National Toothache Day 2020

February 5th, 2020

9th February marks the annual National Toothache Day. This seems to be a strange day to have, as why would anyone want to celebrate a toothache? The purpose of the day is to raise awareness of dental issues and promote good oral health to avoid toothache. There can be many different causes of toothache and […]

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Brightside Smile of The Month January 2020

January 21st, 2020

Sarah has been a regular patient at Brightside Dental for many years and had wanted to improve her smile for many years. She deliberated over having orthodontic treatment for more than 2 years before making the decision to go ahead with treatment. Sarah had cosmetic fixed braces carried out by Dr Ketan Shah and treatment […]

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New Smile For The New Decade With Invisalign

January 15th, 2020

Invisalign clear aligners are one of the most simple and discreet ways to straighten teeth and improve your smile. Orthodontic treatment is not just for children and often treatment can be completed in months, not years. At Brightside Dental, we have an exclusive offer for the New Year. Join us one of our Invisalign Smile […]

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Coffee Shop Drinks That Contain The Most Sugar

January 8th, 2020

A recent survey was carried out to look at the ingredients of Christmas special drinks in the UK’s top coffee chains. The one that contained the most sugar was Pret A Manger’s mint hot chocolate, with a standard sized cup containing over 50g sugar – this is the equivalent to almost 2 Mars bars or […]

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Reducing The Use Of Plastic At Brightside

December 31st, 2019

If you watch or read the news and navigate your way past all the negativity and doom and gloom reported in the press, there are regular stories of people doing their bit (and often very much over and beyond) to help the environment. As the new year, and new decade have just begun, it seems […]

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Brightside Smile Of The Month December 2019

December 18th, 2019

Jane joined Brightside on the recommendation of a friend of hers who had recently started orthodontic treatment with us. She was unhappy with her smile, especially the upper front teeth, some of which were sticking out and some sitting inwards compared with the other teeth. It had been something that had bothered her for some […]

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Spare A Thought For Your Teeth During The Holiday Season

December 12th, 2019

As we approach the festive season, many of us have Christmas parties and other get togethers; children are soon to break up from school and we may have a number of social events during the end of year break. Whilst enjoying the festivities and often over indulging in food and drink, dental health can suffer. […]

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Dental Fears and Dental Awards

December 5th, 2019

The annual Oral Health Awards ceremony took place last week and we are very proud that Brightside Dental were finalists in the category of “Best Dental Care of Nervous Patients”. At Brightside, we pride ourselves on providing painless dentistry in a calm and gentle environment. We work hard and invest in regular training to improve […]

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Mouth Cancer Action Month

November 21st, 2019

Mouth Cancer Action month takes place in November and has been an event organised by the Oral Health Foundation since 2000. The purpose is to raise the awareness of mouth cancer and to be “mouthaware” Last year over 8000 people were diagnosed with mouth cancer in the UK. The chances of beating mouth cancer are […]

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Brightside Smile Of The Month November 2019

November 13th, 2019

Sarmi had been a long standing patient of Brightside Dental, but moved away from the area so ended up changing dentist. She came back to see Dr Ketan Shah with a view to having orthodontic treatment. Click the link to see Sarmi share her story. After a consultation and discussion, it was decided to carry […]

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