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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 our t...

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 but a...

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 stuck i...

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 reali...

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 implant is...

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...