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Good Oral Hygiene

Good oral hygiene begins at home and early in life. Clean teeth and gums are essential to oral health. It includes daily brushing, flossing and a healthy diet. Brush at least twice a day and floss once. Brush within an hour of eating if possible. Each tooth has 5...

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Little teeth

Did you know there is a 5/2 rule for toddlers and children. It says they should eat 5 meals a day (breakfast, mid morning snack, lunch, mid afternoon snack and dinner) no food in between and only water to drink. Brush twice a day with fluoride toothpaste. This way...

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Tongue piercing and hidden costs

Tongue piercing can cause irreversible damage. Apart from the normal immediate side effects of bleeding, swelling, infection, breathing difficulty and nerve damage there can be other long-term problems. Continuous rubbing of the teeth can cause, abrasion, chipping or...

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New video

Hi everyone, I've recently published a video where I discuss the importance of choosing a properly qualified orthodontist. You can watch the video  by following this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yrr8ukMssQs   In the video I cover why someone would need...

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Welcome to my new website

There is so much confusing information on the internet that I have created this page for people who are interested in contacting me, Dr Lesley Short, specialist orthodontist. If you google 'orthodontist'  or 'orthodontics' there is a confusing amount of listings, many...

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