Ten quick-fire questions to ask your new dentist
If you’re looking for a new dentist it’s easy to be bamboozled by lots of promises, dental jargon and new technology. With so many dentists only offering limited NHS places, it’s also easy to jump on the first option available. So how can you spot a quality dental practice amongst all that noise and ensure […]read more
Dentures – everything you need to know
If you have missing teeth, you’re probably busy researching how you can restore your smile and make eating more enjoyable once again. With so many options available, it’s often hard to see the wood for the trees. Dental bridges and dental implants often spring to mind but it’s important not to discount dentures as the […]read more
Bridging the Gap – Dental Bridges versus Dentures
Never underestimate the importance of replacing a missing tooth. Think of it like a domino effect; if you have a tooth missing it can soon impact a number of teeth within your mouth. The adjacent teeth either side of the gap can tip inwards and the teeth opposite can over-erupt. Before you know it, you’re […]read more
Your guide to dental cavities – filling in the gaps
Have you ever been asked by a friend or colleague how many fillings you have? Whilst the nation’s dental health is undeniably improving, our patients and the general public alike still use the number of fillings as a gauge to measure dental health. What’s important to recognise is that even patients who visit their dentist […]read more
Dental plans – can you afford not to join?
Did you know that a staggering 9 out of 10 people report bleeding gums whilst cleaning their teeth? With only 10% avoiding the dreaded bleeding when brushing, it’s no surprise that more and more patients are turning to dental plans in a bid to future-proof their dental health……and bank balance. In this month’s blog, we […]read more
Getting to the root (canal) of the problem
Getting to the root of the problem Just told someone that you’re having root canal treatment? Were you greeted with a sympathetic face followed by a wealth of over-imaginative horror stories? Let’s set the record straight. Root canal treatment does not cause any pain. In fact, a root canal treatment is there to relieve pain. […]read more
TEETH CLEANING – BRUSH UP ON YOUR DENTAL HEALTH
As food and energy bills soar and patients juggle the demands of work and family life, one question we’re often asked about, is how can you reduce the cost and time of visiting the dentist. Trips to the dentist do not need to be time consuming or costly but, the old saying certainly rings true, prevention is better […]read more
How much does cosmetic dentistry cost?
The face of cosmetic dentistry is changing. Gone are the days when only the rich and famous could afford to invest in, and enjoy, a winning smile. New techniques mean that a makeover is finally available with minimal dentistry. Just as importantly, the cost of cosmetic treatments are more attractive and accessible than ever. So, […]read more
The Effect of Smoking on Your Dental Health #NoSmokingDay
The health risks of smoking are well-known nowadays, the TV adverts and warnings on the side of cigarette packets give the message quite clearly. We all know that smoking causes lung cancer and heart disease, but did you know it has a large impact on your dental health also? You could find that you lose teeth […]read more
Why Visit a Dental Hygienist?
Many people wonder if it’s actually important to visit a dental hygienist or not, in this article we will look at some of the problems that can arise and how a dental hygienist can help you spot these early symptoms. In a recent article, it was reported that sugar-free sweets and ‘diet’ soft drinks are […]read more