Category: Health tips

Vegan Food and Dental Health

Health tips | 02 Jan 2022

Are you considering or already following a plant based diet and wondering how vegan food can affect your dental health? The effects of vegan or vegetarian diets on health, especially oral health, are still widely debated. In this article we will look into some of the benefits as well as some of the risks. Veganism […]

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Alcohol and Oral Health

Health tips | 01 Jan 2022

Why is alcohol so bad for your teeth? Alcoholic drinks including beer, cider and white wine can be very acidic which can cause erosion of the enamel on your teeth which could possibly lead to a lot of pain and sensitivity. Alcoholic spirits such as whiskey and vodka have a very high alcohol content which […]

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Dental Emergencies During Christmas

Health tips | 14 Dec 2021

Don’t wait until January to get emergency dental help The team at The Neem Tree is issuing an important reminder this Christmas season. Do not wait until January to get dental treatment, we have our services open throughout the festive season to allow you to get emergency help for those who need it!’ A trip […]

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Christmas and Healthy Teeth

Health tips | 14 Dec 2021

On the 12th day of Christmas my dentist gave to me…A great guide to a healthy festive period (for the adults) This period of time can be a very tough time for your gums and teeth but don’t worry, the expert team at The Neem Tree are on hand to help your teeth through this […]

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Vaping vs Smoking: The Dental Overview

Health tips | 01 Dec 2021

Oral Health Condition  Caused by Smoking Caused by Vaping Tooth Staining Yes Yes (less than smoking) Gum Disease Yes Yes Oral Cancer Yes Potentially (need more research) Tooth Grinding  Yes Yes Increased chance of cavities Yes (to a small extent) Yes (to a large extent) Bad Breath  Yes Yes (less than smoking) All the warnings […]

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Eating Disorders and Dental Health

Health tips | 01 Dec 2021

You have read again and again that what you eat impacts your oral health. Eating a lot of high sugar and starchy foods often lead to gum disease and tooth decay while a poor diet with highly acidic foods and drinks leads to cavities, enamel erosion and tooth sensitivity. But did you know that eating […]

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What is Baby Bottle Decay?

Health tips | 08 Nov 2021

Even though your child’s baby teeth are temporary, they are still incredibly important and are still highly susceptible to cavities. When a child develops decay at this young age it is often referred to as Baby Bottle Decay or Early Childhood Caries.  It is incredibly important for your child to have strong and healthy teeth […]

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Healthy Halloween: Trick or Treat Ideas

Health tips | 29 Oct 2021

Ghouls, ghosts and goblins … it’s officially Halloween 2021. It’s that sweet and sugary time of year but even vampires have sparkling white teeth… which means your little gremlins should have exceptionally white teeth too! Halloween is such a fun holiday and definitely one of our favourites. Halloween is definitely the event of the year […]

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Diabetes and Gum Disease

Health tips | Hygiene | 15 Sep 2021

Keeping your mouth, gums and teeth healthy with a great oral health routine is an important part of managing your diabetes. If you have diabetes, it is quite likely that you may have prolonged high blood glucose levels. This may increase your risk of oral health problems, such as gum disease. It is important to […]

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The Truth About Fizzy Drinks

Health tips | 02 Sep 2021

If you are like half the UK population, there is a good chance that you have had a sugary drink at least once today already and there’s a good chance that drink was a fizzy soft drink. Drinking a lot of high-sugar soft drinks is highly associated with type 2 diabetes, obesity and weight gain. […]

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