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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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5 TIPS FOR A HEALTHY HALLOWEEN

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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4 SUMMER ACTIVITIES TO HELP KIDS LEARN ABOUT ORAL HYGIENE

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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5 Best Oral Hygiene Apps

5th June 2017

  Apps are a great way of keeping track of everything, playing games, listening to music and even find out what’s happening in the world. There seems to be an app for almost everything these days and we love it! Here are 5 of the best oral hygiene apps to help you keep track of…

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Smile Through Wedding Season

3rd May 2017

One thing we love about this time of year is the warmer weather and what it brings us…weddings! We can’t get enough of the gorgeous dresses, stunning locations, wedding food etc…that’s just attending weddings. We know that this is merely half of the excitement all brides-to-be feel, mixed with the stress of getting everything in…

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5 Steps To Spring Clean Your Dental Hygiene

3rd April 2017

The daffodils are blooming, the temperature outdoors is slowly rising & the clocks are going forward this weekend, and whilst that means we lose one hour in bed, it also means that spring is officially here! When spring time hits, everyone appears to be happier, more cheerful as it’s the time of year to get…

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4 Healthy Kid-Friendly Breakfast Ideas

1st March 2017

Parents say it time and time again to their little ones: breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It gives them the energy and fuel they need to help them concentrate at school and do better in the long run. Recently, a new study by Public Health England warned parents that most children…

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