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09/10/2019  

A smile is one of the first things we notice in others. Smiling is a sign of friendliness and trust and our ability to smile is also important for our mental health. Sadly, many of us hide our s...

13/08/2019  

Has “magic wand” treatment finally arrived in dentistry? Well not quite, but digital scanning has transformed the type of dentistry we can offer. From simple procedures to complex rehabilita...

23/07/2019  

Half elite British sportspeople suffer tooth decay and two thirds have gum disease according to new research. In the largest study of its kind published by Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiol...

19/06/2019  

According to the findings of a new study one in four Brits don’t mind sharing their toothbrush with others. Commissioned by the Oral Health Foundation and Philips, as part of National Smile...

16/05/2019  

Cosmetic Dentistry is increasing in popularity and a recent survey carried out by RealSelf found that 40% of British people want to improve their teeth with whitening, veneers or Invisalign. ...

16/04/2019  

It might be stating the obvious but most patients having a dental implant have never had one before. They are probably familiar with most procedures encountered at the dentist but placement o...

12/03/2019  

Two words you don’t often see in the same sentence!As healthcare providers we all have a role to play in tackling the biggest threat to global health in the 21st Century: Climate Change. ...

07/02/2019  

Jaw pain is often associated with throbbing, uncomfortable pain. It can come on suddenly or it can start off mild and become more intense over time. The symptoms will depend on the root cause...

09/01/2019  

Most of us will be making New Years resolutions. It could be taking up a new hobby, exercising more or eating healthier. What about starting 2019 with a great new smile? Whether it’s alteri...

14/11/2018  

Technology has had a huge impact on our daily lives in recent years. What does an all- digital practice mean and how does it impact on your dental care?

What is Digital Dentistry?

16/10/2018  

Bulimia is an eating disorder that’s described as a destructive pattern of eating and purging (vomiting) to control weight. This cycle of constant bingeing and purging not only causes stress o...

29/08/2018  

Why do teeth die on us?

Teeth contain a blood supply and healthy teeth are very much alive. The pulp of the tooth extends from the crown to the roots. When the nerves in the pulp of...

18/07/2018  

Cosmetic dentistry focuses primarily on the appearance of teeth usually expressed when smiling. Whilst dentists should always put dental health first, dramatic improvements can be made without r...

19/06/2018  

It is tempting to ignore a small amount of blood when you brush your teeth. However, bleeding gums should not be ignored as it could be a sign of gum disease. Treating bleeding gums quickly can ...

21/05/2018  

Eating a well balanced diet is not only important for our general health but also for our teeth. Limiting the in- take of sugary foods prevents obesity which is well publicised but also keeps...

23/03/2018  

Tooth alignment can be improved at any age, so long as your gums and bone structure are healthy- so it's never too late! Straight teeth can dramatically make a difference to one's appearance...

17/01/2018  

Proper dental care whilst wearing braces is well worth the effort once the braces come off. This should include:

Rinsing the Mouth

Braces can cause food particles to get s...

18/12/2017  

If the thought of going to the dentist causes your heart to race and your hands to sweat you are not alone. Although many will choose to make dental health one of their New Years resolutions, in...

31/10/2017  

Today’s gold standard for tooth replacement is dental implants. A dental implant is a small, titanium alloy screw which is used to surgically replace damaged or missing natural teeth. The impl...

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 th...