The unicorn is the national animal of Scotland. You can hear a whale’s heart beat from up to 2 miles away. Its heart is about the size of a grand piano. About 700 grapes go into a bottle of wine. 25 million slices of bread are thrown away every day in UK households. Did you ... Read More about Did You Know?
Well I never... Stressed spelt backwards is desserts! Do you find yourself reaching for the cupboard, fridge or take away when you are feeling stressed? Research reveals that more than a quarter (28%) of British adults turn to sugar when put under stress. I can put myself in that 28% bracket, ... Read More about Stress Awareness Month- Stress and Dental Health
…pour yourself a gin and tonic? For a ‘healthier’ option you may dine in a piece of lemon in your water. I’m quite partial to both of the above. Lemon in water may be a good way of getting some vitamin C but it can play havoc with your teeth. The problem is the acidity. Lemons are ... Read More about When life give you lemons
So I’m A Dental Therapist….. Does that mean I talk to teeth? So what is a Dental Therapist? I get asked this question a lot. Often people believe a Dental Therapist is a new role. People will say ‘I’ve never heard of a Dental Therapist’. This sometimes goes hand in hand with them looking at me ... Read More about What is a dental therapist?
In ancient history and in the absence of dental clinicians toothache was dealt with on a whole different level of bizarre. Up until the 18th century, in parts of the Middle East, India, Egypt and China it was believed that toothache was caused by ‘tooth worms’. The movement of the worms was what ... Read More about Vintage dentistry
Toothbrush, O toothbrush, werefore art thou toothbrush Is picking the right toothbrush really that complicated? Well you would think not until you take a trip to the toiletries aisle in your local supermarket and you are presented with more toothbrush choices than the whole of the wine ... Read More about Toothbrush, O Toothbrush