News & Articles: Dental Articles

Removing teeth
If you have damaged teeth or if they are severely decayed and there isn’t a way to repair them, your dentist may recommend removing
Should you apply Fluoride Varnish on Children’s teeth?
Fluoride is a naturally occurring mineral found in water in varying amounts depending on where in the UK you live. It is used to
What is Cosmetic Dentistry?
Because your smile is one of your most prominent facial features, having damaged, crooked, or discoloured teeth can affect your confidence in how you
Gum Disease and Smoking – what we know
We already know smoking is a main cause of severe gum disease and can have long lasting effects. Gum disease or Periodontal disease is
The benefits of Invisalign Clear Braces
Invisalign clear braces are an alternative to fixed braces, and can be used to treat mild to complex teeth straightening issues.  These braces are
What is Root Canal treatment?
Root canal treatment is a dental procedure used to treat infection at the centre of the tooth (root canal system). Root canal treatment is
Osteoporosis and Dental Implants
Osteoporosis is a condition that weakens bones, making them fragile and more likely to break. It can develop slowly over several years and is
Dental amalgam (silver fillings) – what you need to know
The Minamata Convention on mercury is a global treaty, signed by the UK and over one hundred countries in October 2013 with the intention
What is a Maxillary Sinus Graft?
A maxillary sinus graft or lift is a surgery that adds bone to your upper jaw in the area of your molars and premolars.
Diabetes and Dental Health
Taking care of your oral health is very important if you have diabetes, this is because the condition results in a greater risk of
What is Hypodontia?
Hypodontia is an inherited condition characterised by developmentally missing teeth, without taking the absent third molars into account. In the case where there are
What is Hyperdontia?
Hyperdontia is the condition of having supernumerary teeth, or teeth that appear in addition to the regular number of teeth. What are the symptoms of Hyperdontia? The most common symptoms
What is Dental Tourism?
In our ever changing society, it’s becoming more popular to travel abroad for dental surgery, which is referred to as Dental Tourism; this is
Wisdom Teeth
Wisdom teeth are the third and final set of molars that most people get in their late teens or early twenties. Sometimes these teeth
How to identify Dental Abscesses
A dental abscess is a collection of pus and bacteria formed inside the teeth, gums or bone that holds your teeth in place, often
All you need to know about Dental Implants
Many people require dental implants to replace their missing or broken teeth. Whether your teeth have rotted away or were broken on accident, dental
Oral Cancer
Oral cancer, including cancers of the lip, tongue, cheeks, floor of the mouth and throat can be life threatening if not diagnosed and treated
What are the causes of sensitive teeth?
Avoiding eating cold or hot foods because your teeth are sensitive? Tooth sensitivity is one of the most common complaints among dental patients. Many
Why are dental check-ups essential?
It’s important for your overall oral health that you visit your dentist regularly, whether it’s for treatment or dental check-up. This helps maintain good
The benefits of Denplan
What is Denplan? Denplan was set up in 1986 by two dentists, created to assist both patients and practices with private dental care offering
Tips on how to take care of your gums
Taking good care of your gums is important, not only for your oral health but overall health too; looking after oral hygiene is beneficial to
How Does Oral Health Affect Overall Health?
Good oral hygiene has many benefits for your overall health. Your mouth itself helps identify what the rest of your body is going through,
How to identify gum disease
Did you know Gum Disease is the most common disease to affect humans? Do I have Gum Disease? The early stages of gum disease