Smile! Caring for Your Family's Teeth is Essential for Health and Wellbeing

Professor Kevin Fenton | Posted 25.05.2016 | UK Parents
Professor Kevin Fenton

Nobody likes toothache, and for most people, the thought of having a tooth taken out by the dentist is enough to make them brush twice a day. But there are lots of things that help improve oral health, including not smoking, watching how much you drink and eating a healthy diet, which will help to protect your general health as well.

You've (Probably) Been Flossing All Wrong

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 28.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Think you're a bit of a pro in the dental floss department? Think again. Many people drag their floss up and down between their teeth which can le...

Thinking Of Improving Your Smile? Here's How

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If you’ve ever left the dentist's office with that feeling of doom and a serious hole in your pocket, you’ll know the importance of looking after ...

Fillings Could 'Cause More Harm Than Good', Dentists Warn

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 26.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you're someone who hates going to the dentist, the latest research on fillings may make you even less inclined to go. A study has found that hav...

All My Children Hear Is Blah! Blah! Blah!

Kathryn Berens | Posted 14.10.2015 | UK Parents
Kathryn Berens

The expression of greatest bewilderment however is reserved for when I go down the self-indulgent path of telling my children that before they were around, I had a job (and a life?) - I worked, I earned money, I even wore clothes other than my tracky bums.

Why Parents Should Not Have Their Wisdom Teeth Removed

Claire Kirby | Posted 03.09.2015 | UK Parents
Claire Kirby

By the time the painless bit of the appointment is done, my eyes are streaming, I am a hot sweaty mess, and it is down to sheer luck that I am not covered in my own regurgitated breakfast. My dentist tells me I am not his worst patient. I'm not entirely sure I believe him.

Dentist Student Pulls Out His Own Wisdom Tooth

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.06.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Warning: graphic content. A dentist student from Denmark decided to pull out his own wisdom tooth and post a video of the procedure online. Jesp...

This Woman Is Proof That You Should Never Superglue Your Teeth Back In

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 01.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Being scared of the dentist is far from unusual. In fact, one in four of us dreads paying them a visit, according to the NHS. While for most of us ...

Adult Braces Indicate High Self Esteem

Jo Eden | Posted 27.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Jo Eden

Getting a brace means you want to better yourself, you are not the type of person that just accepts this is it. If you can do better, you will.

How To Prevent 'Internationally Renowned' Bad British Teeth

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 27.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Are your teeth yellow like Austin Powers', or pearly white like Simon Cowell's? According to a TV doctor, Brits are becoming "internationally renow...

Stop What You're Doing And Look At This Clear Coffee

Barcroft | Posted 13.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Coffee lovers rejoice! A new invention You could soon be drinking see-through coffee, which will allow you to not only mask your coffee addiction but ...

Afternoon Snacks Ruining Your Teeth And Healthier Alternatives

The Huffington Post UK | Anna Cafolla | Posted 17.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Breakfast at your desk, mid-afternoon snacks and sugary pick-me-ups: the working week can wreak havoc on your diet- and even more so, your teeth. ...

Breaking A Tooth Saved My Life Says Mum Who Was 'Weeks From Death'

Photo Features | KELLY STRANGE | Posted 17.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Warning: Graphic Images A mum-of-four has credited chipping her tooth while opening her son's juice bottle with saving her life, as her dentist d...

A Waiter Just Got A Lifechanging Tip From A Customer

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 10.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A waiter got the biggest tip of his life in January when a real-life tooth fairy saw him smile and decided to donate $25,000 for a new set of teeth. ...

A Cautionary Tale About Scrimping On A Good Dentist...

Caters | Posted 20.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Most women attempt to kickstart a healthy regime before their wedding day in order to look good, but all one woman wanted was a set of nice teeth afte...

Is Chewing Gum Good For Your Teeth?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 26.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you love chewing gum more than Roald Dahl's Violet Beauregarde, we have good news for you. Chewing gum benefits your oral health as much as flos...

7 Foods That Whiten Your Teeth Naturally

The Huffington Post UK | Francesca Syrett | Posted 20.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

It’s no secret that coffee, wine and smoking all hinder us from gaining perfect pearly whites, but some foods actually help us get a brighter smile....

Why You Might Have Bad Breath And Other Mouth Woes

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 05.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Around 12% of us suffer from extreme dental anxiety. In fact, the British Dental Association says that 25% of the British population suffer from some ...

How Often Should You Change Your Toothbrush?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 23.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

It's one of those questions that nobody really knows the answer to, but it's quite important that you do. The experts say you should change your t...

Freak Trampoline Accident Sees Man Left With His Friend's Teeth Embedded In His Leg

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK

WARNING: This story contains graphic images of medical injuries. Reader discretion is advised. A man was left with three of his best friend’s te...

This Is What Tooth Plaque Looks Like Up Close

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 09.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

We hope you're not eating at the moment, because this might just put you off your food. These wildly disturbing images, which could be mistaken fo...

What's The Best Way To Clean Your Teeth?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

You've more than likely been brushing your teeth for years and by now consider yourself a pro - but you may well be cleaning in a different way to you...

Could These Fad Diets Be Damaging Your Teeth?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you've yet to start your bid for that perfect beach body this summer, take note: fad diets could damage your teeth. So while the raw food diet ...

Indian Teenager Has 232 Teeth Removed In ‘World Record' Surgery

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.07.2014 | UK

Surgeons have removed 232 teeth from the mouth of an Indian teenager. Ashik Gavai was admitted to JJ Hospital in Mumbai last week with swelling in...

This Will Make Fillings A Thing Of The Past

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

No one relishes a trip to the dentist, especially when the phrase 'you've got a filling' is uttered. That only means one thing: the high-pitched whine...