CHEESE has been named the nation’s favourite sandwich filling, a study has found. A recent survey of 2,000 Brits revealed more than half of adults consider a plain cheese sandwich – with no condiments or salad items –  to be the best. Coming in a close second was ham and cheese followed by ham salad,…

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child, dentist, parents, oral health

Millions of British parents could be putting their children’s health at risk. By not knowing the facts about kids’ dental care, you could be putting your child’s oral health at risk. A whopping one quarter of adults don’t think it matters if their kids develop cavities in their baby teeth, because they’ll ‘fall out anyway’,…

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dentist and patient in conversation

One quarter of Brits are scared of the dentist. But why do so many of dread our twenty minute check-ups? Why are so many of us scared of the dentist? What doesn’t help is that us Brits tend to over-exaggerate sometimes! While your filling or root canal probably wasn’t a heap of fun, was it…

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dental filling, fillings, dental care, oral health

For years, Tooth Decay in children has been on an incline. Tooth decay in children has been a hot topic over here on the Defacto Dentists blog for many months. For a long time, tooth decay has been the number one reason for planned hospital admissions among children. And the worst part? Tooth decay is…

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The foods and drinks we consume can really affect our oral health. Recently, a group of dentists ranked the top ten best to worst drinks for your teeth. We thought we’d be able to guess them all, but a few of them surprised us! How many of these do you regularly have?   Let’s start…

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dentaltownuk quiz March

Did you take part in this month’s DentaltownUK Quiz? Well it’s time to check how many you got correct! The answers are below: 1. George W. Bush was the 43rd President of America, but what does the “W” stand for? Walker 2. The 63rd Eurovision Song Contest will take place in Portugal this month. Who…

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emergency-dental-appointment

There has been an increasing number of people calling 999 in a dental emergency. Ever found yourself in a dental emergency? What did you do? More and more people have been lifting the phone and dialling 999 for ambulances and paramedics in a dental emergency. But, this is something we should NEVER do! What should you…

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prosecco, alcohol, damage, drinking, decay

It’s entering the warmer (kind of!) months here in the UK! That can only mean one thing. Spontaneous barbecues, garden parties and trips to the beer garden. We’re really looking forward to it, even if it is only going to last a maximum of three days! Shifting levels of good and bad bacteria in your…

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