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How to Make Your Mouth Kissable for Valentine’s Day

teeth health smile dentistYour Valentine’s Day could be ruined by a foul-smelling mouth caused by poor oral hygiene. These tips will prepare your mouth for the cozy moments this love season.

Key takeaways:

– If your dental health is not good, you will likely transmit disease-causing germs through kisses.

– Bad breath is a big turn-off during those cozy moments. Brush your teeth and use antimicrobial mouth to keep the mouth fresh.

– You may also visit your dentist for teeth whitening to improve your smile and your confidence.

“A good relationship with and regular visits to your dentist can help keep your mouth at its best all year long.”

Read the full story here

http://www.mouthhealthy.org/en/adults-under-40/healthy-habits/valentines-day

Matthew Houlton BDS(Sheffield) MFGDP(UK)

I’m Matthew Houlton, principal dentist and practice owner of Manor House Dental Practice.

Qualified from Sheffield dental hospital in 1993.

Post graduate training with Paul Tipton (Specialist Prosthodontist) from 2005-2007.

Diploma for Membership of the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) 2007.

Special interest in Orthodontics.

Yorkshire Deanary Fixed Appliance Training Scheme 2002-2004.

I have worked at York Hospital’s orthodontic department one session a week since 2009.

Member of the British Society of Occlusal Studies (the study of temporomandibular disorder).

I have two children, who keep me busy when I am not at the practice. I take a keen interest in and teach Aikido, a martial art, to keep a healthy mind and body.

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