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Dec 2016
17th
 

8 sleeps till Christmas!

There are just 8 sleeps till Christmas; the big day is getting closer and closer. Here are 8 tips to look after your teeth over the festive period: Brush your teeth twice a day using an electric tooth brush with a 2 minute timer Floss or use inter dental brushes in between your teeth- this is vital Use a flouride mouthwash afterwards-do not rinse with water Limit sugary foods and drinks (sorry!) to mealtimes and reduce the frequency of acid attack on your teeth Limit acidic foods and drinks as much … READ MORE
Sep 2015
3rd
 

Jamie's Sugar Rush

Jamie Olivier is on a crusade to reduce the sugar intake in the UK and quite rightly so! There were shocking images of children having all of their teeth extracted because of tooth decay solely due to sugar intake. This is unacceptable and should not be the case in the day and age we live in. Sugary drinks are one of the main causes, with up to 4 large tablespoons of added sugar in some well know drinks. Yes, that's right, 4 tablespoons! We are happy to provide education to all to reduce sugar consumption… READ MORE
May 2014
29th
 

Dental tip of the day 2014

Our dental tip of the day involves prevention, in particular reversing early decay. Did you know that in many cases dental decay starts from in between the teeth called the interdental area? If left untreated, these lesions will gradually progress and become closer to the nerve leaving you at risk of the dreaded root canal treatment. Our tip is simple- prevention is better than cure. Ensure your oral hygiene is excellent, clean properly in between the teeth using dental floss and brushes. We can also presc… READ MORE
Oct 2013
15th
 

Dental Hygiene Walk in Service

Did you know that we offer direct access to our dental hygienist? As of May this year, the GDC granted permission for members of the public to see the dental hygienist WITHOUT having to be referred by a dentist. Therefore all you have to do is call us, e mail us or book online to see Jenny directly. Why is dental hygiene so important? Here are 5 reasons why you should visit the dental hygienist at least twice a year: 1. Dental plaque is the main cause of dental disease- removing plaque will reduce your r… READ MORE
Oct 2011
23rd
 

Dental tip of the day 2011

After brushing your teeth for a recommended 2 minutes, it is important to floss oruse other aids to help cleaning in between the teeth. In between the teeth is where the majority of dental plaque builds up and is a hot spot for tooth decay and gum disease. Our Dental Hygienist, Jenny, will inform you of the most effective techniques for cleaning in between the teeth to minimise dental problems. Call us on 0207 7311162 or e mail info@wordofmouthfulham.co.uk to find out more.… READ MORE
Sep 2011
15th
 

Walk in dental hygiene every Tuesday

We are very pleased to announce a walk in dental hygiene service every Tuesday with immediate effect. There is no need to make a dental appointment, please either walk in or call us to book your dental hygiene appointment. On your visit, an oral health assessment will be carried out by a dentist to ensure all the correct protocols are followed. Your visit will include a full mouth cleaning and jet air polishing for a sparkling finish! If you have not seen a dental hygienist for a while, have stained, yel… READ MORE
Jun 2011
11th
 

Saturday dental hygiene appointments

We are delighted to announce that dental hygiene appointments are now available on Saturday mornings. Our dental hygiene appointment inlcudes the very latest stain removal techniques using a jet air polish, for that sparkle finish. By removing everyday dietary stains from tea, coffee, smoking and curries for example, teeth can look instantly whiter and fresher. So start the weekend with a cleaner, whiter and fresher mouth and book a hygiene appointment today. Our first available Saturday hygiene appointme… READ MORE
Jun 2011
7th
 

Dental hygiene and overall health

Dental hygiene is crucial for not only oral health but also overall health. Many studies are now finding a link between poor oral hygiene and systemic disease such as heart disease, stroke and cardiovascular disease. A study last year by the University of California showed that women who regularly visited their dentist and hygienist could reduce their risk of cardiovascular disease by up to one third. See leading author Timothy Brown comments of the report here. The British Dental Health Foundation warne… READ MORE
Feb 2011
15th
 

Restorative Dental Excellence

We are running a series of case studies to demonstrate the treatments and outcomes that have been achieved at Word Of Mouth Fulham (www.wordofmouthfulham.co.uk). Our first case was a long and complicated case involving failing crowns and bridges, which required a full upper arch rehabilitation. Initially the gum disease was treated by our Dental Hygienist and Therapist, Jenny Wiggins. This was done over a number of sessions with superb results. After all the failing crowns and bridges were removed, the pa… READ MORE
Jan 2011
12th
 

Happy new year from Word of Mouth Fulham

We would like to wish you all a Happy New Year. After all the excesses of Christmas and indulgence in all things that are bad for your teeth, what better way to start the year than a comprehensive examination and hygiene treatment. Regular maintenance appointments are vital to detect early decay and gum disease. With early diagnosis, treatment is often simple, pain free and less expensive. So why wait, call us today and start the year as you mean to go on!… READ MORE
 

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