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National Stop Snoring Week 2021

April 14th, 2021

National Stop Snoring Week takes place from April 19th to 23rd this year. The purpose of the event is to promote awareness about snoring and that, contrary to popular belief, it can often be treated. The sound of snoring,  is often very loud and can be irritating and annoying for the partner (and possibly neighbours) of the snorer. Some levels of snoring can reach […]

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Brightside Dental Smile Of The Month April 2021

April 1st, 2021

Susan came to Brightside (very reluctantly) for the first time, having been recommended to us by her cousin Brenda. Brenda saw us, having avoided the dentist for 30 years and for Susan it was over 15 years, having previously had her dental treatment carried out whilst in the military. She had various bad experiences and […]

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Easter Tips For Dental Health

March 31st, 2021

Whilst chocolate eggs and sweets can be fun and tempting during Easter,increased amounts can lead to tooth decay. Over Easter, it is important tobalance enjoying sweets and protecting the long-term oral health of youand your family. Here are 6 Dental Health Tips for you this Easter: 1) Choose Your Sweet Treats Wisely. Sticky sweets stick […]

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Join The Brightside Club 😃

March 11th, 2021

Over the last year, lockdown has changed all our lives and disrupted our usual routines and schedules. The combination of an increase in stress levels and interrupted dental appointments has meant that we are now seeing many patients with a deterioration in the health of their mouth. This includes gum issues which, without the appropriate […]

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The Importance Of Dental Care On Your General Health And Protection Against COVID-19

February 16th, 2021

At Brightside Dental we have noticed that some patients are putting off visiting the hygienist or dentist until the situation with the pandemic settles down.  Unfortunately, our personal situations during lockdown can adversely affect our oral health and this has meant that we are seeing a number of patients with significant deterioration in the health […]

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Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day While On Lockdown

February 10th, 2021

It may be a Valentine’s day like no other this year, with many of us spending Valentine’s in lockdown, but that doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate it. Being stuck at home for Valentine’s Day can be seen as a massive downer for some people but it doesn’t mean it can’t be fun. So, here are […]

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Brightside Smile Of The Month February 2021

January 20th, 2021

Denise has been a long standing patient of Brightside Dental for well over a decade. She had been unhappy with her smile for a number of years, in particular the spaces between the teeth. Her main concern was whether it would even be possible to improve her smile. Following a consultation with Dr Ketan Shah, […]

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7 Top Tips To Deal With Homeschooling Like A Pro

January 20th, 2021

With schools closed and the UK in another lockdown, parents are again faced with the challenging prospect of helping their kids keep on top of their studies. If you are managing your children’s virtual and home-based education, you know how home learning can be challenging for both parents and students.  Here are seven tops tips to […]

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Lockdown 3 – Brightside Dental Is Open And Here For You

January 5th, 2021

We are writing to confirm that Brightside Dental remains open and ready to care for you and your family during the new lockdown. Having got to the end of a challenging year, we were all looking forward to better times. Lockdown 3 therefore comes as a blow, but one thing that doesn’t need to suffer […]

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Brightside Smile Of The Month January 2021

December 23rd, 2020

Yolanda visited Brightside Dental Because she was unhappy with her smile, in particular the gap between her upper 2 front teeth. This had bothered her for a number of years and meant she avoided smiling. Invisalign teeth straightening was carried out with removable clear aligners by Dr Ketan Shah to straighten the teeth and close […]

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