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How your oral health affects your overall health


You may ask what the health of your mouth has to do with your overall health? But in a word, plenty!  A look inside your mouth, or a swab of saliva can tell your doctor so much about what's going on inside the rest of your body, this often serves as a helpful vantage point for detecting the early signs and symptoms of systemic disease. Systemic conditions such as AIDS or diabetes, for example, often first become apparent as mouth lesions or other oral problems. In fact, according to the Academy of General Dentistry, more than 90 percent of all systemic diseases produce oral signs and symptoms.

National Smile Month 2014


National Smile Month begins on 19May (ends on the19June) and we’re ultra-excited to be a part of it! National Smile Month is all about raising awareness about dental hygiene, oral health and how to make the most of your smile too!

How much do you love your smile?

You wouldn’t be in the minority if you said you didn’t like it, you know. It’s very common to feel self-conscious or unhappy about your smile…in fact, have a read of this really common conversation that our team have and see if you might see or hear yourself in it: