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07/09/2017  

This is a frequently asked question by parents of young children. This depends on the dental age of the patient rather than chronological age. Braces are usually associated with teenagers but this isn...

26/07/2017  

As we age, some people believe that losing their teeth is inevitable. This is a misconception! With proper care your teeth can last a lifetime. There have been huge strides made in technological devel...

22/06/2017  

Dental Anxiety is one of the most common phobias in the world with nearly a third of all adults disliking the dentist and 1 in 10 of us having a phobia so strong that we actually avoid visiting the de...

25/04/2017  

Bad breath or halitosis is a common problem that can affect anyone at any age. About one in four people are thought to have bad breath. A new study published in the International Journal of Dental H...

03/04/2017  

We are delighted to announce that Dr. Jim Dufty will be joining us as an associate in March 2017. Jim has a special interest in periodontics and has had many years of experience treating these conditi...

28/02/2017  

We are all aware that smoking is bad for our health, causing a vast variety of medical conditions. The estimation is that 96,000 people die from smoking related diseases and half of all regular smoker...

12/01/2017  

A surprising 42% of British people wish they could change the appearance of their teeth. A quarter of people feel so conscious of their smile, they avoid smiling altogether! Don’t let your smile af...

25/11/2016  

The UK’s leading oral health charity, the Oral Health Foundation (OHF) has launched its mouthawareness month, which is an annual campaign to raise awareness of signs, symptoms and causes of mouth...

27/09/2016  

The inaugural Welsh Dentistry awards were held on Friday evening at The Millennium Stadium hosted by Tom Shanklin ex Wales and British Lion. The evening proved to a be a massive success for The May...

09/08/2016 David Guppy

Most dental practices in the UK regard themselves as computerised. Patients are familiar with receptionists making appointments, taking details and contacting then via email. They often see their dent...

22/06/2016  

Everyone wants whiter teeth, but what are the best ways of achieving this? Looking through the internet can be very confusing, is it max white, pearly white, what strength, is it safe to use and the ...

16/05/2016 David Guppy

As our lifestyles have become busier, looking after our oral health has become more difficult. Grabbing that cheeky caramel latte, snacking through the day due to a missed lunch can all have a nega...

30/03/2016 David Guppy

1) Its Painless compared to conventional braces, Invisalign does not hurt. You might not be able to chew hard foods on the first day but nothing compared to metal braces. Invisalig...

03/02/2016 David Guppy

1) Always consult a dentist before making any teeth whitening decisions.2) Tooth whitening provided outside a dental setting is not insured or regulated. Any peroxide products over 6% are banned i...

08/01/2016 David Guppy

1) Dental implants are accepted as the most successful and trusted method of tooth replacement used today. Dentists themselves opt for this treatment when faced with the prospect of losing teeth.2...

19/11/2015 David Guppy

There is growing concern over the link between gum disease and other chronic conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, strokes and problems in pregnancy. It is estimated that over half of all adults...

07/10/2015 David Guppy

The British Dental Health Organisation (BDHF) is fully supporting proposals made by chef Jamie Oliver in his campaign against excess sugar. As part of his new documentary “Jamies Sugar Rush” is ta...

07/09/2015 David Guppy

As the population is now living longer and hopefully healthier lives, we need to think about how we can maintain our teeth for longer. Unfortunately we loose teeth over time due to wear, decay or gum...

03/06/2015 David Guppy

Dentistry is truly entering a new age and it is hard to keep pace with innovation and technology. It is even harder to recognise the Sinclair C5s from the Apple Macs. Most importantly how can we make ...

24/04/2015 David Guppy

There are now new ways to lift and firm the face without having to resort to surgery. The world of aesthetic treatments has moved on greatly during the past 15 years. The forward momentum has brought ...