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Smiling – The Key To Looking Younger?

Smiling – something that we should do more often! On average, women smile a whopping 62 times every day compared to men who smile only 6 times a day! Are we really shocked at that though? C’mon men, crack us a smile! Eight in ten Brits say that they are confident enough to smile at…

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What can dentists do for patients with dental anxiety?

For patients who suffer from dental anxiety, going to the dentist for a check-up or treatment can be a particularly daunting experience. What can a dentist do to make your experience better? Clinics designed to reduce dental anxiety From the moment you step through the door of the clinic, a welcoming environment helps in the…

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How to floss like a boss.

Flossing your teeth is a mystery to most people. In this video, Flora Couper (a fully qualified hygienist) demonstrates the most effective and simple way to floss. Why do we floss? Simple really. We floss to prevent a build up of bacteria between our teeth. These are the spaces that even the best toothbrush won’t…

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Your Children and the Dentist

We all want our children to have a great experience going to the dentist. What can we do to make sure we do this from an early age? We all want the best for our children As parents, we want nothing more than to see our children grow up to be healthy, happy and successful.…

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Helping your child brush their teeth properly

Just how can you help your young child brush their teeth properly? It’s a problem most of us parents have. Does your child like brushing their teeth? It can be a task getting kids to take part in anything that is meant to keep them healthy. Eating vegetables and going to bed at the right…

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Top 5 Teeth Whitening Products

Which products do dental professionals recommend? We asked dentists, therapists and hygienists for their recommendations on teeth whitening products. The reason was to find out which products they would recommend for teeth whitening. You will be really surprised by the results! Products such as Enlighten, Philips Zoom and Boutique Whitening were widely used in the…

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Veneers, Whitening or Aligners – Achieving Your Perfect Smile

40% of Brits are unhappy with their smile So many of us are unhappy with our appearance. We will change our hairstyle, have a wardrobe overhaul, try crash diets and crazy diet pills to try and make a change. When it comes to our smiles, two fifths of us aren’t happy. Why are we opting…

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Why Should You Replace Your Missing Teeth?

Missing several teeth can severely affect your daily life Missing teeth can affect your general health, your appearance and diminish your self-esteem. Not only will replacing missing teeth make you look better and boost your confidence, it is crucial for the overall health of your other teeth and your gums. Why worry about missing just…

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Embarrassed about your teeth?

Embarrassment is a common concern for people with dental anxiety, fear or phobia, many of whom haven’t seen a dentist for many years. In this short clip Dr Mike Gow explains that dentists who understand dental anxiety will not judge or lecture you. They will listen to what your goals are, reassure you about your…

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Dentists Can Spot The Signs of Domestic Abuse

Dentists are undergoing training so they can spot the signs of domestic abuse. Our dentists are trained to recognise a whole host of problems. From gum disease and decay, to illnesses such as oral cancers or even diabetes. But Dentists all around the world are being trained to recognise symptoms of abuse. Today on the…

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What is the best electric toothbrush?

Your are going to spend some hard earned money on a good quality toothbrush and you want to make sure that you are buying the right one for you. So which one do you buy? Electric toothbrushes now have a variety of woweee technology built in to them. Sometimes it is better to simply brush…

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What is Dental Anxiety?

Do you feel fearful at the thought of going to the dentist? Do you get scared even thinking about entering the waiting room? Then it’s likely that you’re suffering from dental anxiety. Most people don’t relish the idea of going for their check up. However, for some it can be a terrifying thought. Around 50%…