Why Patience Is Often A Virtue

November 6th, 2019

We had one of our treatment rooms refurbished at Brightside Dental last year. One of the most important items of equipment for us are the dental chairs – both for the comfort of our patients and for us to work in the best ways possible. Last year we made a mistake of changing to a […]

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Waiting Times For Dental Appointments

October 22nd, 2019

Many of our patients have to wait a significant amount of time for their next dental visit with us and for NHS appointments this can currently be over 6 weeks. There are many reasons for this and in this video, Brightside Dental’s principal dentist Ketan Shah discusses the issue further. One of the single biggest […]

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iTero Digital Dental Scanner

October 15th, 2019

As well as recent refurbishment at Brightside Dental, we have invested in the latest dental technology with the latest iTero digital scanner. This makes our practice fully digital and complements our dental software and digital x-rays. See Brightside’s principal dentist Ketan demonstrating the scanner and also patients sharing their experience of the iTero. For our […]

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Brightside Smile of The Month October 2019

October 7th, 2019

Constantia had white patches on her front teeth for many years and it bothered her when speaking and smiling . She had looked into what could be done about the problem. She was told about Icon treatment by another dentist but they did not offer this treatment. Click below to see Constantia share her story […]

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Refurbishment Completed At Brightside Dental

September 30th, 2019

Over the past few months we have gone through two phases of refurbishment work within the practice. The first part was to have air conditioning installed throughout the practice. Fortunately, we timed this just right for it to be ready for the hot weather during the summer. The second phase has just been completed, whereby […]

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Brightside Smile Of The Month September 2019

September 17th, 2019

William had been unhappy with his smile for a long time and when we first discussed his issues and what he would ideally like to achieve, we were both unsure if that would be realistic. His main concerns were with the way his upper front teeth looked and he had fillings on the upper front […]

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Will Sugar Be Banned In Schools?

September 11th, 2019

Dentists have been urging the government to reduce and ideally ban sugar in school meals, snacks and vending machines in order to reduce the epidemic of increasing levels of tooth decay in children. There was a recent BBC News article published on this subject and Brightside Dental’s Principal dentist Ketan discusses the issue further […]

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Refurbishment At Brightside Dental

August 21st, 2019

At Brightside Dental, we firmly believe in constantly learning about the latest techniques and methods of treatment in dentistry as well as making improvements within the practice to make the comfort and experience of our patients as satisfying as possible.   Over the past 9 years, we have progressively upgraded our treatment rooms, along with […]

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Officially A Supercharged Dentist

July 9th, 2019

I was on a training course titled “The Supercharged Dentist” recently and being part of a fast moving and ever changing profession, expected to come away from it learning about the latest gadgets and techniques for treating our patients. Click to see a video with more about the course and learnings from it: Instead, I […]

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National Stop Snoring Week 2019

April 16th, 2019

National Stop Snoring Week takes place between April 22nd to 28th 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, which can often be very loud is irritating and annoying for the partner (and possibly neighbours) […]

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