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  • Protect your teeth: Foods that cause acid enamel erosion

    Enamel plays a vital part in protecting our teeth. This tough substance – the hardest substance on the body – forms the outside of each tooth. If enamel is damaged is can eventually lead to tooth decay. As there is no way to repair tooth enamel it is important that we take care of our Read the full article…

    Wednesday, November 15th, 2017
  • Bruxism: Why do I grind my teeth?

    It is estimated that up to a third of the population grind their teeth. Bruxism – as teeth grinding is medically known – usually affects people in their sleep, when they grind their teeth or clench their jaw. It can also be an issue throughout the day – although this is usually just jaw clenching. Read the full article…

    Monday, November 13th, 2017
  • Don’t let dental anxiety stop you from getting regular check-ups

    Anxiety about visiting the dentist can be a serious problem. For those with no experience of the stress a serious fear of the dentist can cause, it is easy to underestimate the importance of seeking specialist support. Anxiety can leave a person paralysed with fear, and can even lead to panic attacks. Not only can Read the full article…

    Sunday, October 15th, 2017
  • Dental surgery: will I need an anaesthetic or sedation?

    To make the experience as painless and comfortable as possible, dental surgery will require the patient to have some form of anaesthetic. In the vast majority of cases where dental treatment such as fillings or tooth extraction are needed the dentist will use a local anaesthetic. What is a local anaesthetic? Local anaesthetic sees a Read the full article…

    Wednesday, October 11th, 2017
  • Facts About Tooth Staining and Discoloration

    Why aren’t my teeth white? The colour of your teeth can be influenced by lots of factors, including the translucence of your enamel (or surface) layer, the darkness of your dentin layer underneath your enamel, the size of the tooth (big teeth have more of the dark dentin layer, which makes them look darker) and Read the full article…

    Thursday, September 28th, 2017
  • Why snacks could be playing havoc with your teeth

    Children’s diets are constantly in the news, but what about adults – how much sugar are we actually consuming every day? Sugar has crept more and more into our diets through an increase in processed foods – and as our choice of snacks has got sweeter and sweeter. Experts recommend that anyone over the age Read the full article…

    Tuesday, September 12th, 2017
  • Don’t let a dental emergency ruin your holiday

    Passport? Check. Currency? Check. Teeth, erm…check? When travelling, a dental check up should be factored in as part of your preparations, particularly if you have been suffering from a niggling concern. One thing is for sure, a dental emergency abroad will certainly be a lot more inconvenient than a quick check-up to ensure everything is Read the full article…

    Tuesday, September 5th, 2017
  • How to cut back on sugar over the summer holidays

    Enjoying a day out with the kids this summer holiday? Feel like you’re surrounded by sugary snacks left, right and centre? Unfortunately at so many family destinations, sweet temptations are part and parcel of the experience. This also means endless demands for drinks, slushies, ice cream, sweets and chocolate. But as well as the cost Read the full article…

    Wednesday, August 16th, 2017
  • Protect your teeth – blitz gum disease with good brushing

    Plaque – everyone has heard about the importance of brushing, flossing and using mouth wash to keep this dental pest at bay, but why is it such a problem? The short answer is that plaque causes gum disease – and gum disease if left untreated can result in the loss of teeth. In fact, gum Read the full article…

    Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
  • Bring the sparkle back to your smile with a dental bridge

    Is your smile missing its sparkle? Or more to the point has tooth loss left you self conscious about sharing your smile with others? Losing a tooth can have a real impact on a person’s self-confidence – no matter whereabouts in their mouth the gap is. And it’s not just the effect the loss of Read the full article…

    Friday, July 14th, 2017