Dry Socket: Understanding Causes, Management, and Influencing Factors

Dry socket, also known as alveolar osteitis, is a common and painful condition that can occur following tooth extraction. Though not life-threatening, it can cause significant discomfort and prolong the healing process. This post will delve into the causes of dry socket, effective management strategies, and both patient and surgical factors that can affect its […]

THE IMPORTANCE OF CALCIUM FOR A HEALTHY SMILE

Calcium is one of the fundamental minerals for the health of our body and the development of many of the structures that make it up. Surely you have already heard about the importance of calcium for teeth and bones, but exactly how does the body assimilate this mineral from the diet? Along with good oral hygiene, dental […]

Enter BSDHT Member of the Year sponsored by KIN Dental

KIN Dental BSDHT Member of the Year

We are delighted to sponsor this years BSDHT Member of the Year Award. This is the first year this award is being held and we are proud to it’s main sponsor. All the details of the prizes and how to enter and below. 1 winner will be selected to win the following: 4 runner up […]

11 reasons you have bad breath (and cures for each one!)

Bad breath can be stressful and embarrassing. But luckily, adopting a good oral hygiene routine can minimise bad breath. Consistently brushing twice a day, cleaning in-between the teeth and using a tongue cleaner/scraper can help, along with regular visits to your dentist and hygienist. Staying hydrated and using sugar free gum or mints are a […]

WHAT FOODS STAIN TEETH?

Teeth whitening products

Dental enamel can lose its characteristic bright white colour over time. Stains on the teeth are one of the oral disorders that most worry the general population. To a large extent these are due to the frequent intake of some drinks and foods that stain the teeth . It may not be possible to stop eating all foods that […]

THE HYGIENIST’S ROLE IN CREATING ORAL HYGIENE HABITS IN PATIENTS

Author: Dr. Alessandro Dini FernándezVice-president of Hides CatalunyaHigher Technician in Oral HygieneDoctor of DentistryCentral University of Venezuela (Caracas) What is a habit, what does it consist of or how is it acquired? Have you ever asked yourself: What is a habit, what does it consist of or how is it acquired? A habit, in the […]

HOW TO BRUSH YOUR TEETH WITHOUT DAMAGING YOUR GUMS?

Gum Health KIN Dental

Due to multiple causes, gums can suffer from hypersensitivity, which makes them much more vulnerable to external factors. Whether due to insufficient care and cleaning, some kind of illness, or after having undergone a deep dental cleaning, it is necessary to learn how to brush your teeth without damaging the gums so that their condition improves little by little.  Sensitive gums, which […]

CAUSES AND REMEDIES FOR TOOTH SENSITIVITY

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Tooth sensitivity is a  very common problem that involves discomfort or pain in the teeth when they come into contact with certain substances and temperatures. The pain is often sharp and sudden, but temporary, and is usually focused on one or more teeth. Fortunately, there are multiple products that can help reduce discomfort if you suffer from sensitive teeth.   What causes tooth […]

HOW TO USE MOUTHWASH CORRECTLY?

The daily use of mouthwash is a key element in the oral hygiene routine. Have you considered whether you use it correctly? It is necessary to know how mouthwash should be used and which one is the most suitable for your needs. Mouthwash is an aqueous or hydroalcoholic solution, which usually contains effective active ingredients to eliminate bacteria from the mouth […]

THE IMPORTANCE OF DENTAL CARE IN OLDER ADULTS

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With age, the teeth weaken and there is an increased risk of some oral problems. For this reason, dental care for older adults is a priority to maintain good oral health , closely related to general health.  Just like in childhood, teeth in old age have their own needs . Your mouth changes as you age, but with proper care and […]

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