15 Sep 2016
The earliest records of oral hygiene were recorded around 3000BC practiced by the Sumerians, where elaborate gold toothpicks were excavated in Mesopotamia. Writings about siwak have also been uncovered, although at that time were made from porcupine quills, feathers or thorns!
18 Aug 2016
Dentist Direct Dubai shortlisted for the Dental Care Provider of the Year award
Dentist Direct Dubai, a UK-based expert in dentistry offering a holistic approach to oral health, has been shortlisted as one of finalists for the Mother, Baby and Child Awards 2016 in the category of ‘Best Dental Care Provider of the Year’ as a result of positive patient feedback and its constant drive to better patient experience.
07 Aug 2016
To Floss or Not To Floss?
The benefit of flossing was brought into question through the media this week ARTICLE . The studies uncovered by the press association were generally old and flawed, giving inconclusive evidence, but just because there isn’t research to show jumping out of a plane with a parachute is safer, doesn’t mean that we should try without.
24 Jul 2016
Dentist Direct launches the Fresh Breath Clinic!
There's no shame in having halitosis (or bad breath, as it is more commonly known).
In fact, 95% of us suffer from bad breath at some time in our lives, and one in four adults suffers from bad breath on a regular basis.
17 Jul 2016
Oral health - the window to your general health
The relationship between medicine and dentistry has existed since records began, but the proof of links between oral health and general health have only been documented and become more widely known during the last 10 years, certainly when I trained in 2004 we were not taught the mechanisms that connect them.
23 Jun 2016
Spit, but don't rinse!
People often ask me "What else can I do to protect my teeth Stop rinsing away your toothpaste!" 62% of people rinse with water or mouthwash after brushing, leaving them vulnerable to tooth decay.
20 Jun 2016
Dental Care during Pregnancy
Expectant mothers know to keep a healthy lifestyle during pregnancy to ensure the health of their new baby and often have concerns about receiving dental treatment during gestation, leading them to avoid any treatment altogether.
08 Jun 2016
Dentist Direct Dubai welcomes new Orthodontist
Dentist Direct Dubai, a UK-based expert in dentistry offering a holistic approach to oral health, is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Amer Nahas to its team of dental experts.