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Mar 2020

Corona Virus- a history and how it impacts on dental care

With the UK currently in shut down due to the Coronavirus, I thought it would be useful to post some information on the background of the virus and how it affects us as a dental practice. We are currently open for emergency treatments only and those at low risk of transmission. Please feel free to contact me: e WhatsApp +44 7508 663942 Dr Nissit Patel Background In late December of 2019 in Wuhan, the capital city of the Chinese province Hubei, a cluster of pneumonia … READ MORE
Mar 2020

Corona Virus update and Progressive Dentistry

I would like to assure you that as I write this blog post at 1020 19/3/20 our doors are still open to you with the commitment of providing ongoing oral health care to the very highest standards. All staff at the practice are fit and healthy and unless we are told otherwise, we are happy to maintain your appointments. However, we fully understand should you wish to re arrange treatments for now. Infection control has always been a fundamental tenet of our dental practice and we have always taken great prid… READ MORE
Mar 2020

Do you have a sweet tooth? If so, read this article...

When you have an intense craving or fondness for sweet foods, then you are said to have a sweet tooth. The chances are that you drool over the likes of chocolates, cakes, cookies, and sweetened drinks. Delicious but full of sugar! The problem is that sugary foods and beverages are your teeth s greatest adversaries. Know that oral bacteria feed on sugars, producing acids that erode the protective enamel layer of your teeth. When consumed in excess amounts, sugary foods and drinks can impact your teeth sig… READ MORE
Mar 2020

Wisdom Teeth- 4 signs you should be aware of

They say that with age comes wisdom. Your wisdom tooth, which is the last to emerge during your early 20s or late teens, hence the term wisdom tooth. The wisdom tooth belongs to the molar group known as the third molar, which is found in the back of the mouth. When the wisdom tooth emerges, some people do not have problems at all. But for some, it results in oral issues, such as swelling around the tooth, bleeding, pain, infection and possibly contributing to teeth crowding. An impacted wisdom tooth ref… READ MORE
Mar 2020

Case of the Month February 2020- Social 6 lingual brace and teeth bonding

Our case of the month for February 2020 involves using one of our favourite teeth straightening options- the Social 6 lingual brace and teeth bonding to correct asymmetry. The treatment was completed by Dr Nissit Patel who comments: ' Over many years of being a dentist, I have realised how important it is to have teeth in the correct position before attempting any form of cosmetic dentistry. There are many benefits of this. Ultimately, if the front teeth are properly aligned then the following cosmetic den… READ MORE


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