August 2016 Monthly Archives

Mum and daughter look after their teeth thanks to advice from Manor Dental Health in Hull

Give your child the best start possible, advises Hull dentist

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Children smile up to 400 times a day – and their smiles are powerful! A study called the Smile Back Project by the University of Cambridge revealed that adults smile 13 per cent more frequently when with children than when in the presence of adults or being alone. It also shows how the condition of… Continue reading »

Categories: children's dentistry, dental health Hull, Manor Dental Health, Oral Hygiene, Prevention.

MANOR DENTAL UPDATE ON SUGAR

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An Update on Sugar from the team at Manor Dental Health “Sugar makes up between 12-15% of our energy instead of the recommended 5%” and for some individuals the figure is even higher. It is recommended that 50% of our energy comes from carbs and the rest from fat 35% and protein 15%  Of the carbs,… Continue reading »

Categories: Prevention.

What is Gum Disease?

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SO YOU’VE BEEN DIAGNOSED WITH PERIODONTAL DISEASE What is periodontal disease? Periodontal disease is an inflammatory disease. The inflammation in your gums is one of the body’s natural defence mechanisms in response to a build-up of plaque (now referred to as a biofilm) bacteria on the teeth. In some patients, this natural inflammatory process is too severe… Continue reading »

Categories: Oral Hygiene, Prevention.