Oral Health

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Some women get swollen and sore gums, which may bleed, during pregnancy. Bleeding gums are caused by a build-up of plaque on the teeth.

Practical tips and advice on giving teeth off the best start with tips regarding breastfeeding, bottle feeding or introducing your baby to solid foods. 

How to help your baby with teething and how to look after their teeth.

From brushing their first tooth to their first trip to the dentist, here’s how to take care of your children’s teeth.

Interdental brushes help to prevent gum disease by getting rid of pieces of food and plaque from between your teeth.

Fluoride is important in helping to strengthen teeth. In Torbay we get the majority of it via the toothpaste we use but there are other products available.

Smoking, using smokeless tobacco and consuming alcohol can be detrimental to our general and oral health and are the two main risk factors for oral cancer. Make sure you examine your mouth on a regular basis