National Smile Month, organised by the Oral Health Foundation, is the UK’s largest and longest-running campaign to promote good oral health. The ultimate aim of the campaign is to improve the UK’s oral health through the promotion of 3 key messages:
Many dry mouth sufferers like to keep a bottle of water handy to take sips from throughout the day. But are you aware that dry mouth is rarely associated with systemic dehydration and water will not actually overcome the condition?
Excessive sipping of water can wash away any saliva that may by present and can even leave your mouth feeling drier. What’s more, if you tend to drink water to relieve a dry mouth at night you may experience sleep disruption because of those extra trips to the toilet!
It’s important to recognise that it is not thirst that is making your mouth dry and therefore you may need to manage the symptoms of a clinical dry mouth. So why not try Oralieve Moisturising Mouth Spray? Unlike water it moisturises the mouth and supplements natural saliva. Spray on the insides of the cheeks and gums for lasting, instant relief from the symptoms of dry mouth. What’s more you might get a better night’s sleep.
Oralieve Moisturising Mouth Spray is available for purchase on our online shop at £6.99 or 3 for £16! Click hereto visit our online shop or if you need assistance with your order, call us on 01582 439122.
Being well-nourished is a core component of maintaining good health.¹ Poor nutrition can have detrimental effects on energy levels, alertness, mobility, steadiness and healing. If you have good nutritional levels you are less likely to require medication, have a reduced risk of falling and have fewer incontinence issues.
National Toothache day isn’t a day to ask who suffers from toothache, but a day to educate on causes and how to get rid of it, quick! Toothache occurs when the innermost layer of the tooth becomes inflamed¹ and there are a number of causes which you should be aware of when suspecting toothache.
Fluoride is a natural mineral which is found in many foods and in drinking water. Brushing your teeth thoroughly with a fluoride toothpaste is one of the most effective ways of preventing tooth decay.¹ Toothpastes containing 1350-1500 ppm fluoride are the most effective.¹
If you suffer from a dry mouth, eating can sometimes be a challenge. A lack of saliva in the mouth can make eating certain foods irritating and sometimes painful. Take a look at the category of foods and drinks below which you may wish to avoid, and in some cases, how you can make them more enjoyable.
This week marks the 5th annual European Head and Neck Cancer Awareness week, run by the European Head and Neck Society. The aim of the campaign is to raise awareness of head and neck cancer and to improve outcomes for patients with the disease.