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.
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.
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.
We found this fun video that helps to teach children the correct way to brush their teeth. So whether they’re just starting to brush on their own, or have been brushing for a while, why not play this video for them – adults can join in too! If you cannot see the video above, please…
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