Looking after your teeth

Why is it so important?


We all know that we should clean our teeth in the morning and before bed, but it can be tricky to understand why looking after your oral health is really so important.  


We've created this area on our website to help you learn more about your teeth and gums, and how looking after your mouth now can prevent pain, stress, potentially costly dental procedures in the future and contribute to overall wellbeing.

Find out more about looking after your teeth:

Father and children brushing teeth together

Why look after your teeth

You can work easily with your dental team to take care of your teeth throughout your whole life.

Dentist with child patient

Why should you visit the dentist?

Dentists are also often able to spot problems such as gum disease that can lead to tooth loss. If caught early, these problems can be easily addressed.

Smiling dentist

How to choose a dentist

It can be difficult to choose which dentist to visit, especially if you have moved to a new area. Here are a few things that may help.

Man using a calculator

Budgeting for your dental care

Routine visits to your dental team can easily be budgeted for, whereas treating severe dental conditions can run into hundreds, if not thousands of pounds.

Man brushing teeth

A guide to a good brushing

Brushing is essential to remove food and debris from your teeth and gums. Here's a guide to brushing teeth properly.

Man flossing teeth

Cleaning between your teeth

What you need to know about cleaning between your teeth with our top FAQs.

Dental products

Dental products

There are an enormous number of dental products available, so here's a quick guide to some of the most popular ones.

Mother helping toddler brush teeth

The life of your teeth

Here are some tips to help you keep your mouth healthy throughout your life.