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The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has recently published a report on the findings of an in-depth review on the state of oral health care in care homes across England. The review has found that steps are often not being taken to ensure that people get the oral care they need. Good oral health is vital to ensure that a person’s teeth and gums are healthy and to avoid extensive treatment in the future.
A new study, published in the Journal of Clinical Periodontology, has shown that pregnant women with gum disease are more likely to experience premature labour.
A blog by Steve Wake considering the health benefits of vaping over smoking cigarettes.
I recently read with interest an article in the Independent that of a poll of 1,000 16 – 34 year olds, found 40 per cent have secretly judged a friend’s poor oral hygiene. A quarter of the respondents said they would avoid friends with dental hygiene issues by coming up with excuses to avoid social gatherings with them.
A new study has revealed that just one alcoholic drink a day changes the balance of bacteria in the mouth, which can lead to a range of diseases. This blog considers this study and how best to protect yourself from damage to your oral health.
A blog explaining the three key messages of National Smile Month 2018 and the benefits of maintaining healthy teeth and gums
As oral piercings remain popular, and tongue piercings especially, Sam Swaby takes a look at the impact they can have on oral health.