Monthly Archives: March 2014

Diabetes and Oral Health

March 27, 2014 / Posted By admin

Good oral health has benefits outside of your mouth.  It is commonly acknowledged that Diabetes is now considered to be the leading public health problem in all developed countries. In Ireland, 200,000 people have type 2 diabetes and a further 100,000 have high blood glucose levels and will only be diagnosed with diabetes when they present with a complication of diabetes. Scarily, this figure is expected to double in the next ten years. (Gum disease can happen more often, be more severe, and take longer to heal if you have diabetes. In turn, having gum disease can make your blood glucose hard to control. Some studies show that treating your gum disease makes it easier to control your blood glucose. Gum ... Read more »

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Fortnightly Forum Article

March 19, 2014 / Posted By admin

Hi All, recently our principal dentist David Murnaghan has started to write a small oral heath article for the Forum Newspaper. Please check out his first piece here on Gum disease and the need for regular dental check ups…..Forum

Walterstown GFC

March 5, 2014 / Posted By admin

We are on the mouth guard trail once again this evening! Adi, our patient manager, is heading out to fit customised mouth guards for the Junior ladies in Walterstown. Their beautiful smiles will be well protected for the season ahead. Best if Luck to them!

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