Home >> Archive by category "News"

News

SUSTAINABILITY FOR A HEALTHY PLANET

David Casey, Wellness & Health Promotion Manager at DeCare, discusses how health and wellbeing can drive sustainable development and lead to a healthy society on a healthy planet. Small businesses can play a crucial role as drivers of innovation and as engines of economic growth and employment. Sustainable consumption represents a common challenge for public authorities (at all levels) and ...
Read More

SUSTAINABILITY FOR A HEALTHY PLANET

David Casey, Wellness & Health Promotion Manager at DeCare, discusses how health and wellbeing can drive sustainable development and lead to a healthy society on a healthy planet. Small businesses can play a crucial role as drivers of innovation and as engines of economic growth and employment. Sustainable consumption represents a common challenge for public authorities (at all levels) and ...
Read More

PROGRESS THROUGH POSITIVITY

Progress through positivity - Dave Casey   Misinformation during a health crisis can spread anxiety and fear. Knowing the facts is key to being properly prepared, according to David Casey, Wellness Manager at DeCare.   The World Health Organisation is encouraging people to seek information from legitimate sources only, stating we need to connect safely with those who are isolat...
Read More

GET TO KNOW YOUR TEETH

We use them every day to bite, chew and eat. They brighten up our smiles and add definition to our faces. But when it comes to the crunch, how much do we actually know about our teeth? What's what in our mouth Molors - Molar teeth are found in all four quadrants of our mouth. They have a large crown with four or more cusps and a broad chewing surface. They are the largest of the teeth. Molar...
Read More

DENTAL EMERGENCIES – DO YOU KNOW WHAT TO DO?

Knocks and Tumbles are part of childhood and can result in damage to teeth. Ensure your child wears a mouth guard while playing sports. A mouth guard can protect your child’s teeth and mouth from injury and may also reduce the risk of concussion should an accident occur. We recommend mouth guards that are custom made by your dentist because they fit better. If a dental emergency occurs, se...
Read More

HEALTHY HABITS FOR HEALTHY KIDS

What Causes Tooth Decay and Cavities? A sticky film of bacteria, called dental plaque is constantly forming on the teeth and especially in the area where the teeth and gum meets and also on the biting surface of the teeth. When your child eats or drinks foods containing sugars or other carbohydrate, the dental plaque converts the sugars into acid. Normally the acid is neutralized by saliva but ...
Read More

WHY ELECTRIC?

Top 5 reasons to choose an electric toothbrush over an ordinary one! Modern electric toothbrushes are superior to ordinary toothbrushes in removing dental plaque and can do so in a shorter time. They are also effective at removing dental plaque in the embrasure areas where the teeth meet each other and are more successful than ordinary toothbrushes in this respect. The newer electric tooth...
Read More

ORAL CANCER – DO YOU KNOW THE SIGNS?

Over 300 cases of mouth cancer are detected in Ireland each year. About half of all mouth cancers are diagnosed at an early stage. Earlier diagnosis results in easier treatment, better outcomes and a higher quality of life after treatment. A regular checkup with your dentist should include an examination of the entire mouth for early detection of cancerous and precancerous conditions. You shoul...
Read More

BRUSH THE SMART WAY – TECHNIQUES FOR YOU AND YOUR CHILD

As a parent, you are the most important role model for your child. Help your child develop proper brushing techniques by setting a good example with your own oral health. Techniques Brush at least twice a day with a pea-size amount of adult fluoride. Use a soft nylon bristle brush with a small compact head. Place the brush at a 45 degree angle to the tooth and use a gentle scrubbing ...
Read More

BRUSH THE SMART WAY – TECHNIQUES FOR YOU AND YOUR CHILD

As a parent, you are the most important role model for your child. Help your child develop proper brushing techniques by setting a good example with your own oral health. Techniques Brush at least twice a day with a pea-size amount of adult fluoride. Use a soft nylon bristle brush with a small compact head. Place the brush at a 45 degree angle to the tooth and use a gentle scrubbing ...
Read More
Top