We have all experienced bad breath at some stage, whether it’s first thing in the morning or that not so fresh feeling on a date! Studies show that 50 percent of adults have had bad breath or halitosis, at some point in their life. Whilst the causes of bad breath may be harmless it can sometimes be a sign of something more serious.
Among the various pathologies of the oral cavity, the formation of “unsightly black spots” on the surface of the tooth, universally known as Black Stain (BS) has recently been acquiring more interest.
As a result of Covid 19 the number of dental appointments in the UK has halved in 2020. The impact on the nation’s dental health is incalculable. Set alongside the life and death consequences of the pandemic it could be argued tooth decay and gum disease pale into insignificance. However we believe that dental health is part of general health and well-being and this should not be overlooked.