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New Year new smile?

The New Year can be a great time to reassess your smile and your general dental health. If it has been a while since you last saw a dentist, then why not book an appointment? Read more


Bleeding gums are never normal

Did you notice your gums bled when you last brushed or flossed? If this is becoming a regular occurrence then it is time to take action. Healthy, strong and properly maintained gums will not bleed and this is often a sign that they have become infected and you could have the early stages of gum disease, a condition called gingivitis. Read more


Habitual Snoring is No Joke

Snoring is very common and many of us will snore occasionally. However habitual snoring can not only be very disruptive for anyone sharing your bed, but may present a health risk. Persistent interruptions to sleep can lead to a number of different problems, particularly if your habitual snoring is cause by a condition called sleep apnea. Read more


Why are dental implants the best way to replace missing teeth?

It is upsetting to have to lose a tooth, but we are lucky to live in a time when technology can replace missing teeth in a way that looks natural and beautiful. Dental implants have been safely used for decades, and can be the best and healthiest way to replace a missing tooth. Read more


How Long Will a Root Canal Treatment Last?

Root canal treatment is very common but if you need this therapy you probably want to know how long it will last and if it will save your tooth from extraction. Read more


Do you smoke? Learn how it affects your oral health

Are you a smoker? If so you may already be aware of how smoking affects your general health, but have you thought about how it impacts your oral health? In fact smoking can have a dramatic effect on dental health, greatly increasing your risk of developing dental problems and oral cancer. Read more


What is the best diet for a healthy smile?

Regular brushing and flossing is important for good dental health, but your diet can also make a difference. While there is nothing wrong in having a little bit of everything now and then, there are certain foods that might be beneficial for dental health. Read more


How regular hygiene appointments can make a difference to your dental health

If you regularly visit the dentist then you probably have your teeth cleaned at the same time. This is a very good routine to get into and should form part of your preventative dentistry plan. For most of us, regular professional cleanings will be a treatment that leaves the mouth feeling beautifully fresh and clean, and teeth can often look a little whiter after being gently polished. But are you aware of how regular dental cleanings can help your oral health? Read more


Planning a smile makeover for a special event, or just because you deserve it

It is becoming increasingly common for people to plan a smile makeover in time for a special event and even small changes can make quite a difference. For example, you might wish to improve your smile in time for a wedding or other celebration, but equally you don’t need to have an excuse to treat yourself. These days cosmetic dental treatments are often far more affordable than you might think and it could be that you only require very small modifications to improve the appearance of your teeth. Read more


Why you shouldn’t ignore a toothache

Have you recently had a nagging toothache, or perhaps a feeling that one of your teeth isn’t quite right? It can be tempting to ignore these symptoms, especially if they subsequently disappear but there are several good reasons as to why you shouldn’t. Read more