NEWS - NOTHING BUT THE TOOTH - December 2018

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Dec 2018
25th
 

Happy Christmas 2018!

Happy Christmas from us all at Progressive Dentistry! We hope you have had a relaxing and joyful day with family and friends. Just to remind you of our opening hours: Boxing Day Closed 27th Dec Reception only 28th December 1000-1300 emergency appointments 29th December Closed New Years Eve 1000-1300 emergency appointments New Years Day Closed 2nd January 2019 Normal opening hours resume Once again, Merry Christmas!… READ MORE
Dec 2018
20th
 

5 sleeps till Christmas!

There are only 5 sleeps until Christmas! Exciting. Christmas is generally a time for celebrating and indulgence. Sadly this often means dental emergencies with most practices closed until the New Year. Here are the 5 most common dental emergencies and tips on how to counter them until you can visit your dentist: Tooth sensitivity. After a heavy session of drinking alcohol of fizzy soft drinks (including diet), teeth often become sensitive to hot and cold. A good remedy is to apply a sensitive toothpaste … READ MORE
Dec 2018
15th
 

Christmas opening times 2018

Our opening times over the festive period: Christmas Eve Reception only 1000-1300 Christmas Day Closed Boxing Day Closed 27th December Reception only 0900-1700 28th December 1000-1300 29th December Closed New Years Eve 1000-1300 New Years Day Closed 2nd January Normal opening hours resume In the event of an emergency out of hours please e mail info@progressivedentistry for immediate advice. An emergency dentist is also available 24 hours a day if you must be seen. The number is 07930 642986. The p… READ MORE
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Dec 2018
6th
 

Case of the Month- December 2018

Our case of the month for December 2018 involves one of our favourite techniques: ABC A is for alignment. Straightening teeth using a discreet treatment method, usually in a short space of time. B is for bleaching. Whitening teeth to brighten your smile. C is for cosmetic bonding. Enhancing the overall shape and symmetry of teeth by adding to teeth rather than cutting away healthy tooth enamel. Our case presented with quite severely crooked lower front teeth which bothering him a great deal. They were r… READ MORE
Dec 2018
4th
 

Awareness of Mouth Cancer

Mouth cancer This cancer causes more deaths per number of cases than breast cancer and cervical cancer however awareness of it is relatively low. New cases have increased by 49% in the last decade and 135% compared to twenty years ago. Last year, 2722 people in the UK died from mouth cancer. The key risk factors are: Tobacco use including chewing Betel nut Excess alcohol (those who smoke and drink heavily are up to 30 times more likely to develop mouth cancer) Poor diet HPV (Human Papilloma Virus) tran… READ MORE
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