More than 6,700 people in the UK were diagnosed with mouth cancer last year. The disease has increased by a third in the last decade, and remains one of the few cancers predicted to rise in the future. Mouth cancer claims over 2,000 lives every year – more than cervical and testicular cancer combined.
There are factors that increase the chance of developing the disease, but mouth cancer can affect anybody – that’s why raising awareness of this silent killer is so important.
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When should I start brushing my child's teeth?
Your baby will start getting their first teeth at around 6 months old. Even if they only have 1 tooth to begin with, start brushing straight away. Regular cleaning will help stop decay. And it will be the beginning of a healthy routine that will stick with them for life. Brush their teeth twice a day; once in the morning and again at bedtime:
Use a soft toothbrush with a small head
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http://www.dentistmold.com/news/free-nhs-dental-care-for-children/Here at Grosvenor Dental Practice, we are proud to offer free NHS dental care for Children and provide a fun, safe environment for them to learn about dental care and the steps children can take to prevent tooth decay such as how to brush their teeth correctly!
We see children up the age of 21 if they are in full time education, also we have a dental therapist, this means that appointments could be quicker for you to obtain at a convenient time for you and your child.
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http://www.dentistmold.com/news/dental-advice-for-coffee-drinkers/Every morning across the globe, millions of people either switch the kettle on and add two spoonfuls of coffee to their favourite mug or flock to their nearest coffee house and order a caramel latte or a frothy cappuccino. Coffee has become a staple of many people's lives, transforming from a need to a necessity and creating an entire mini economy in of itself.
But what many of these coffee bean lovers forget is the impact coffee can have on your dental health. Its high acidity can attack the... Read more
http://www.dentistmold.com/news/43/Maintaining a healthy lifestyle and diet during pregnancy is an important contributor to the health of your baby. Your oral health and dental care are major factors in your overall health and it is therefore important you ensure they are both of the highest standard.
It is highly advisable for pregnant women to visit their dentist during the period in which they are carrying their child. This is because pregnant women are susceptible to bleeding gums and build-up of plaque during this time.
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