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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…

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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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Bruxism: What is it?

Have you noticed your teeth wearing down? Do you suffer from headaches, earaches and inflamed gums? You might be suffering from Bruxism. What does bruxism look like? Commonly known as grinding your teeth, bruxism is fairly common. It can have a huge impact on the look and health of your teeth. Around 10% of adults…

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Are you ruining your smile?

You could be ruining your smile without even knowing it! You have a more extensive knowledge of dental health these days. Brushing twice a day with toothpaste is not all you need to do though. Here are some hints and tips on how and why these things could be wasting your teeth and therefore ruining…

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Constantly Tired? It Could Be Gum Disease.

We all have those days where we feel like we could fall asleep on the spot. But some people suffer from constantly feeling tired, otherwise known as chronic fatigue. While chronic fatigue is a symptom of many illnesses and disabilities, chronic fatigue is also a symptom of gum disease. What is Gum Disease? Well, gum disease…

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How to: Achieve the smile of your dreams, naturally

Can you achieve the smile of your dreams naturally? For many people, achieving the smile of their dreams means having straight, white teeth. Your teeth would be well sized and have lovely straight edges. However, most of us aren’t lucky enough to have such a smile naturally. Until recently you would have undergone years of…

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Is Tea Staining Your Teeth More Than Red Wine & Coffee?

Yes – Tea is the biggest culprit of staining your teeth! Even more than red wine and coffee believe it or not. Unless you’ve had cosmetic whitening treatments, there’s a very high chance your teeth aren’t sparkling white (If they are though, let us know how you managed that!). It would seem that every week,…

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How to: Dental Implant Aftercare

Congratulations! You’ve got brand new implants and your teeth look great! What about dental implant aftercare? Although implants look great, they’re a little more high maintenance than your average set of teeth. While unlike your teeth, your implant is not ‘alive’ but the gum and surrounding bone can get infected and lead to failure if…

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What To Do When Your Child Has A Dental Emergency

Do you know what to do when your child has a dental emergency? Dental emergencies aren’t fun for anyone, especially for kids. It may be because of a sporting accident. It could be an on-going problem or maybe a complete surprise. Children can experience dental emergencies just as frequently as adults. Be prepared You can…

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What is cosmetic composite bonding?

guest blog by Hayley Irons Do you have chipped or uneven teeth? Cosmetic composite bonding may be your answer! Have you noticed that the term ‘cosmetic bonding’ has become a bit of a dental buzzword(s) these days? Cosmetic bonding is a relatively simple procedure that produces very effective results. This  is why it has become…

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Stop going to your GP with dental problems

Dentists don’t study for 5 years and practice for years upon years for patients to phone a GP when their teeth and gums get sore.  More and more Brits are making a beeline for their GP when they encounter problems with their teeth instead of calling a dentist, but why? Today on the blog, we…

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Are you looking for straight teeth to give you that perfect smile?

Article by Dr Andrew Wallace Would you like to have perfectly straight teeth giving you that perfect smile? Who wouldn’t? Today there have never been more options for the large number of people seeking straighter teeth. How do you get perfectly straight teeth? One great option for straight teeth are clear aligners. These discreet clear…