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Everything you need to know about wisdom teeth

Let’s answer your first question straight away. Why are they called that? They’re called wisdom teeth because they arrive a lot later then our other teeth. For some, their wisdom teeth moving up and down slightly is a common occurrence and they go through very little if any pain. For others, erupting wisdom teeth erupt just once and can be very painful indeed. At Inchicore Dental surgery, we’ve put together some notes on wisdom teeth – have a read below and if you’ve any questions, simply ask us at your next appointment. Read more

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Gum-shields are a solid investment

In Ireland, rugby has never been more popular and hundreds of kids are now playing a sport where a gumshield is vital. The GAA has also made moves to make gumshields more popular and it’s expected there’ll be a gumshield requirement for all adult GAA competitions very soon. Even other sports like soccer have also seen greater numbers wearing mouth guard protection as it’s simply not worth the risk. Once seen as the preserve of boxers and martial artists, gumshields are growing in popularity as the technology to produce them continues to improve. Read more

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Cracked tooth? What to do and how we can help you

As soon as you felt that gentle crack, you knew there was something wrong. When your tongue touched off the sharp edge, you knew you had cracked one of your teeth. It may not be too painful right now but it may crack further and the nerve may be exposed. You need to get to a dentist and get it fixed. But what can you do in the meantime and what will the dentist do for you? At Inchicore Dental surgery, we’ve put together a few points to give you an idea of what lies ahead. Read more

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How to avoid bad breath

If you suffer from bad breath, you know it’s about more than your oral hygiene. It can affect your confidence and perhaps even dissuade you from social interactions and socialising in general. At Inchicore Dental surgery, we’ve had a think about bad breath and how you can deal with it, reduce it and make sure that it’s something that does not become a big issue in your life. Read more

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How to choose your family dentist

Going to the dentist for some can be stressful enough but even if that’s never been a problem for you, it’s important to find the right dentist for your family. From their personality to their surgery and their experience, there are a few points to keep in mind when choosing the best dentist for your family. Read more

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The 5 worst things you can do to your teeth

You’ve heard it all when it comes to tooth decay. And you may be tired of everyone telling you what to do and what not to do when it comes to caring for your teeth. At our busy surgery, we come across all sorts of dental issues and although we know the majority of people treat their teeth well, keep in mind that there are five major aspects of dental care that simply must be adhered to. Read more

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The right way and the wrong way to brush your teeth

Like everything else in life, there is a right way and a wrong way to brush your teeth. And in today’s blog at Inchicore Dental, we’ll look at the most common mistakes people make when brushing their teeth and what the right things to do are. Read more

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Interdental brushes – what you need to know

For years, when it came to cleaning between your teeth, we used dental floss. This can still be very effective but the relatively recent arrival of the interdental brush has been a very important development when it comes to managing your own oral hygiene. Regular tooth brushing can only do so much so at Inchicore Dental Surgery, we recommend to our patients that interdental brushing is easy to do and will make your feel better too. Read more

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Why oral hygiene is so important

Good oral hygiene is about more than having a nice smile. We have always known that tooth decay and bacteria build-up have serious repercussions for your oral health but recent research has shown that poor oral health has negative impacts on other parts of your body. Not to mind the influence it has on your overall comfort, disposition and self confidence. Read more

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