Fluoride Varnish/Sealants

Posted on: February 19, 2014 by in Uncategorized
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Fissure Sealants are provided with the intention of protecting teeth from decay, and are available through the NHS and at certain schools. By applying a thin, plastic coating around the teeth, the aim is provide a barricade to tooth decay for between five to ten years, and the sealant can be applied to teeth as soon as the child's permanent teeth have begun to emerge (usually around age seven or eight). Fluoride Varnish is a technique whereby teeth of any age can be 'painted' with a Continue Reading ....

Ten Interesting Facts about your Teeth

Posted on: February 10, 2014 by in Dental Tips, Oral Health
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1) Milk teeth begin to develop before birth, but do not appear until 6-12 months after a child is born. Most people will have lost their milk teeth by the time they get to age fourteen. 2) A full adult set consists of thirty-two teeth, the last four of which may appear later than the others. The final teeth to come through are referred to as wisdom teeth. 3) A set of teeth consists of four different types; incisors, canines, premolars, and molars. 4) Incisors are the two front teeth on Continue Reading ....

Routine Dental Check-Ups

Posted on: December 6, 2013 by in Dental Check-Ups
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There are many misconceptions surrounding how often people believe they need to visit their dentist for a routine check-up, and that is because the frequency at which a person needs to see their dentist is relevant to the individual. For example, a dentist may wish to see a patient again after three months if a problem or condition has been identified, whereas a patient with good oral health may not need another appointment for up to two years. The main reason that dentists recommend routine Continue Reading ....

All About Dental Implants

Posted on: November 29, 2013 by in Dental Implants
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Dental Implants have been something of a revolution in modern times. They offer a brilliant solution to resorting a single, several or all of your teeth, with reliable, strong and realistic results. What They Are A dental implant is an artificial tooth root constructed of Titanium. This root is placed into your jaw in place of the original root structure and subsequently holds a replacement tooth or bridge. It is often argued that Dental Implants are one of the few organ replacements that Continue Reading ....

10 Reasons to Brush Your Teeth

Posted on: November 22, 2013 by in Dental Tips
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Brushing your teeth twice a day should be a very important part of your dental routine. There are many reasons to brush your teeth twice a day, some of them are common knowledge and some of them aren’t. We go through ten of the most important reasons below: 1. Save money – Prevention is cheaper than cure! Brushing your teeth twice a day will improve the health of your teeth and gums and help to prevent problems in the future – leaving you with lower dental bills. 2. Fresh Continue Reading ....

The Benefits of Dental Implants

Posted on: November 15, 2013 by in Uncategorized
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For patients who have a missing tooth or are missing a number of teeth, dental implants offer our dentist the opportunity to provide a safe, reliable, and cosmetically-friendly long term solution that can create or restore wonderful smiles. Tooth loss can occur as a result of a variety of dental problems. Gum disease, infection and injury are just three of the common reasons that can cause a patient to eventually suffer tooth loss. Dentures have long been a suitable treatment option for Continue Reading ....

Strongest Evidence To Date Links Gum Health to Heart Problems

Posted on: November 8, 2013 by in Oral Health
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“This research is truly ground-breaking. The potential link between what goes on in your mouth and the health of your heart has been an intense topic of debate for some time. This research clearly shows the more you improve and maintain your gum health, the less chance there is of developing a potential life-threatening illness.” Dr Carter, 2013. Leading researchers (Desvarieux, M et. Al 2013) in the public health field have recently published 'the most direct evidence yet' that there is Continue Reading ....

Crowns, Veneers and Bridges – An introduction

Posted on: November 1, 2013 by in Dental Tips, Treatments
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Dental treatments aren't your typical topic of conversation. It's not very common to rank them by glamour or popularity and it's quite rare to find a group of friends discussing which dental treatment gets the most media coverage – but if you had to pick the least glamorous of all of the dental treatments, then you could argue a good case for crowns, veneers and bridges. They are quite possibly the quietest members of a metaphorically larger band of treatments. But despite this arguable Continue Reading ....

Dental Advice for Coffee Drinkers

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Every morning across the globe, millions of people either switch the kettle on and add two spoonfuls of coffee to their favourite mug or flock to their nearest coffee house and order a caramel latte or a frothy cappuccino. Coffee has become a staple of many people's lives, transforming from a need to a necessity and creating an entire mini economy in of itself. But what many of these coffee bean lovers forget is the impact coffee can have on your dental health. Its high acidity can attack Continue Reading ....

The Benefits of Dental Implants

Posted on: October 18, 2013 by in Dental Implants
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For patients who have a missing tooth or are missing a number of teeth, dental implants offer our dentist the opportunity to provide a safe, reliable, and cosmetically-friendly long term solution that can create or restore wonderful smiles. Tooth loss can occur as a result of a variety of dental problems. Gum disease, infection and injury are just three of the common reasons that can cause a patient to eventually suffer tooth loss. Dentures have long been a suitable treatment option for Continue Reading ....