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No Smoking Day 13th March 2019

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No Smoking Day March 13, 2019 More than a million smokers are expected to “take the leap” next year on No Smoking day and quit smoking for good. Not only is this good news for general health but for the mouth too! Dr Nigel Carter, British Dental Health Foundation chief executive, says: “Smoking presents a very […]

What are the Common Causes for Gum Disease?

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A Common Oral Disease Periodontal disease, commonly known as Gum Disease, is an oral condition that affects a lot of adults in the UK. It causes swelling, redness and pain in your gums. The disease is very common in the UK, with nine out of ten people having some form of gum disease in their […]

What are dental implants?

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So, what are cosmetic dental implants? Dental implants are an extremely effective and increasingly popular solution to replace lost teeth. Dental implants are essentially artificial replacements for the lost root part of a tooth and are anchored in your jaw-bone using a pre-drilled socket. They are then able to support a crown, bridge or denture. […]

Sarah gets a brand new zygomatic smile

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Janice gets a brand new zygomatic smile…. Have a look at our latest happy patient. Janice had been wearing a full upper denture for quite some time and found it didn’t stay in place, making it very uncomfortable, and meaning it was difficult to enjoy all the foods she knew she should eat to have […]

Parents warned about acidity levels in fruit drinks

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Parents warned about acidity levels in fruit drinks The Sunday Telegraph has carried out an investigation into the amount of acid contained in various popular fruit drinks and smoothies, leading to warnings about the damage being done to many children’s teeth. With recently published official statistics showing that dental problems are the third most common […]

Missing teeth can cause sleeping problems

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New research questions the link between missing teeth and sleep apnoea There have been a number of studies suggesting that a link exists between edentulism (the condition of having one or more missing teeth) and obstructive sleep apnoea (also known as OSA – a syndrome characterised by repeated pauses in breathing during sleep). In 2006, […]

Dental implant treatments are available at a number of practices

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Dental implant treatments are available at Hockerill Dental in Hertfordshire What are cosmetic dental implants? Dental implants are an extremely effective and increasingly popular solution to replace lost teeth. Dental implants are essentially artificial replacements for the lost root part of a tooth and are anchored in your jaw-bone using a predrilled socket. They are […]

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Overcoming Fear of Visiting the Dentist

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If the prospect of visiting the dentist fills you with dread, you’re certainly not alone. Statistics show that 1 in 4 people are affected by dental phobia. A good dentist will understand these fears, however many practices have procedures in place to minimise stress for their patients. Karen Coates, a dental adviser at the British […]

How to keep your valentine happy with clean teeth

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Keep your valentine happy! A recent survey by the British Dental Health Foundation has revealed that bad breath is a major concern for over 1/4 of the population – not good news for budding romances on Valentine ’s Day! More than half of the respondents said that to be attractive, your teeth and smile are […]