Scientists at Kings College London have conducted research into a chemical that could encourage cells to heal. The drug, called Tideglusib, heightens the activity of stem cells in the dental pulp. You can read the full article on the BBC website here.
How to make baby’s first dental visit less scary
Before taking your child to the dentist for the first time, there are some steps you can take to make the experience less frightening. Read more in this great article by Claire O’Mahony in the Irish Independent. Read the full article here.
Dental decay in children on the increase
We recently read an article by Fiona Redden in The Irish Times, which discusses the increase in dental decay and thought it was worth sharing. The article mentions how a poor diet, an increase in sugary drinks (including dairy drinks) and poor brushing techniques are accelerating dental decay in children. Read the full article here.
Save your tooth
We all know that falling down is a part of playtime for children – whether it’s in the school yard, the playground or at home. In the unfortunate event where a tooth gets knocked out, it’s good to know what to do next. We found this great guide to help you preserve the tooth in…
Caring for your childs teeth
Help your child maintain good oral health with this handy tip sheet – why not print it out and stick it to the fridge as a colourful reminder? Download PDF