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The Impacts on your Oral Health while you “Work from Home”.

The WFH (Working from Home) lifestyle has very much taken a hold on many of us here in Ireland for the past 11 months and having such easy access to a fridge and a cupboard full of treats not only affects your waistline, but ‘constant snacking’ can also increase your risk of tooth decay. The general consensus is, the food that we snack on more than likely tends to be high in carbohydrates...
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Sense or Sensitivity?

Sensitive teeth or ‘dentine hypersensitivity’ is one of the most common clinical conditions encountered in dental practice worldwide. It can have a significant negative impact on the quality of life of people if it is not self managed properly or else treated appropriately by a dental professional. What is Dentine hypersensitivity (DH)? It is a short sharp pain from exposed dentine. It o...
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Striving for happy, healthier lives.

Companies must continue to recognise the importance of mental health in 2021. With 2020’s global pandemic, workplace wellness saw many challenges. Companies and organisations had to move and adapt quickly to form a remote support network and wellness adapted to an online format to support staff’s overall mental health and wellbeing. Mental health and the stigma around mental health was...
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Striving for happy, healthier lives.

Companies must continue to recognise the importance of mental health in 2021. With 2020’s global pandemic, workplace wellness saw many challenges. Companies and organisations had to move and adapt quickly to form a remote support network and wellness adapted to an online format to support staff’s overall mental health and wellbeing. Mental health and the stigma around mental health was...
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Brushing up on your benefits

Many have sight but few have vision. How can dental and optical benefits have a positive impact on an employees overall health? Oral diseases are among the most common diseases in the world. The Global Burden of Disease Study, 2016 estimated that oral diseases affected half of the world’s population (3.58 billion people). It also states that, ‘there is a direct correlation between dent...
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Brushing up on your benefits

Many have sight but few have vision. How can dental and optical benefits have a positive impact on an employees overall health? Oral diseases are among the most common diseases in the world. The Global Burden of Disease Study, 2016 estimated that oral diseases affected half of the world’s population (3.58 billion people). It also states that, ‘there is a direct correlation between dent...
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The impact of Oral Health on Athletic Performance

If sports professionals want to win, Oral Health needs to be a top priority for elite and amateur athletes alike. Poor oral hygiene severely impacts athletic performance and training. Whether athletes practice their sport as a hobby or professionally, their oral health is an important element of their general health and impacts their athletic performance. There are many dental dilemmas that can...
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The HPV Vaccine

HPV HPV stands for ‘human papillomavirus, which is a group of more than 100 viruses. Around 40 types of HPV can infect the genital tract of both men and women, and over 75% of people in Ireland don’t understand what HPV is. We’re here to help.. The HPV virus is very common, around 80% of people will be infected with the virus at some stage in their lives. Research shows that almost every sex...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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