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How to look after your smile on holiday

If you’re looking forward to going on holiday this summer, have you given any thought to how you’ll look after your oral health while you’re away? A dental problem could spoil your hard-earned break. But while such problems can happen any time, there are a few things you can do to keep your teeth and gums as healthy as possible when you’re away from home.

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How much sugar is in energy drinks?

Energy drinks are more popular in the UK than ever, particularly among young people. But many underestimate how much sugar they contain, says a survey by leading health charity, the Oral Health Foundation.

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Will you be eating less sugar this National Smile Month?

Having a healthy smile can benefit you socially as well as in your career and relationships.

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How to keep your smile healthy

This World Oral Health Day (March 20, 2018) campaigners are emphasising that oral health is about much more than having an attractive smile.

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Cut back on snacks to protect children’s teeth

Children who snack throughout the day are more likely to have the signs of tooth decay than those who just eat at meal times. And relying on brushing their teeth isn't enough to prevent the problem, say experts from the Universities of Edinburgh and Glasgow.

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Are you a brusher or a flosser?

Research published as part of National Smile Month (May 15 - June 15, 2017) suggests almost two thirds of British adults (62 percent) are regularly cleaning in between their teeth – three times the number reported 10 years ago. But how we’re cleaning between our teeth is changing too, the survey has found.

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World Oral Health Day

Every year World Oral Health Day is held on March 20th to highlight the importance of oral health for a healthy body.

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How smoking can affect your mouth

If you took part in the recent Stoptober challenge to give up smoking for 28 days during the month of October, one of the things you may have already noticed is how much better your food tastes.

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How to supercharge your smile

National Smile Month takes place every year between the middle of May and June. Run by the Oral Health Foundation, the campaign’s aim is to increase awareness of oral health issues and make a significant difference to the wellbeing of millions of people in the UK.

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