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Dental Sedation – Dr Kaila Girvan describes what happens when a patient undergoes sedation. This is part 2 of 3 videos so that patients can feel relaxed about their dental procedures under sedation. Dr Kaila Girvan discusses Dental Sedation as part of a dental procedure. If you are considering a dental treatment, then it may…

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What does your dentist wish that you knew? Investing in your smile is crucial. The more you take care of it, the less problems you’ll encounter. There is more to looking after teeth than just brushing, flossing and going for regular dental check-ups. Here are a few things your dentist wishes you knew! Honesty is…

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WHAT ARE DENTAL IMPLANTS AND DO I NEED THEM? GUEST BLOG BY HAYLEY IRons We now seem to live in a world where looks mean everything. Falling short in any way is not an option in this social media/selfie-driven world. It is easy to hear the term ‘dental implants’ and believe that this could be…

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  Dental practice reviews GUEST BLOG BY Nikoleta Gehrmann Dental practice reviews are a great source of information…when written by real patients. It is a well-known fact that not all online reviews are real, and not all dentists are as nervous-patient friendly as they claim to be, so you want to make sure to choose…

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nearly one in three adults do not see a dentist for up to ten years at a time due to anxiety. it’s important for dentists to offer the best possible patient experience. We take a look at some dental clinics to see how they deliberately create an angst-free patient experience. Consideration of the practice décor One…

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Who is the best dentist in Shoreham? If you need to find a new dentist in Shoreham, Defacto Dentists can help you! It doesn’t matter if it’s for a simple routine check up or for a complete mouth makeover – we can help you find a dentist near you so that you can achieve the smile…

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best dentist in kings heath

Looking for a new dentist in King’s Heath? If you need to find a new dentist in King’s Heath, we can help you! It doesn’t matter if it’s for a simple routine check up or for a complete mouth makeover – we can help you find a dentist near you so that you can achieve the…

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Need to Find a Dentist in Harborne? Maybe you’ve recently moved to the area or perhaps you need to find a dentist in Harborne for your child. Maybe you’re looking for a dentist who can offer you the specific treatments you’re looking for. Whatever your reason for needing a new dentist, we’ve got you covered!…

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Are you looking for a new dentist in Richmond? Maybe you’ve recently moved to Richmond, or maybe you’re looking for a specific treatment that your regular dentist doesn’t offer.  Everyone always asks us ‘how can I figure out who the best dentist in my town is?”. Today were discussing dentists in Richmond  so that we…

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vaping, vape, staining teeth, dentistry

Are you one of those people who switched from smoking cigarettes to vaping? Maybe you made the switch to vaping for the health benefits, maybe it’s because you like treating yourself to a new vape-y flavour whether it be toffee, cherry or blueberry muffin, or maybe you bowed to peer pressure after someone asked ‘do…

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oral health, children's oral health, NHS Cuts, government cuts

How long is too long to wait for a dental operation? The number of children in England waiting longer than six months for a dental operation under general anaesthesia has risen by 52% over the past three years, data provided by NHS trusts suggests. Children are being forced to suffer due to continuous cuts to NHS dentistry.…

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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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obesity, NHS, weight, weight management, dental treatment, diet

People in the UK are being forced to go to specialist treatment centres to receive dental treatment because of their weight. Is there such a thing as being too big for the dentist? Can weight really affect how you can be treated by a dentist? In short, yes. Obesity levels are soaring. Unsurprisingly, obesity is…

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cbeebies, kids tv, dentistry, dental care

CBBC programme is promoting good oral health in Children. Instilling a good oral health care routine in your children is vital. The younger they learn how to take good care of their teeth, the better. Habits that children learn from a very young age are habits they will keep for life. Kids TV shows are…

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domestic abuse, can spot domestic abuse, dentistry, dental health, oral health

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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Nowadays, it can seem like there is so much to look out for in term of our dental health. Swollen gums, increased sensitivity and shifting teeth to name just a few. We hate to add to the list, but there is something that many people have and don’t realise there is a problem! Ever noticed…

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Children in the UK have access to free dental care on the NHS. Ensuring that children attend dental appointments from a young age is crucial to ensure that they develop good dental habits from a young age. If a child pays good attention to their teeth and gums when they are young, they can prevent…

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Going Back To Dentist

Going back to the dentist after a long period of avoiding appointments can be a daunting experience.   Everyone has their own reasons for not going to the dentist – some people have dental phobia and are scared of the dentist, some people don’t feel the need to visit the dentist unless they feel pain…

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Whether you’re a patient or a dental professional you’ll be aware that people suffer with dental anxiety. It’s dealt with by both sides on a daily basis, around 25% of people globally suffer from dental anxiety. It may be the case that a reassuring dentist or sedation dentistry soothes some patients. However, for those with…

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Tooth decay in young children is on the rise and nursery staff are trying to change that. The cost of removing teeth in hospital has risen by 66% since 2011 according to the British Dental Association. However, although there may be children going through the discomfort of having fillings or extractions, there are many other children…

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