The reality of needing dentures at 35

I’m not sure I’ve ever really had good teeth. As a child/ teenager I had extra teeth so had to have a few out to make some space and then I also had to have braces while I was in secondary school to help the vampire fangs (that’s what they looked like) and to straighten everything out. I was supposed to wear a retainer after this but I was terrible and forgot most of the time.

What to do when you develop allergies later in life

AD | Paid collaboration with It’s really strange how you can go for a lot of your life without suffering from any allergies whatsoever to them sneaking up on you later in life. You might think rubbing your eyes a bit more every now and again is nothing but maybe it’s developing hay fever or having an allergy to dust. The thing with allergies, no matter what age you are, is that you might not know what you are allergic to until you come into contact with something. For example, you might not know

Things I have learned from COVID-19

AD | Collaborative post When I think back to late February 2020, a global pandemic was not something I ever thought would really happen. We’d heard a few things about something happening but it wasn’t really a threat to us here in the UK at this point, or so we thought. Now a year later, we’re only just about to really come out of lockdown and things are still far from normal. After a whole year I have definitely learned some things from the experience of living through a global pandemic. Home life Before the

10 life-changing tips to deal with allergies

AD | Collaborative post With spring around the corner, spending time in the sun will be everyone’s priority. It’s natural to want to bask in the mild warmth of the season and admire how vibrant the colours are. But, these everyday activities cease to be a part of your reality if you’re sensitive to pollen and other spring elements. Allergies can cause a lot of discomforts and hinder your ability to be productive during the spring season. That’s why we’ve brought you these ten life-changing tips to make sure you never have to compromise on

Signs That You Might Need a Trip to the Orthodontist

Collaborative post Orthodontists are tremendously helpful and can be key in helping you with several scenarios regarding your health. If you think that you might need the help of these professionals, you should reach out to one to find out more about the services that they offer. You Think Your Teeth Have Moved We tend to think of them as being quite solid within our mouths, but our teeth are actually able to move around more than we think. Even if you have undergone orthodontic treatment when you were younger, you could find that some

The importance of hand sanitiser

AD | Collaborative post I can’t stress enough the importance of hand sanitiser, even more during the strange times we’re living in. Hand sanitiser and hand hygiene, in general, are essential to reduce the chances of getting ill and spreading bacteria, germs and viruses to others. As the World Health Organisation mentions, “hands are the main pathways of germ transmission.” So, washing our hands is essential. To talk about hand sanitiser, I’ve partnered up with Ocean Free, UK hand sanitiser manufacturer and leading hand sanitiser suppliers. They have the expertise and experience to share everything

What To Do When Your Child Gets Their First Wobby Teeth

Just a couple of days before her 5th birthday, Erin told John that her teeth felt wobbly. He didn’t really believe her at the time, thinking 5 was a bit too young for baby teeth to be falling out. Then, when she told me I just had to check and there they were, two wobbly teeth on the bottom row. Immediately, I thought back to her very first birthday, which was the day that both of these teeth came through. Erin was a little bit worried to begin with, I think not really understanding what