How To Stop Thumb Sucking

May 15th, 2014

Is thumb and finger sucking normal?                                                 Sucking is a healthy, normal and natural habit for infants. Most babies find comfort from sucking a thumb, finger or a pacifier. When should I […]

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Advances In Gum Disease Treatment

April 17th, 2014

Recently the dental hygienists from Brightside Dental, Eleanor and Lyndsey along with practice principal Ketan attended a 2 day conference in Manchester.   The main focus of the event was hygiene treatment and gum health.  It was organised by the Team Training Institute and their member Wendy Briggs chaired the 2 days.  She is a […]

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Easter Treats – How to enjoy an Easter treat without damaging your teeth

April 10th, 2014

                          At Brightside Dental we understand that from time to time our clients enjoy eating sweet food and drinks. We want to help you enjoy the things you like whilst at the same time work with you to keep your teeth healthy.  To help […]

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What Are Wisdom Teeth?

March 19th, 2014

Wisdom teeth are the last molars on each side of the jaws. They are the last teeth to emerge, or erupt, usually when a person is between 16 and 20.                                                   […]

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Sedation Dentistry For A No Fear, Relaxing Dental Experience

March 13th, 2014

If you feel worried or anxious about having dental treatment carried out, there is no reason to stop this from you improving the health of your mouth or the way your smile looks.  Intravenous sedation is one of the many services we offer at Brightside Dental for people who are nervous about undertaking a dental […]

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Pregnancy And Dental Treatment

March 7th, 2014

During pregnancy you may go through many changes in your diet and lifestyle for example cutting out alcohol and certain foods.  It is important to be aware that there can be changes in the health of your mouth as a result of being pregnant.  Changes in hormones during pregnancy can have an impact on the […]

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7 Tips To Prevent Children Being Scared Of Visiting The Dentist

February 27th, 2014

Being scared of visiting the dentist is one of the most common fears in adults.  It is often common for children to also be afraid of going to the dentist.  It is important to realise that nobody is born with fears, it’s something that can appear over time.  Dental anxiety is often caused by a […]

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Do You Know Someone Who Has Had A Knock To Their Mouth And Damaged Teeth As A Result?

February 20th, 2014

Most people know someone who has damaged their front teeth as a result of an injury or accident, such as a fall, a knock to the face or a sporting injury. In many instances, the damage can be prevented. Dentists advise that you do not use your teeth for activities they are not designed for, […]

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Visit To Osidge School By Brightside Dental

February 12th, 2014

I was honoured to be asked by my children’s school – Osidge Primary School in Southgate to speak with the nursery children about what I do. The children were aged 3-4 years old and some of whom had experienced visiting the dentist before and some had not. We spoke about good and bad foods and […]

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Do You Have Missing Teeth Which Cause Difficulty In Eating Or Embarrassment Socially?

January 23rd, 2014

Many people lose teeth for varying reasons, for example due to dental decay, gum disease or trauma.  Missing teeth can lead to many problems such as difficulty in eating and speaking as well as embarrassment and a loss in confidence.  It doesn’t have to be this was as there are a number of options available […]

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