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Dec 2021
7th
 

Mouth Cancer Self Check

There are a number of areas to check for mouth cancer. The Mouth Cancer Foundation has provided a superb self check kit which we have provided below. This will take 2 minutes and could be crucial in spotting early signs of mouth cancer. If in doubt, please book an appointment with your dentist. FACELook at the whole face. Are there any swellings you haven’t noticed before? Inspect your skin. Has anything changed recently? Have moles become larger or started to itch or bleed? Turn your head from side to s… READ MORE
Dec 2021
2nd
 

Mouth Cancer Awareness

We don’t know what causes most mouth cancers. However, there are several factors that are likely to increase your risk. Up to 90% of all mouth cancers are linked to lifestyle factors. This means that with a few small changes, you can help cut your chances of developing mouth cancer. If you do not stop or reduce the things that might put you at greater risk, it is important that you self check at home and regularly visit your dentist. The below causes are linked to mouth cancer. Smoking Smoking tobacco incr… READ MORE
Dec 2020
24th
 

Merry Christmas!

We are now closed for the Christmas break and will re open on the 30th December for emergency appointments from 0900-1400. This will be by appointment only using our online booking facility. To make an appointment please visit: shorturl.at/fkJ18If you are registered patient, simply fill in your details and sign in. You will then be able to choose your preferred practitioner, time and date. If you are a new patient, please register. Should you simply need some advice over the festive season (dental only plea… READ MORE
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May 2020
14th
 

When will dentists open for emergency treatment in London?

Article written by Dr Nissit PatelOne of the most pressing issues in dentistry at the moment is when will we be able to re open for emergency dental appointments. It is has been nearly 2 months since we were forced to close our doors. Despite what the Government may say, on the 25th March the Chief Dental Officer stated: All routine, non-urgent dental care including orthodontics should be stopped anddeferred until advised otherwise.All practices should establish (independently or by collaboration with other… READ MORE
Apr 2020
21st
 

Managing Orthodontic Emergencies at Home during Lockdown by Dr Nissit Patel

If you are undergoing orthodontic treatment at this present time, I can appreciate that it is probably quite a worry about when your next appointment may be. After all, orthodontic treatment is all about seeing progress for teeth straightening and it is unlikely the next adjustment or review appointment will be for some time yet.However, it is important to stay positive and remember the fact that things will return to some level of normality in the near future and that teeth can always be straightened despi… READ MORE
Apr 2020
8th
 

Where are we now with Corona Virus and Dentistry?

As of 8/4/20, there have been no general updates with regards to the provision of general dental care in a practice like ours, based in Fulham London. This is an incredibly frustrating time for of all us here especially for those of you who are in need of routine emergency dental care which could be a simple tooth fracture, a lost crown, a broken denture, a lost filling, an ulcer or gum bleeding for example. Most dental emergencies are not classified as being urgent or life threatening such as a rapidly inc… READ MORE
Apr 2020
2nd
 

Managing Dental Emergencies at Home

Managing Dental Emergencies at Home by Dr Nissit PatelDuring this period of lockdown, it will be increasingly difficult to access dental care apart from severe emergency treatment. I have therefore written guide on how to manage routine dental emergencies at home and how we can help over the phone. I hope it is of some use.Accessing careFollowing recent guidance from NHS England and the Department of Health, dental practices have been advised to STOP AEROSOL SPRAYS and PRIORITISE URGENT TREATMENT where pos… READ MORE
Mar 2020
24th
 

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 nissit@progressivedentistry.co.uk 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
19th
 

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
11th
 

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
 

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