Dental hygiene clinic Lancashire, UK? There is no doubt the Hollywood smile is appealing. But, it is more than just a way to make it in the movies. Having a good smile has been linked with improved confidence, which leads to more success in life. Despite what you may think, you can get a natural smile to rival Hollywoods, without the expense of porcelain veneers. Here’s how you can make your teeth naturally shiny and strong.
Avoid sugary foods. When bacteria in the mouth break down simple sugars, they produce acids that can erode tooth enamel, opening the door to decay. Sugary drinks, including soft drinks and fruit drinks, pose a special threat because people tend to sip them, raising acid levels over a long period of time. Sticky candies are another culprit, because they linger on teeth surfaces.
Our registered dental hygienist Diane Washington has over 25yrs experience and has been practicing locally for many years. She comes highly recommended by many and has a kind, caring and gentle approach while treating patients. Over half of all adults in the UK have some form of gum disease. Even if you brush your teeth twice a day, you could be at risk of periodontitis or ‘gum disease’. If left untreated, gum disease can lead to tooth loss, as well as contributing to other underlying health problems. Discover additional information on Dental Hygienist.
Tips for teeth whitening. Do you want to have healthy teeth and gums? Here are some tricks: Baking Soda & Lemon: Mix a tablespoon of toothpaste, a pinch of salt, a bit of baking soda, and 4-5 drops of lemon juice in a bowl. Brush your teeth with this mixture for 4-5 minutes. You’ll see the difference after just one use. Use this method every other week. A home tooth-whitening kit contains carbamide peroxide, a bleach that can remove both deep and surface stains and actually changes your natural tooth color. If you have coffee-stained teeth, a tooth-bleaching kit can help. With some kits, you apply a peroxide-based gel (with a small brush) to the surface of your teeth. In other kits, the gel is in a tray that molds to the teeth. The tray must be worn daily (for 30 to 45 minutes) for a week or more.
Watch Out for Sweet Medicine: Children’s medications can be flavored and sugary. If they stick on the teeth, the chance of cavities goes up. Children on medications for chronic conditions such as asthma and heart problems often have a higher decay rate. Once they begin to erupt, brush teeth twice a day with a fluoride toothpaste in an amount no more than a smear the size of a grain of rice – use a soft-bristle toothbrush. Take the bottle away after your child finishes drinking to prevent baby bottle tooth decay. Baby bottle tooth decay can happen when babies drink milk, formula, or juice from bottles over long periods of time or fall asleep with the bottle.
Decorated with a sense of calm, light and openness, our surgery boasts a 32 inch media screen located on the ceiling above the dental chair. You can lie back and be distracted watching a programme throughout your treatment, or you can simply listen to some music. All areas of our clinic are located on the ground floor, there is access for all people with disabilities, with the use of a ramp within the practice. The waiting room, the consulting rooms and the toilets all have wheelchair access. If you have difficulties opening the doors at the entrance to the surgery let us know when booking and the receptionist will then come to assist you. Read more details on https://www.mintdentalhygiene.co.uk/.