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The dangers of teeth whitening kits

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 whitening has become an increasingly popular option to get that 'Hollywood…

Oral Cancer Awareness

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 mostly due to lifestyle choices. Claim your no charge mouth cancer…

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Invisalign Open Days

Discover the benefits of Invisalign Clear Braces for teeth straightening, with a free consultation appointment at one of our open days. We’re offering up to 20% off your Invisalign treatment, free Teeth Whitening and Cosmetic…

Effects of teeth grinding

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) can cause numerous amounts of oral health problems as well as…

Primary prevention of Peri-Implantitis

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 dental implants have been placed in your jawbone successfully, osseointegration (connection)…

Enamel Erosion

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 it is the hardest tissue in the human body, tougher than…

Discoloured Teeth

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 can be prevented. Types and causes of Discolouration Discoloured teeth can…

Removing Teeth

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 teeth; although this will be the last resort, as your dentist…

What is Cosmetic Dentistry

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 portray yourself to others. The rise in cosmetic surgery over recent…

Osteoporosis and Dental Implants

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 often only diagnosed when a minor fall or sudden impact causes…

Diabetes and Dental Health

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 oral infection and often slows down the healing process. When seeing…

What is Hypodontia

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 six or more missing permanent teeth, the condition is called Oligodontia.…

What is Hyperdontia?

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 or sign of Hyperdontia is when you can't chew properly or…

What is Dental Tourism

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 where individuals seek dental care outside of their local healthcare system. …

Wisdom Teeth

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 can be a valuable asset to the mouth when healthy and…

Oral cancer

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 early. Between 2013 and 2015 there were roughly 11,449 head and…

The benefits of Denplan

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 a range of dental payment plans to suit every oral health…

Winter Newsletter

Winter Newsletter

Our Winter Newsletter is now out and being mailed to our list of subscribers. If you would like to download a copy please click here: Winter Newsletter