Why You Should Make an Appointment with a Female Dentist for Your Overdue Work

12 September 2018
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

At one time, the dental industry appeared to be predominantly a male domain. Perhaps this was due to career opportunities in previous generations or simply popular perception, but either way that has changed considerably in recent years. This may be a particularly good thing, especially for people like you, who seem to have an irrational fear associated with this area. If you know that you need to visit for some overdue dental work, maybe you should seek out a female dentist instead, as this may be able to get you across the threshold. Read More 

Why You Need to Continue Treatment Even after Your Braces Are Removed

6 August 2018
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Are you fed up of being self-conscious when you smile? Do you find that you move your hand up in front of your mouth when you're talking because you don't want people to see your teeth? Of course, this is no way to go through life, and sooner or later, you're going to come to that conclusion yourself. When that happens, you will be straight on the phone to your orthodontist to talk with them about straightening your teeth using braces. Read More 

Are Dental Implants the Right Choice for You?

25 July 2018
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

If you're missing a tooth or need to have some teeth extracted due to severe cavities or other such damage, you might ask your dentist about the option of dental implants. Only your dentist can advise you if you're a candidate for such a procedure, but note a few factors about these appliances so you can then discuss this choice with him or her, as needed. What is a dental implant? Read More 

Five diseases you could prevent by cleaning your teeth

28 June 2018
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Everyone knows that good oral hygiene helps to prevent tooth decay, gum disease, and bad oral health generally; but recent research has suggested that keeping your teeth clean can prevent other diseases as well. Here are some of the health benefits of cleaning your teeth that you may not have known about. Heart disease In 2010, researchers at University College London (reported on the NHS website) showed that people who did not brush their teeth were 70 per cent more likely to develop heart disease. Read More 

Three Simple Tips to Prepare Your Child for Their First Orthodontic Assessment

5 June 2018
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Children should undergo an orthodontic assessment before the full eruption of their adult teeth, usually between the ages of7 and 10. Whilst your child might already be accustomed to their check-ups at the dentist, orthodontic treatment is something entirely new to them. Your child might feel worried or scared about visiting the orthodontist for the first time simply because it's something brand new -- but fortunately, you can make this visit (and future visits) much smoother and easier by doing the following things. Read More