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Could Your Mouth Ulcers be Due to a Vitamin B12 Deficiency?

Could Your Mouth Ulcers be Due to a Vitamin B12 Deficiency?

If you frequently have mouth ulcers, it could be a sign of a vitamin B12 deficiency. You need this vitamin to keep your nervous system healthy and to make red blood cells, and to release energy from food. When you don’t receive enough vitamin B12, your body produces abnormally large red blood cells that don’t function correctly. Vitamin B12 deficiency is often associated with anaemia,

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Oral Health Care as You Age

Oral Health Care as You Age

As you get older, your oral health can change. Common problems faced by older people include tooth loss, tooth decay, and gum disease. It’s more likely that prescription medications are needed as we age. These can cause a variety of side effects including dry mouth (xerostomia). A loss of teeth can affect appearance, potentially damaging self-esteem and self-confidence as well as the ability to communicate

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Seasonal Allergies and Their Potential Impact on Your Oral Health

Seasonal Allergies and Their Potential Impact on Your Oral Health

Seasonal allergies can affect your oral health. Often people with allergies will suffer throat, mouth and even tooth discomfort due to sinus problems. When mucus builds up in your sinuses, it can create pressure on your teeth and nerves, causing toothache and sensitivity. Issues with bad breath could be caused by untreated nasal congestion, and the resulting bacterial buildup can make your throat sore. When

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Why We Love Our Mum – Dental Care for Mum and Bub is Vital

Why We Love Our Mum – Dental Care for Mum and Bub is Vital

Changes during pregnancy can affect your dental health, and it is critical to look after your dental health and your baby’s oral health during the first few months of their life. Good oral care will make sure you both enjoy healthy mouth in the future. Also, there is potentially a link between good gum health and a better pregnancy outcome. For example, if you have

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Healthy Little Smiles – Preventing Bad Breath in Children

Healthy Little Smiles – Preventing Bad Breath in Children

Bad breath or halitosis isn’t just an adult problem as it can affect children too! Sometimes bad breath is due to diet, for example, if your kid has recently eaten something with onions or garlic, it’s just a matter of waiting until the food passes through their body. More persistent bad breath can be caused by poor dental hygiene. When teeth aren’t cleaned thoroughly, food

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