Having good oral hygiene is essential if you want strong and healthy teeth and gums. Here at Down House dental practice in Brighton, we have lots of suggestions for your oral hygiene, to help keep your oral health in check.
Smoking is bad for your physical health. This is something we’ve all known for years, and yet it’s estimated that there are still 6.1 million regular adult smokers in England. The number of people who regularly smoke is in a gradual decline, which is a very good thing, but lots of people still don’t realise… Read More
Nearly every adult in the UK has at some point or is currently experiencing gum disease. It’s an incredibly common and frustratingly preventable dental malady that can be kept at bay with the correct dental hygiene habits at home and visiting your dental hygienist. Learn the signs of gum disease, how to combat it at… Read More
The saying “you are what you eat” is even more irritating when you realise how true it is. In terms of the health of your teeth, the health of your food choices is extremely apparent. Your dentist can very clearly see what you’ve been eating by the amount of plaque coating your teeth. After we… Read More
According to research, 7 out of 10 people do not visit their dental hygienist regularly. This can be due to a number of factors. Modern life getting busier, fear, procrastination or maybe you’re unsure of why visiting your hygienist would have any benefit. Why go to them, when you’ve seen your dentist?
You’ve probably heard of a hygienist, but perhaps you’re not sure how the services a hygienist offers is different to that of a dentist? Perhaps you are aware that you should have regular appointments with the hygienist in Worthing, but would prefer to see a dentist instead, mainly because you understand the role of the… Read More
A dental hygienist’s primary function is to ensure your teeth and gums remain clean and healthy. They will check that any minor dental or hygiene problems you are experiencing are resolved before they develop into a more serious situation. The two most common oral issues your Worthing dental hygienist can keep at bay are gum… Read More