Smiles all round as Drayton Orthodontist wins International Award

The co-owner of Drayton Dental Care near Norwich has won an international award for smile makeovers - the first Brit to ever take home the accolade. Dr Matthew Clare, who launched Drayton Dental Care in 2016, has been accredited with the prestigious ‘Invisalign Peer Review Award’. This award is presented to a handful of professionals each year across the world and Dr Clare was one of only three orthodontists in Europe to gain this award in 2018.

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Women with diabetes face increased chance of mouth cancer

Women have a 13 per cent higher chance of developing oral cancer if they suffer from diabetes, according to new research highlighted by the dentists at Drayton Dental Care near Norwich.

Overall, women face a 27 per cent increase of developing any form of cancer if they have diabetes, while men also face a 19 per cent increased risk discovered the study published in Diabetologia, the official journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes.

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Soothing the pain of mouth ulcers

Most of us are painfully aware of mouth ulcers. For those lucky few who have never had one, they are painful sores that can appear on the inside of your cheeks, lips and gums. They look like blisters and are often raised on the outside edge with a dip in the center. No one is 100% sure what causes mouth ulcers, explain the dentists at Drayton Dental Care near Norwich, but we do know that they hurt. The inside of the mouth is one of the most sensitive and tender areas of the body. Mouth ulcers can catch on our teeth, rub when we speak, become inflamed when we eat and irritated when we drink. 

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Drayton Dental shines a spotlight on our teeth and gums

The health of our teeth and gums is linked to many other life conditions including strokes, diabetes, bacterial lung infections, dementia, low birth-weight and premature babies, and heart disease, among others. In fact, as many as 20 serious illnesses have been linked to gum disease, says Drayton dentist, Vasiliki Stamatoukou. Our mouth provides a gateway window to the health of our bodies and as such it is vitally important we take good care of it. The health of our teeth and gums impacts us in lots of ways that many of us would never have imagined.

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