Category: Advice

Men – The Need For Better Oral Care

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Why the ‘superman syndrome’ is bad for your teeth and gums Although it may be true that men, in general, are now more open about talking about their feelings and generally not being as machismo about their lifestyle, there is

Stopping Oral Cancer In Its Tracks

Ipswich dentist Dr Nandini

What you can do, as a patient, to help prevent this potentially deadly disease. Oral cancer may not be as well known as some other types of cancer, but it can still have devastating effects for anyone suffering from it.

Oral Health Care – Rethinking The Approach As We Grow Older

Dr Chirag Kothari

Our later years can present new opportunities, and having a healthy mouth is key advises Dr Kothari Whether we like it or not, the vast majority of us will grow old. When we are younger, we may not look forward

Dry Socket Following Tooth Extraction

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Monitoring your mouth after having a tooth removed. Having a tooth extracted is a relatively common procedure. Although, with good home care, and regular visits to the dentist, we hope to minimise the need for this, there are occasions when

What Actually Happens To Your Body Once You Have Stopped Smoking?

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A timeline of how your body reacts to the lack of nicotine and tar entering its system. At the Foxhall Dental Practice in Ipswich, we have long encouraged our patients to stop smoking. Aside from a reduced amount of coughing

Your Christmas And New Year Dental Guide

Don’t let your teeth and gums suffer during the holiday season. Like our own team, we are sure that most of our Ipswich dental patients are looking forward to the forthcoming festivities. It is a time to relax and enjoy

Make Your Winter Diet A Tooth Friendly One!

Hygienist Louise Bambrick

It isn’t just ice cream and sugary drinks that can cause erosion and decay of teeth says Louise Bambrick, our dental hygienist. Although the sun may still be shining and the occasional bit of warmth may still be left, there

The Energy Drinks ‘Ban’ – Our Thoughts

Dr Chirag Kothari

Dr Chirag Kothari offers a dentist’s viewpoint about this recently announced initiative. Some of our Ipswich patients will have picked up the papers today and read about the ban on sales of energy drinks to children. Whilst a few people

Key Things To Tell Your Dentist

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The next time you have a check-up…. Here at your Ipswich dental practice we have a thorough list of things we check when you come in for a checkup; like symptoms of mouth cancer, signs of tooth decay and any

How Damaging Is Alcohol For Teeth And Gums?

Many people drink alcohol to some extent, but is this really harmful to our oral health? You may have noticed in some of our Ipswich dental practice blogs, that alcohol is often mentioned alongside smoking when discussing certain problems, such