Treatments

Are Children Having Too Much Sugar?

May 7th, 2018

Tooth decay is the number one cause of hospital admissions for general anesthetic in the UK and the  main cause of this is a high consumption of sugary food and drinks. Click to read more of recent findings released by Public Health England (PHE). http://www.smile-onnews.com/news/view/childhood-tooth-extraction-requires-action-in-england 6th April 2018 saw the introduction of the Soft Drinks […]

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Does Snoring Stop You From Sleeping?

April 24th, 2018

National Stop Snoring Week takes place from April 23rd. With snoring and obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) thought to affect over 40% of the population, this is a significant issue.    What many people don’t know is that these conditions can often be treated successfully and you don’t need to suffer. Dentists can play a pivotal […]

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Do Patches On Your Teeth Affect Your Smile?

April 16th, 2018

It is widely believed that the first things people notice when meeting someone new is their smile and their eyes. Even the slightest blemish with a smile can affect a person’s confidence (and it is also thought has an impact on the outcome of job interviews and promotions) and a confident smile can make all […]

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Would You Like To Look Younger and Have a Fresher Complexion?

March 30th, 2018

In keeping with our mission to provide our patients with the most comprehensive treatment options, we are pleased to inform you that Brightside Dental have partnered with Dr Avika Lakhani will now be offering Anti-Aging Treatments and an innovative range of Cosmetic and Aesthetic solutions. Treatments include: Anti-Wrinkle injections (‘Botox’), Dermal Fillers, Skin Micro-needling.   […]

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Healthy Mouth Habits for Young Children

March 22nd, 2018

Your child’s baby teeth are at risk for decay as soon as they first appear—which is typically around age 6 months. Tooth decay in infants and toddlers is often referred to as baby bottle tooth decay. It most often occurs in the upper front teeth, but other teeth may also be affected. Teach your child […]

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National No Smoking Day 14th March 2018

March 6th, 2018

No Smoking Day is an annual health awareness day in the United Kingdom which is intended to help smokers who want to quit smoking. The first No Smoking Day was on Ash Wednesday in 1984 and it now takes place on the second Wednesday in March.        Each year, the campaign is promoted […]

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Manual Versus Electric Toothbrush: Which Is Better?

February 22nd, 2018

There has been a long time silent battle the toothbrush aisle. That battle is between the basic,    manual toothbrush and the newer, more advanced electric toothbrushes. Manual toothbrushes are obviously low cost, easily available, and variety of styles are available, and great for travel- in short, it is convenient. Electric toothbrushes on the other […]

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Reducing Fears and Improving Smiles

February 7th, 2018

Andy found Brightside Dental as he had some fears about dental treatment. He wanted The Wand for numbing instead of the traditional syringe and needle which worked very well. Once his mouth was healthy and stable, we carried out some teeth whitening and placed a crown on a tooth which had root canal treatment in […]

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Taking Care Of Your Toothbrush

January 15th, 2018

The toothbrush is a vital tool for properly taking care of your teeth. Taking extra precautions to ensure that your entire family keeps their toothbrushes clean is one great way to fight germs and keep everyone healthy. Here are some tips to keep your mouth and your toothbrush clean.       • One toothbrush […]

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New Year, New You? 9 Top Tips To Achieve Your New Year Resolutions

December 28th, 2017

Today, resolving to change and improve yourself and your life is an almost unavoidable part of the transition to a new year. Though it’s a very well documented fact that most New Year’s resolutions fail, we keep making them—and we’re not alone. The custom of making New Year’s resolutions is most common in the West, […]

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