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Are you a nervous patient?

Have you ever ignored a toothache just because the idea of walking into a dentist surgery make you freeze with fear? Are you a nervous patient? Don’t worry! You’re definitely not the only one.

For many people, the idea of having to go to the dentist can trigger loads of unpleasant feelings, such as anxiety, fear, panic and embarrassment. Even simple routine treatments can cause feelings of absolute dread. Many people haven’t had a bad experience at the dentist, but the fear has been passed down from a family member. This can lead to generation after generation growing up with dental phobia. Read more

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Oral Care during pregnancy – what you should know

pregnant woman brushing teeth and concerned about Oral Care During Pregnancy

Oral Care During Pregnancy What You Should Know? It is not uncommon for the mother-to-be to have oral health problems. The extra hormones in the body during pregnancy can make pregnant women more susceptible to gum disease. This means keeping plaque bacteria under control is even more important. “During pregnancy, several changes occur in the female body that can lead to the onset or worsen of dental problems,” says Dr. Rozelle Owens. “The change of hormones in pregnancy affects the immune system, making the gums more sensitive to the plaque bacteria that cause gum disease. One of the most common symptoms of this disease is intense and spontaneous bleeding during brushing,” adds Dr. Owens. If not addressed it can become advanced gum disease which can lead to tooth loss. Read more

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Teeth whitening: smile brighter and whiter for Summer!

Smile brighter and whiter for summer in Dublin! Teeth Whitening treatment plus a dental exam – 50% OFF. 😀
We will be waiting for you at D4 Dentist! 

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