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6 tips for getting back on track

6 tips for getting back on track after a bank holiday weekend

The dreaded Tuesday after a bank holiday weekend is one we all struggle with. Getting back into the routine of our work week can be hard after that extra day of relaxation so here are some tips on how to motivate yourself.

1: Do a spring clean. Being in a clean tidy environment can help clear your mind and help you get your mind back in shape for the work week ahead.

2: Eat good food. After all the treats from the weekend that we allow ourselves it is good to fill our body’s with fruit and veggies while also naturally ...

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Conversations: Week 10, March 2019

Parent: "My son's brace is broken again. I am not happy with this, that's the third time and the braces are only on 3 weeks. I don't think you've done a very good job here"

Swords Orthodontist: "What happened when the bracket came off?"

Patient: "Well I was eating a (insert well known brand name here) mint and it got stuck between my tooth and the wire of the brace so I tried to push it out of the way with the tooth brush and the bracket came off".

Parent: "He didn't tell me that."

Swords Orthodontist: "Do you remember when you got the braces on, and we gave you a list of foods that ...

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Brace-friendly brunch at Gourmet Food Parlour

When I'm working, I like to eat lunch away from the practice. If I'm having lunch on a Sunday in Swords, then one of many great places to eat is Gourmet Food Parlour, where I was this weekend. It's still pretty close to Swords Orthodontics (they're on North St, we're about 200m away on Main St) and they serve brunch there on a weekend up to 5pm..

woodlander breakfast at Gourmet Food Parlour
The Woodlander Breakfast at Gourmet Food Parlour in Swords

 

Here's the Woodlander Breakfast. Scrambled eggs, herby mushrooms, hot cherry tomatoes, potato and chive cake, toast.

Brace-friendly as there are no hard or crunchy ...

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