News, Interesting articles and updates from the Dimos Dental Team!

  • The consumption of sugar with all its new found health implications is such a huge topic at the moment. We have always known about the way sugars affect our teeth and weight, but most recently links between other systemic illnesses have been made. The British Government has acknowledge the detrimental effects that bad sugar habits can have on public health and will be introducing a sugar tax from 2018, more specifically on sugary drinks (excluding fruit juices and milkshakes). Dental decay is the most common chronic disease, and we are seeing a rise in children.

  • Tooth sensitivity is the pain you may feel when consuming hot or cold drinks and food.  Some people can also feel sensitivity from breathing in cold air.  The most common areas for tooth sensitivity is where there has been some gingival recession (gums pulling away from the teeth).