31 Aug
Three Reasons It’s Important to See Your Hygienist Regularly

Most of us are aware that we need to go to the dentist every 6-12 months, but did you know that it’s also really beneficial to see a dental hygienist on a regular basis? If you’re thinking about booking a dental hygiene appointment, here are 3 good reasons to go…

30 Aug
Are you sure your whitening treatment is legal?

Tooth whitening is an increasingly popular cosmetic dental treatment, but dentists in the UK are worried about the prevalence of illegal whitening products and suppliers. If you surveyed a group of people who were thinking about undergoing whitening treatments, it is likely that some would not be aware of the…

23 Aug
New study suggests gum disease could increase dementia risk by up to 70%

A new study suggests that gum disease increases the risk of dementia developing by up to 70 percent. The findings of a study that involved 28,000 people show that those who take good care of their teeth and gums have a much lower risk of suffering from dementia than those…

11 Aug
How Bad is Drinking Alcohol For Your Teeth?

It’s summer, and many of us are busy enjoying garden gatherings and afternoons in the beer garden. There’s nothing wrong with having a drink now and again, but it is important to be aware of the impact of drinking on your teeth and the dangers associated with drinking to excess….

09 Aug
Dentists encourage patients to book pre-holiday check-ups

It’s that time of year again when there’s a mass exit from British sores to exotic sun-drenched beaches. If you’re going away on holiday, dentists are advising you to book a check-up before you jet off. Nobody wants to spend their well-earned break nursing toothache or avoiding ice cold drinks…

02 Aug
Pregnant women urged to make use of free dental services

Pregnant women have been urged to make use of health benefits available to them on the NHS. When you fall pregnant, you are entitled to claim a maternity exemption card, which enables you to claim free dental treatment, as well as free prescriptions. The cards are handed out by the…