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Diabetes and Oral Care: What you need to know | Dental Tourism Slovakia

Diabetes and Oral Care: What you need to know

What happens when you suffer from diabetes? Diabetes affects your body’s ability to process sugar. All food you eat is turned to sugar and used for energy. In Type I diabetes, the body doesn’t make enough insulin, a hormone that carries sugar from your blood to the cells that need it for energy. In Type…

Everything You Need To Know About Your Toothbrush | Dental Tourism Slovakia

Everything you need to know about your Toothbrush

Now, pretty much everyone knows brushing their teeth is important. Two questions still remain, though: which toothbrush is the best and how often should you replace it? Let’s talk about kids, honey Your kid needs to like the brush, so choose one he or she actually enjoys using. Soft bristles won’t do any harm to…

Smoking and Dental Health | Q&A for Smokers | Dental Tourism Slovakia

Smoking and Dental Health: Q&A for Smokers

Right, let’s answer a few questions really quickly about how smoking affects your dental health. Most people are now aware that smoking is bad for their health. However, many people don’t realise the damage that smoking does to their mouth, gums and teeth. Be aware smoking can lead to tooth staining, gum disease, tooth loss,…

How can Gum Disease can affect my Health? | Dr. Martin's Clinic | Dental Tourism Slovakia

How can Gum Disease can affect my Health?

Gum disease, also known as gingivitis, causes inflamed and bleeding gums but it threatens more than just your dental health. A growing body of research shows that bacteria and inflammation are linked to other problems, such as heart attack and dementia. This means gum disease can seriously jeopardise your health. To date, scientists have found…

Five Tools For Proper Dental Care | Dental Tourism Slovakia

Five Tools For Proper Dental Care

These are the basics: you should ideally brush your teeth after every meal. If you don’t, make sure you brush them at least twice a day. With that, you’ll still be fighting off the majority of plaque that builds up in your mouth. Obviously, brushing your teeth is not enough by itself — you need…

Top 5 Foods that Damage your Teeth | Dr. Martin | Dental Tourism Slovakia

Top 5 Foods that Damage your Teeth

Maintaining great dental health also involves knowing what not to eat. Here are the top 5 foods that cause great damage to your teeth, foods that you should learn to avoid.   ICE A bit of a surprise entry, but too many people think ice is actually good for your teeth, presumably because it’s made…

5 Healthy Snacks on the Go | Dental Tourism Slovakia

5 Healthy Snacks on the Go

It feels like a dog eat dog world sometimes, doesn’t it? We’re constantly in a hurry, always feeling like we’re late and should be somewhere else. Obviously, this lifestyle and the diet that goes with it affects not only our body, but teeth in particular. Yet, there are ways how to eat quick and healthy….

5 Tips to make your Teeth last a Lifetime | Dr. Martin | Dental Tourism Slovakia

5 Tips to make your Teeth last a Lifetime

With age, taking good care of your teeth and dental health gets ever more difficult, but also ever more important. Here’s the rule: losing your teeth is not inevitable, taking good care is. As time passes, the nerves in your teeth can become smaller making your teeth less sensitive. You can hardly avoid that. Plus,…

How Smoking Affects Your Dental Health | Dr. Martin's Clinic | Dental Tourism Slovakia

How Smoking affects your Dental Health

There’s little point in repeating that smoking is generally terrible for your health. However, you might be interested in knowing how exactly it affects your oral health. Well, here we go:   Bad breath Kissing a smoker is akin to kissing an ashtray, especially for non-smokers. Full stop.   Tooth discoloration Especially if we’re talking about…

Dental Care during Pregnancy | Dr. Martin's Clinic | Dental Tourism Slovakia

Dental Care during Pregnancy

Pregnancy causes hormonal changes that increase the risk of developing gum disease. This can in turn affect the health of your baby. Thus, taking care of your teeth and gums while pregnant really is important. And so is visiting your dentist. If you’re pregnant, tell your dentist. It’s perfectly fine to do routine dental care…

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