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Mar 2016

Easter is over- time for a spring cleaning!

The Easter break is over for this year and the clocks have gone forward. Time for a spring clean! We have just had the practice refreshed with a new lick of paint all over and a steam clean. So follow our lead and book your spring clean. We have dental hygiene appointments available throughout the week including early mornings on Tuesday, late evenings on Tuesday and Wednesday and every Saturday. We offer a walk in service which means you can book directly for a dental cleaning with out having to… READ MORE
Mar 2014

Cosmetic dentistry guide

Cosmetic dentistry involves many subjects and some of the terms can be confusing. Here is our simple guide to cosmetic dentistry. Tooth Whitening Tooth whitening is the most popular form of cosmetic dentistry. If you have yellow, discoloured teeth and would like them whiter this is for you. Our preferred method involves using take home whitening trays and 6% hydrogen peroxide gel. We use Philips Zoom and Enlighten systems. These techniques are proven, safe and easily maintained. will not work on dental … READ MORE
Mar 2014

Dental hygiene- why is it so important?

Good dental hygiene leads to good overall health. It is as simple as that. There is now overwhelming evidence that links poor oral health and gum disease to many systemic illnesses such as cardiac disease, respiratory issues and diabetes. Therefore it has never been so important to visit the hygienist on a regular basis. We recommend that a visit to the dental hygienist should be at least twice a year. If you suffer from gum problems or are undergoing major treatments with orthodontics or dental implants… READ MORE
Feb 2014

Saturday dental and hygiene appointments

Just a reminder that we now offer Saturday dental and hygiene appointments EVERY week. Our new dentist, Dr Jessica Doherty, is accepting new dental patients on Saturday's for routine dental care, cosmetic dentistry, oral surgery and children's dentistry. We also provide a walk in dental hygiene service. Simply contact us by phone, e mail or book online to book you appointment with the hygienist directly. Sparkling clean teeth for the weekend, what could be better?!… READ MORE
Oct 2013

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
Apr 2013

Bleeding gums- a sign of gum disease

You may have seen the television adverts and large posters from Corsodyl mouthwash. These are quite striking and straight to the point. If there was blood coming out of your eye you would not ignore this. It should not be any different for bleeding gums. Bleeding gums is evidence of gum disease and a sign that something is not right. Healthy gums do NOT bleed. So what should you do? 1. See your dentist or hygienist as soon as you can. Only they will be able to diagnose the problems with the gums and advis… READ MORE
Apr 2013

Direct Access to Dental Hygienists

Breaking news! The General Dental Council have just announced that direct access to dental hygienists will now be available from the 1st May. This means that the general public can see a dental hygienist without having to be referred by a dentist. ADVANTAGES 1. This will undoubtedly improve access to dental care to those who are nervous of the dentist or feel that finance is an issue. 2. Direct access gives the patient freedom to book dental hygiene treatment when desired rather than when advised. 3. Pa… READ MORE


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