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Dental Health Article by Dr Emma - "Getting Long in the Tooth"

Dental Health Article by Dr Emma - "Getting Long in the Tooth"

Dr. Emma
What is periodontitis and are you at risk? According to Dr Emma: “Periodontitis means ‘inflammation around the teeth’. More specifically, it's an inflammation of the gums, caused by plaque, in which the ligaments and bone holding the teeth in are attacked and destroyed - (sounds nasty, doesn’t it?!) In this post, Dr Emma explains the symptoms to look out for and delves into the various factors which can increase your risk of developing this gum disease. She also offers her advice on why gum recession and losing teeth as part of getting older, shouldn’t just be accepted.
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Dental Health Article by Dr Emma - "Variations on Normal"

Dental Health Article by Dr Emma - "Variations on Normal"

Dr. Emma

Did you know there could be ‘variations’ in your mouth that make you unique? We’re not talking about diseases like tooth decay, but rather conditions which are considered to be a ‘variation on normal’. According to Dr Emma, these are physical quirks that not everyone has, but simply sets us apart from the crowd. Read Dr Emma’s latest post to find out more. 

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Question for Dr Emma - "Removing Amalgams"

Question for Dr Emma - "Removing Amalgams"

Dr. Emma
Amalgam fillings - should you have them removed? According to Dr Emma,  “Although recent evidence has shown that the removal of amalgam fillings will reduce the level of mercury in your body, it is yet to be seen whether or not there are any long term health benefits.” In this post, Dr Emma answers a reader’s concerns by explaining the best way to remove old amalgam restorations. She also discusses why it’s important to weigh up the perceived benefits with the potential risks before completing this procedure. 
 
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Question for Dr Emma - "Caveman Cleaning"

Question for Dr Emma - "Caveman Cleaning"

Dr. Emma
Ever wondered how cavemen kept their teeth clean without chemicals? According to Dr Emma, chemicals like Fluoride were actually part of prehistoric population’s oral hygiene routine, they just didn’t know it! In this post, Dr Emma answers a reader’s question regarding the type of products she should use to maintain her dental hygiene, and explains why it’s important not to be sucked into the marketing hype of the words ‘organic’ and ‘natural’.
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Dental Health Article by Dr Emma - "Travel Tips"

Dental Health Article by Dr Emma - "Travel Tips"

Dr. Emma
Do you maintain good dental hygiene whilst travelling? Yes… no… maybe? According to HIF’s resident dental expert Dr Emma, letting your oral hygiene slip when you’re away from home can have serious consequences. In this post, Dr Emma discusses the traps that many of us fall into whilst traveling, and offers her top tips to ensure your oral hygiene is up to standard - at all times. 
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Dental Health Article by Dr Emma - "Baby Teeth Flying the Nest"

Dental Health Article by Dr Emma - "Baby Teeth Flying the Nest"

Dr. Emma
Would you know what to do if a child’s tooth was knocked out? Firstly, don’t panic. It’s always upsetting to see a kid in pain but accidents do happen. In this blog post Dr Emma explains why it’s important to know the differences between baby (“deciduous”) teeth and permanent teeth before attempting dental first aid. She also provides a handy checklist of what action to take, should you ever find yourself in this situation.
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