News & Articles: Dental Articles

What is chronic periodontal disease?
The name “periodontitis” means ‘inflammation around the tooth.” Micro-organisms, such as bacteria, stick to the surface of the tooth and in the pockets surrounding
The association between Periodontitis and Osteoporosis 
It is more than a century that the idea of a possible connection between the mouth and the rest of the body first appeared
Gum disease and arthritis 
Scientists have long been aware of a connection between gum disease and systemic diseases such as heart disease and diabetes. A new growing body
The link between gum disease and obesity 
Along with being associated with heart disease, diabetes, and even increased mortality, obesity is also associated with periodontal disease. The link between gum disease
Dental Trauma
Dentists treat all kinds of tooth problems, and your dentist will probably be your first point of call after sustaining any sort of trauma.
Managing toothache at home
With the country gripped by the outbreak of Coronavirus and many dentists closed until further notice a guide has been published for managing toothache
Diabetes and Gum Disease
Did you know that there is estimated to be over 4 million people living with diabetes in the UK at present. This represents 6% of the UK population
Effective prevention of Periodontal diseases
Bleeding gums are not a natural sign and generally indicate poor gum health. This may manifest as blood in your saliva when brushing teeth and
Look after your teeth at Christmas
Now, we’re not one to kill your festive cheer or put a dampener on the incoming Christmas party season, but it would seem putting
Spotting mouth cancer in the early stages
Whilst your dental practitioner will check your mouth thoroughly at each appointment, spotting mouth cancer in the early stages is very important and you
The Symptoms of Mouth Cancer
As part of Mouth Cancer Action Month, we are looking at the symptoms of mouth cancer and what you can do to help your dentist
Causes of mouth cancer
November is Mouth Cancer Action Month and here in the first of a series of articles we look at the causes of mouth cancer.
Research shows risks to children’s oral health
Research conducted by the Royal College of Surgeons has shown that there is still work to be done around children’s oral health in the
Summer Oral Health
As the heat rises and we protect our skin with sun cream, we must make sure we add our summer oral health into the
The growing trend of DIY Dentistry
DIY dentistry has been a growing trend as kits have been flooding onto the market for a few years, giving the ability to whiten
Which foods are good for your teeth?
Many foods and beverages cause damage to our teeth without us even realising, whether it be from high acidity, sugar or from pigments in
The Dangers of Teeth Whitening Kits
Preventing your teeth from discolouring can be difficult, especially for those who regularly drink coffee, tea, red wine or smoke. To this end teeth
Oral Cancer Awareness
Do you know mouth cancer is now the 14th most common cancer in the UK? 93% of oral cancer cases are preventable and are
Effects of Teeth Grinding (Bruxism)
Many people are susceptible to grinding their teeth or clenching their jaw without realising they’re doing it. Grinding your teeth, (referred to as Bruxism)
Caring for your Child’s Dental Health – How to prevent Tooth Decay
In our society, there is a continuous challenge to reduce tooth decay and extraction rates within children. The NHS figures reveal that 6.9 million
Primary prevention of Peri-Implantitis
Peri-implantitis is a site-specific infectious disease that causes an inflammatory process in soft tissues and bone loss around an osseointegrated implant in function. When
Enamel Erosion
Enamel is the outer protective layer for your teeth and helps protect against physical and chemical damage. Enamel is very strong – in fact
Discoloured teeth
Tooth discolouration can’t be determined from just one cause. In some cases it can’t be avoided – although it’s important to know how it
How your diet can affect Gum Disease
Mild cases of Gum disease or Periodontal disease can be treated and their affects can be reversed if you notice the signs early. However,