Monthly Archives: April 2014


Pacifiers and Thumb Sucking

19th April 2014

baby gift baby dummyPacifiers, soothers or dummies are often used with babies or young children as soothing devices to calm them and help them get to sleep. From personal experience as a dad myself, one of my children as a baby was particularly attached to his dummy at night time, so I know the benefits it can give both baby and parent.

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Smoking and Oral Health

5th April 2014BENSON

How can smoking affect my oral health?
Most people now know that smoking is bad for their health. It can cause many different health problems and, in some cases, fatal diseases. However, many people don’t realise the damage that smoking can do to their mouth, gums and teeth; smoking can lead to tooth staining, gum disease, tooth loss and – more seriously – mouth cancer.

Why are my teeth stained?
One of the effects of smoking is staining on the teeth due to the nicotine and tar in tobacco. It can make the teeth yellow in a very short time, and heavy smokers often complain that their teeth are almost brown after years of smoking.

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