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Sports Mouthguards

by Dr Christine Sweeney It’s every parent’s nightmare, an injury to the teeth while playing sport. They can have long lasting repercussions, and are so easy to prevent. Here at the dental studio we are committed to a preventive approach to dental care and so are offering custom fitted mouth guards for only €55. We do need an appointment to get an impression so the fit is perfectly formed to …Read More

Teeth Grinding / Night Time Bruxism

by Dr Christine Sweeney One of the fastest growing dental problems is teeth grinding and jaw clenching, or bruxism as it is medically known. Most sufferers grind or clench their teeth during sleep without even realising they’re doing it, however others also have a subconscious habit of doing it while awake. Bruxism is most commonly caused by stress or anxiety and we are seeing an ever increasing surge of sufferers …Read More

5 things to know about Fissure Sealants

1. Fissure sealants are a safe and painless way of protecting your children’s teeth from tooth decay. It is a plastic coating which covers the chewing surfaces of the back adult teeth. The sealant forms a hard shield that keeps food and bacteria from getting into the tiny grooves in the teeth. Most tooth decay in children occurs in the back teeth. 2. The application process is quick and straight …Read More

Pregnancy and Oral Health

By Dr. Martha Dempsey Pregnancy does not automatically damage your teeth. The old wives’ tale that warns a woman to expect a lost tooth for every baby is false. If the mother’s intake of calcium is inadequate during pregnancy, her bones – not her teeth – will provide the calcium her growing baby needs. The calcium loss is quickly made up after breastfeeding is stopped. However, the demands of pregnancy …Read More

Tips for Healthy Teeth at Christmas Time

Christmas is a time when we all want to join in the festivities, relax and treat ourselves and our loved ones. For most of us this includes indulging in sweets, chocolate, Christmas dinner and a tipple (or two!) We, at the Dental Studio, are certainly looking forward to Christmas lunch, mince pies and much more! However, the holiday season can inevitably be tough on your teeth. The extra treats are …Read More

Dental Surgery Opening Hours & Saturday Appointments

by Dr Christine Sweeney There is a bit of confusion about our opening hours! When we opened the studio there was only one dentist so we were more limited with what we could offer. We are delighted to announce that we are now open 8am to 8pm 5 days a week. We are hopeful that this will make the dental experience a little more convenient as we really understand the …Read More