Why Should More Men Get Facials?

Why Should More Men Get Facials?
It’s a common misconception that skincare treatments, like facials, are only tailored for the female population. However, the average male’s attitude to skincare is significantly changing, and it’s with good reason. Firstly, our skin is the largest organ of the human body and essentially, our first line of defence. Therefore,...

How to Maintain Healthy Teeth and Gums This Christmas

How to Maintain Healthy Teeth and Gums This Christmas
As we approach the most wonderful time of the year, it is time to get organised. For many of us, our Christmas schedule can be filled with parties, work drinks, meals and family get-togethers. Therefore, it can be difficult to juggle all your plans, while maintaining a healthy selfcare routine....

Electric Toothbrushes: The Key to Delivering Better Oral Health?

Electric Toothbrushes: The Key to Delivering Better Oral Health?
According to a new study, using an electric toothbrush could help to improve your oral health much more than a manual brush, as it reduces the risk of common problems like tooth loss. The ground-breaking study, which lasted for just over a decade, investigated the relationship between electric toothbrushes and...

Mouth Cancer Action Month: Know the Symptoms

Mouth Cancer Action Month: Know the Symptoms
Mouth Cancer Action Month is supported by the British Dental Health Foundation and Mouth Cancer Foundation to raise awareness of the disease. Within the next 10 years, a predicted 60,000 people will be diagnosed with mouth cancer*. As part of Mouth Cancer Action Month, we would like to raise awareness...

Are You Brushing Your Teeth All Wrong?

Are You Brushing Your Teeth All Wrong?
Excellent oral health should be a top priority in our everyday lives, to maintain positive overall health. One of the best things you can do as part of your dental care routine is brush your teeth. However, it is only effective when done correctly. Knowing if you are brushing your...

How poor oral health can lead to other health complications

How poor oral health can lead to other health complications
At Riverside Dental Spa we talk frequently about the damage that poor oral health can do to your teeth and gums.  It isn’t just your mouth, however, that can suffer from neglecting your oral health.  A recent study by Queen’s University Belfast revealed a worrying link between poor oral health...

What to Do About Dental Pain

What to Do About Dental Pain
Anyone who has suffered from dental pain understands just how uncomfortable it can be. There are many different ways that toothache can be experienced, for example, it may come and go, or it may be a constant pain. So, what causes toothache? We experience toothache when the pulp of a...

Adult Braces Are More Popular Than Ever

Adult Braces Are More Popular Than Ever
With modern orthodontic treatments becoming more easily available, this has resulted in a higher demand for adult braces. With many adults earning their own money and still feeling insecure about their smile, increasing numbers are biting the bullet and visiting their dentist. The British Orthodontic Society (BOC) has reported that...

Five Steps to The Perfect Smile

Five Steps to The Perfect Smile
There are many factors that make up our judgement of people we meet – appearance, personality, demeanour and more. But did you know that what your smile looks like can have a bigger impact on what someone thinks of you than you might have thought? A recent survey by Oral-B...