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Bruxism, is the medical term for grinding your teeth and clenching your jaw. Bruxism can be a genetic problem but it is most commonly triggered by stress.  The problem  is common, with some people not even realising that they’re doing it, but in recent years, the number of people grinding and clenching their teeth has…

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When was the last time you visited the hygienist? Almost one third of adults in the UK have never had a hygiene appointment at the dentist,  research from Tepe has shown. This is a truly shocking statistic. Some people think that visiting the dentist is enough. And in some cases, that is true. There are…

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Did you take part in this month’s DentaltownUK Quiz? Here are the answers! Let’s see how you got on!   1.  Walker. 2. Katrina and the Waves with “Love, Shine a Light” in 1997. 3. Madonna Louise Ciccone. 4. Joseph Hubertus Pilates (December 9, 1883 – October 9, 1967) was a German physical trainer and invented the popular…

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Is Brexit the cause of the lack of NHS dentists in Scotland? Recently on Defacto Dentists, we’ve looked a lot at the impact NHS cuts are having on patient’s abilities to get treatment. Many people have no choice but to drive to two or three towns away just to be seen by a dentist. Even…

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How often do you look for reviews? Whether it’s a restaurant, a holiday or a salon, we guarantee that you look for them.  After all, who is more honest than other customers? Would you take the risk buy something with no reviews or negative reviews? Maybe. Would you take the risk and visit a dental…

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Dental health is important at all ages, but it can decline as you get older. Even with vigilant dental care as a child and an adult, a whole host of dental related problems can emerge later in life. Tooth sensitivity and tooth loss are not just a fact of life as you age, they can…

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Get ready to pay more for your appointments. It would have been a nice April Fools’ joke, but on April 1st, otherwise known as Price Hike Day, we found out our dental treatments are going to cost us even more. This is because government bodies and private firms are upping their charges. We know that…

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