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8th May 2018

With this Digital Age, information is at our fingertips and this is a great thing sometimes, however it can also be a curse, as you’ll find a lot of false information and health tips online. It’s hard to know what is true and what is a myth and sometimes following the wrong dental guidance can…

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4 Ways to Kick Your Sugar Addiction

3rd April 2018

Sugar. Addictive stuff, isn’t it? We just can’t seem to get enough of it, even though we know that too much of the sweet stuff can harm our weight, liver, brain & teeth. And the reason for this is that when we eat sugar, our bodies release dopamine, which makes us happy and therefore we…

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7th February 2018

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, there’s only one thing that can ruin the most romantic night of the year…bad breath! Teeth and oral hygiene, believe it or not, is what most people notice about a potential match, so it’s best to be on your game and sort the breath out. Here are some…

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How To Deal With The Winter Mouth Woes

2nd January 2018

January is otherwise known as the most depressing month of the year, as Christmas is over yet the days are still short and dark, it’s freezing outside and generally everyone’s mood is pretty low. On top of your January Blues, many of us also suffer from winter mouth woes, because of the cold weather, and…

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3 Tooth-Friendly Festive Foods

4th December 2017

  Now we don’t mean to be a Grinch but Christmas time is a time of food (and mistletoe and wine!) and although we think that it’s important to relax, have a good time and reward yourself for your hard work this year, it’s also equally important not to forget about your health and oral…

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Flossing. Your questions, answered.

2nd November 2017

Flossing. A confusing topic with many questions for lots of people. Why do my gums bleed when I floss? What are the true benefits? Can I just skip it until the day before my dental appointment? To get these questions finally answered, we asked our hygienists here at Oakmead 5 commonly asked questions about flossing:…

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Quit The Habit With Stoptober

2nd October 2017

Did you know, if you stop smoking for 28 days, you’re five times more likely to quit for good?! If you’re thinking about giving up the cigs, join Stoptober this month. It’s an annual campaign that helps smokers quit for good. Signing up is completely free and you are given support tools from apps to…

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4th September 2017

  That time of year is approaching! The kids (and some adults!) are deciding what they want to be for Halloween, the pumpkins are becoming Jack O’ Lanterns and Hocus Pocus is on repeat on the TV! Halloween is a fun day to get dressed up into the same outfit you wear each year and…

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4 In-Flight Oral Hygiene Tips

7th August 2017

It’s August and it seems that everyone and their cat are jetting off to a lovely beach resort somewhere & making the rest of us stuck at our desks extremely envious of their yet another ‘hot dogs or legs’ picture by the pool! If you’re one of these lucky people planning a trip somewhere far-far…

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3rd July 2017

  The summer holidays are here and school is out! While the kids think that this means 6 whole weeks of no learning, playing outdoors and ice creams every day, we think the summer holidays are the perfect opportunity to teach kids about healthy living and how to look after their teeth. We have put…

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