Number of children aged 5 to 9 admitted to hospital due to tooth decay rises

Children tooth decay

Figures released last week show that the number of children aged 5 to 9 admitted to hospital due to tooth decay, has risen to more than 26,000 between 2017 and 2018. According to ‘NHS Digital’ this has been the second consecutive year of admission for this age group. However, the number admitted for other age groups […]

Gum Disease and Smoking – what we know

Gum Disease and Smoking what we know 2

We already know smoking is a main cause of severe gum disease and can have long lasting effects. Gum disease or Periodontal disease is caused by bacteria (plaque) in your mouth – this substance builds up on your teeth and around your gums and irritates them overtime. This is why it is vital to take […]