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Helping children with special needs at the dentist

Taking children with special needs to the dentist can be daunting. Children and the dentist For most children, their first visits to the dentist can be scary. The experience may be new to them. Children do not like the feeling of not knowing what is happening to them. Children may have heard adults saying that…

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Do you have pain from your braces?

Braces are one of the best ways of effectively straightening teeth. However, pain from your braces can be hard to deal with. Are you struggling with painful braces? It’s very common now for young adults to experience having braces. They are available at no cost to under-18s through the NHS. The most common complaint of…

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COVID-19 – Contingency Planning

Are we about to go into a second lockdown? We are surrounded by uncertainty at the moment with questions left hanging in the air. Will we be facing another lockdown before Christmas? Will there be procedural changes as a result of escalating number announced daily? Our primary focus is on helping you maintain a level…

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Have you neglected your teeth?

Many people neglect their teeth. Have you neglected your teeth because you are afraid of the dentist? Maybe you think that the neglect is so far gone that no dentist could ever help you. This is not true. A dentist can restore your neglected teeth. Oh yes, and they will not be the worst the…

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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…