Renmore Dental is a family practice and we are delighted to provide dental care for children. Early prevention in a relaxed friendly environment is key to a healthy smile.

Erosion is the loss of tooth enamel caused by acid attack. Enamel is the hard, protective coating of the tooth, which protects the sensitive dentine underneath. When the enamel is worn away, the dentine underneath is exposed, which may lead to pain and sensitivity and teeth can gradually appear shorter as they wear.


Your oral health is an important part of your overall health and research shows links between gum disease and medical problems such high blood pressure and cholesterol.

Dry Mouth

This occurs when the flow of saliva to the mouth decreases. This can be caused by various common medications including blood pressure tablets and sleeping tablets. Dry mouth can also occur due to salivary gland disease or age related changes to the salivary glands. Without enough saliva, food particles are not cleaned away properly and the protective function of saliva is lost.

Nutrition Advice for Optimum Oral Health

Good general nutrition is essential for growth, optimum energy levels, resistance to infection and disease and the ability to repair and maintain muscle.

There are more than 300 cases of cancer of the mouth (oral cavity and pharynx) reported in Ireland every year. These cancers are more common in men than in women. Regular consumption of alcohol and smoking are two of the main cause of mouth cancer. A long-term white or red patch in the mouth or on the tongue, or an ulcer that has not healed after two weeks are suspicious and should be checked by a dentist.

Having sensitive teeth can mean anything from getting a mild twinge to having severe discomfort that can last for several hours. It can also be an early warning sign of more serious dental problems.

Smoking & Tobacco

Most people know that smoking is bad for their general health. It can damage any part of the body, in some cases causing fatal diseases. However, many people don't realise the damage that smoking does to their mouth, gums and teeth.