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What is good oral health?

Good oral health is comprised of clean teeth, as well as fresh breath and healthy gums. In order to enjoy optimal oral health, it is important to practice proper oral...


How poor oral hygiene affects your health

Oral health can have a significant effect on your general wellbeing. Did you know that your oral health can give you important clues about your overall state of wellbeing? Similarly,...


How to keep your gums healthy

Follow these five tips for healthy gums. When most people think of good oral hygiene, the first thing that comes to mind is a healthy smile full of bright, white...


How often should you brush your teeth?

It is advisable to brush your teeth at least twice a day. It’s no secret that brushing your teeth regularly helps maintain overall oral health and prevents tooth decay and...


Can you get dental fillings while pregnant?

Most dental work can be safely performed during pregnancy. If you are expecting a baby, you'll know that there are many factors to consider when it comes to your health....


How does nutrition affect oral health?

Dietary choices have an important impact on one’s oral health. Eating a nutritious, balanced diet is an important part of maintaining general physical health. When it comes to oral health...


How to maintain your child’s oral health

Good oral hygiene habits should start at a young age. Taking care of your child’s oral health from an early age can be very helpful in maintaining their overall health...


Can you eat after a filling?

If you have had a filling placed, you may need to wait a while before chewing on the repaired tooth. If you need a filling, you may be wondering what...


What causes stains on teeth?

Stains and discolouration can be caused by a number of factors, including food, drinks and lifestyle habits. If you have noticed stains and discolouration on the surface of your teeth,...


Emergency Dentistry Over The Holidays

If you have a dental emergency over the festive season, Somerset Dental can help you. The festive season is finally upon us once again and after such a challenging year,...