Why We Need the Mental Health Version of Brushing Teeth

In the early 1900s, less than 7% of adults brushed their teeth or even had toothpaste.  Fast forward a century, we are much better. We recommend brushing 2 minutes twice daily, a recent survey confirmed 77% now follow the guidelines. What we need is the mental health equivalent of brushing our teeth. We need clear consistent […]

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What Can Cause Teeth to Feel Itchy?

Your teeth itch.  Or at least you think that they do — and you’re starting to feel a little anxious about it. But are your teeth actually itchy? You could be perceiving another similar sensation like pain as itchiness, or it could be the tissues inside or adjacent to your teeth that are itching. Itchy teeth causes A there […]

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What Are the Advantages of Nose Breathing Vs. Mouth Breathing?

What Are the Advantages of Nose Breathing Vs. Mouth Breathing? You very likely breathe without thinking about it. Your body does it automatically, without much, if any conscious effort on your behalf. But it’s important to pay attention to how you breathe. In general, it’s healthier to breathe through your nose instead of your mouth. […]

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Veneers Are Becoming An Essential Accessory For Influencers

Our cultural fascination with perfect smiles has been growing steadily for years, and social media has only accelerated the interest.  For some, having a perfect white smile and shiny teeth seems like the equivalent of having the latest designer bags these days.. The first wave happened in the early 2000s, with adults in their forties […]

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What are open gingival embrasures or black triangles? 

As white movie star smiles become increasingly popular, more and more people seek to correct their dental imperfections. Black triangles between your teeth, called open gingival embrasures, are one of the conditions people often want to fix.  Repairing these openings isn’t just cosmetic, though. There are important health reasons to mind the gaps. What are open […]

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Sensitive Teeth

If you have feelings of sharp pain or achy discomfort when you try to do some of the simplest things, like sip on cold or hot drinks, floss, or even breathe in cold air you likely suffer from tooth sensitivity. The nagging symptoms of sensitive teeth can range from mildly unpleasant to straight-up debilitating, and […]

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Tips to Prevent Tooth and Mouth Injuries

Injuries to the teeth and mouth are common. The stats Most tooth loss in people under the age of 35 is caused by athletic trauma, fights or accidents. Up to 40% of dental injuries in older adolescents and adults occur while playing sports. Approximately 80% of dental injuries affect one or more of the front […]

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The weird side effect of COVID-19 that we are seeing all the time now

The first patient of the day walks in. They have chipped and worn teeth at the front. As Chris is chatting to them, he notices that not only do they have chipped teeth but also have an angular jaw. He then asks the patient, do you have a missing tooth at the back, jaw or […]

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Take an Invisalign journey

Have you considered getting your teeth straightened but are unsure about the day to day workings of it all? I’m Nicola, part of the Dental Logic team and involved with marketing and accounts. I kept writing and reading posts about Invisalign but kept putting it off. Eventually I decided to go for teeth straightening and […]

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Be safe, visit the dentist

General Dental Council (GDC) stated: “It is illegal for anyone who is not a registered dental professional to give treatment, advice or attendance.” While we are disappointed to see this headline, sadly we are not surprised. All too often we hear of people trying to find cheaper ways to whiten their teeth. Not only does […]

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