Category Archives: The Dental Practice

8 foods that cause bad breath and 4 foods that can fight bad breath.

Bad breath, or halitosis, can be influenced by various factors, including the foods you eat. Certain foods are more likely to contribute to bad breath due to their strong odours or because they can lead to the production of sulphur compounds by bacteria in the mouth. Here are eight foods that can cause bad breath: […]

How can your dentist help with snoring?

How Dentists can play a role in addressing snoring issues, especially if the snoring is related to dental or oral factors. One common approach is through the use of oral appliances or dental devices. Here are ways in which your dentist may help with snoring: Oral Appliances (Mandibular Advancement Devices): These are custom-made devices that […]

Can seasonal allergies and hay fever effect your mouth?

Yes, seasonal allergies and hay fever can have effects on your mouth, leading to various symptoms and changes. Some common ways in which allergies can affect your oral health include: Dry Mouth: Allergic reactions, especially those involving antihistamines or decongestants, can cause dry mouth. Reduced saliva flow increases the risk of cavities, bad breath, and […]

What happens to your teeth when you fall ill?

When you fall ill, especially with conditions that affect your overall health, it can have implications for your oral health as well. Here are some general effects on your teeth when you’re unwell: Dehydration: Illness often involves symptoms like fever, sweating, and reduced fluid intake, which can lead to dehydration. Dry mouth contributes to a […]

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