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Opal Dental Blog

At Opal Dental, we want to help you protect your oral health. That’s why our talented team of dentists has created their very own blog. In addition to the latest news about our practice, you’ll benefit from free advice on taking care of your oral health. From everyday guides through to specialist areas such as wisdom teeth, we cover it all. And for those of you who are seeking cosmetic work, we feature the latest news on services such as anti-wrinkle injections and dermal fillers.

How to care for your oral health and the environment too

Looking after your teeth and gums is something you practise every day… so why not do it with the environment in mind too? Oral health care for the environment is a growing movement that aims to promote responsible choices when it comes to choosing your toothbrush and making other decisions related to oral care. Let’s take […]

Top 5 foods and drinks for oral health

Did you know that food, drink and oral health are closely linked? In fact, your diet and nutrition can have a big impact on the state of your teeth, mouth and gums. That’s why we’ve highlighted the best food and drink for healthy teeth and gums in our latest article. We’ll take you through five […]

Looking after your teeth and gums when you are older

As you get older, you may experience age-related issues to do with your dental health. We’re going to take a look at some of these topics in our latest post, as well as older people’s dental care. Dental problems in the elderly With the right dental care routine and help from your dentist, you can […]

Pregnancy and your dental health

Taking care of your dental health is more important than ever when you are pregnant. Here we’re going to explain the importance of paying attention to your teeth, mouth and gums during pregnancy and why it’s essential that you see your dentist during this time. Changes to your dental health during pregnancy Your body undergoes […]

How do I care for my dentures?

If you wear full or partial dentures, it’s important to know how to care for them and keep them clean. In this post, we’ll guide you through how to care for dentures to ensure they’re hygienic and look their best. Why is it important to look after my dentures? You should treat your dentures just like […]

What is dry mouth, and how can it affect my dental health?

We’ve all experienced the feeling of a dry mouth occasionally and know how uncomfortable it is. But if you suffer from a persistent dry mouth, you are at risk of a number of complications, including dental issues. In this post, we explore dry mouth syndrome and how it can affect your dental health. What is […]

The 5 most common dental emergencies and what you should do

If you’re experiencing a dental emergency, you are not alone. Chances are it’s a common problem that your dentist can help you with. It’s also good to know what to do before you get to your dental surgery. We take a look at the five most common dental problems and how to deal with them […]

Top tips for flossing

If you’re struggling with your dental hygiene routine, read our top flossing tips. We’ll take you through how to floss successfully and also cover some of the hurdles you may encounter — such as bleeding gums after you floss — and what you should do if this happens. Why it’s good to floss Flossing should […]

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