Church Street Dental Blog

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  • find out more about Why is Saliva Important at Church Street Dental

    Why is Saliva Important

    Posted by Joanne ORiordan on 13 Sep, 2018

    Why is saliva important? Saliva is 99% water and is secreted by the salivary glands. It contains lubricants that help fight infection as well as enzymes and proteins which help us digest our food. Healthy adults produce 3 pints of saliva a day. If for some reason the amount of saliva is reduced then the […]

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  • find out more about Tooth Whitening at Church Street Dental

    Tooth Whitening

    Posted by Joanne ORiordan on 07 Sep, 2018

    The truth about tooth whitening!! Our teeth are like sponges and their surfaces absorb stains daily when we eat and drink daily coloured foods and drinks. Examples include tea, coffee, red wine and dark sauces like gravy and bolognaise. Extrinsic stains build up on the surface layers of our teeth and can be easily cleaned […]

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  • find out more about Tooth Friendly Lunch Boxes at Church Street Dental

    Tooth Friendly Lunch Boxes

    Posted by ChUrchStrEET18 on 04 Sep, 2018

    We all have the best of intentions to fill our children’s lunch boxes with healthy and wholesome foods. However, sometimes we don’t make the right choices because of clever marketing, leading us astray!! In this blog I will outline some simple swaps you can make which can be made to help keep your children’s teeth safe from hidden sugars.

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  • find out more about PRSI & Medical Card Entitlements at Church Street Dental

    PRSI & Medical Card Entitlements

    Posted by Joanne ORiordan on 23 Oct, 2018

    What are you in Entitled to? Recent reports show that there is only 30% uptake on the Medical Card and PRSI dental benefits! Isn’t this crazy!! There are thousands of people in Ireland entitled to free dental examinations and fillings, and most of these people probably need these treatments but just are not presenting to […]

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  • find out more about Mercury Fillings at Church Street Dental

    Mercury Fillings

    Posted by Joanne ORiordan on 16 Oct, 2018

      Mercury fillings being phased out.   For years there has been controversy over the placement of mercury based fillings and wheither or not they are safe. They have been linked to all sorts of illnesses but now an abundance of research has shown that having mercury based fillings in our mouths is safe. Mercury […]

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  • find out more about Knocked Out Tooth at Church Street Dental

    Knocked Out Tooth

    Posted by Joanne ORiordan on 10 Sep, 2018

          What to do when a tooth is knocked out!! Dentists refer to a knocked-out tooth as an “avulsed” tooth. This is one of the most serious dental emergencies for permanent teeth. However, the damage can be fixed. If you act quickly, there’s a good chance the tooth can be saved. What You […]

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