Are your teeth giving you a headache?

Headaches and links with dental malocclusion The World Health Organisation estimates that almost half of the adult population have experienced a headache at least once within the last year. Those suffering from recurrent headaches may find that they impact their quality of life, both at home and work. What constitutes a recurrent headache? A headache […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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