People actually brush their teeth with their fingers?!

September 28th, 2015

Check out this crazy article I found the other day: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-3209076/HALF-adults-fail-brush-teeth-night-tired-admit-using-FINGER-brush.html A new survey released by GSK has revealed some astounding facts about the dental habits of us Brits. Allow me to highlight some of the main statistics this survey found… 45% of 10,000 adults say they’ve gone to bed without brushing (either due to […]

Read more

Teeth straightening is NOT a DIY process!

September 21st, 2015

Nowadays I see more and more people attempting to straighten their teeth at home. There’s a common misconception that teeth straightening is a simple process – just move the tooth where you want, right? Many factors go into fitting braces and seeing if your teeth are fit for the process in the first place. Bone […]

Read more

The things most people don’t realise about their teeth…

September 18th, 2015

When it comes to your teeth, your dentist can pick up on a lot more than you think – simply by taking a quick glance at your mouth. In fact, this article here sums it up pretty well: http://www.bradenton.com/2015/09/15/5991042_12-things-your-dentist-knows-about.html?rh=1 It’s a really good read, and a great reminder of the kinds of things that you […]

Read more

Invisalign…for the self-conscious teenager

September 11th, 2015

It happens to most of us as some stage in our lives… Braces. We can’t all have straight pearly whites right out of the box. So unless you’ve been born with the perfect set of teeth, you’ll probably have to wear braces to align the odd wayward tooth. Thing is, many find wearing braces an […]

Read more

Pain-free tooth repair… can you imagine it?

September 3rd, 2015

When we’re experiencing tooth pain and we know in the immediate future we’re going to have to get it checked out, the first thing most of us are likely to think of are the horror stories… Big needles or any talk about drills are overblown in the patients mind and sound scary, but the truth […]

Read more

Gum recession is a major factor of tooth loss.

August 28th, 2015

You’ll be surprised how many patients come to my practice complaining about bleeding gums, or increased hot/cold sensitivity… normally the first signs of gum disease. So when I take a look into their mouths to see a row of receding gums, I know something needs to be done, fast, to avoid future problems. Some patients […]

Read more

Are you doing the best by your children?

July 24th, 2015

I came across a pretty shocking article the other day and I just had to share it with you. A poll, surveying 2,000 families estimates that one million children in the UK don’t visit the dentist until at least the age of eight. As the debate rages over ‘sugar tax’ and the amount of fizzy […]

Read more

Something you need to be really careful about

July 15th, 2015

I hope you’re having a great day.  Whilst checking my emails the other day, I came across a news story that I just had to share with you – you can check it out by clicking the link below: http://www.edp24.co.uk/news/crime/norwich_woman_taken_to_court_for_whitening_people_s_teeth_1_4146296 You wouldn’t think that stuff like this happened, but a woman has genuinely been offering […]

Read more

Don’t try this at home!

June 24th, 2015

Whoever said that dentists and teeth are boring, clearly has not done enough internet research… Only yesterday I was surfing the net and among the grumpy cats and Disney Princess quizzes – I’m a Pocahontas, in case you were wondering – I saw a little article that I thought was really weird. So weird in […]

Read more

What could you do in 21 days?

June 22nd, 2015

Some people say that it apparently takes about 21 days to turn that new idea into a habit. Other people say that it’s actually more like 12 weeks… http://jamesclear.com/new-habit  However long it might take you to realistically form a new habit. I’ve got a bit of a challenge for you:  I had this idea last […]

Read more