrum in severity of tooth pain. Toothache can be caused by receding gums, dental decay, cracked teeth, an abscess caused by infection associated with the tooth or gums, inflammation of the gum around the wisdom tooth, food trapping and countless…

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Ethicare Dental Visit to the Nursery

16th May 2018

Dr. Klaudia Tombolis had an amazing time the other day at one of the nurseries we visited down the road. We were able to meet the young children and speak to them more about how important it is to brush your teeth every day. Many children participated and told us how many times a day…

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Sugar and Tooth Decay

10th May 2018

Sugar is a major contributor to tooth decay. As well as being wary of candy and other overtly-sweet foods, check the sugar content of everything from ketchup to yogurt. Don’t forget your allowance is 90g a day, and that includes hidden sugar in foods like fruit and vegetables. 

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White Teeth and Healthy Gums

3rd May 2018

Teeth look yellow when the white enamel is worn down, causing it to become translucent. The weaker the enamel, the more the yellow of the Denton’s beneath colours the tooth. Another way your teeth lose their whiteness is through regular contact with substances that cause surface stains, such as coffee and tobacco. Whitening pastes have a…

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Types Of Teeth

26th April 2018

There are four different types of teeth: Incisors: These are your four front teeth on the top and bottom jaw. They’re used for cutting and chopping food. Canine Teeth: These are sharp, pointy teeth. You have one on each side of your incisors on your top and bottom jaw, making a total of four. They to test…

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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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