Brightside Smile Of The Month September 2020

September 22nd, 2020

Lauren initially came to Brightside for a consultation with Dr Ketan Shah to find out how she could improve her smile. She found us via Google, largely based on reviews from happy patients and from seeing examples of treatment we had carried out for other patients. She was mostly unhappy about her upper front teeth […]

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Do You Suffer From Burning Mouth Syndrome?

September 15th, 2020

‼️Burning Mouth Syndrome‼️ (BMS) is a hot feeling or sensation which can affect your tongue, lips, palate, or areas all over your mouth. BMS is sometimes called ‘glossodynia’. You get this feeling when there are changes in the way the nerves in your mouth send messages to your brain – for example, about taste and temperature. […]

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Important Advice If You Have A Removable Dental Appliance

September 8th, 2020

Please read if you have anything in your mouth that is removable such as: Orthodontic Aligners/Retainers A Denture Whitening Trays Nightguard Sports Mouthguard you need to be even more careful than ever in the current climate to reduce the spread of Covid 19. Brightside’s Principal Dentist Ketan gives advice here: If you have a […]

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How To Correctly Wear A Face Mask

August 22nd, 2020

Wearing a face mask is something we do every day at work, however we appreciate that this is something quite new and feels strange for many people. As it’s become mandatory to wear masks on public transport and in many shops, it something we need to get used to for the foreseeable future. There are […]

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Personal Training For Your Mouth And Gums

July 2nd, 2020

During the lockdown period, most people have had lots of challenges and one of the most common concerns we are hearing about from our patients is gum issues. For some, it may be that cleaning habits have changed and for others, not being able to have their dental hygienist treatment as planned. We are very […]

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National Smile Month 2020

June 16th, 2020

National Smile Month is an initiative created by the Oral Health Foundation and takes place once a year. This year it ends on 18th June. The purpose of the campaign is to promote good oral health. Together, with thousands of individuals and organisations, it highlights three key messages, all of which go a long way […]

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We Request Our Patients To Be Patient

June 10th, 2020

As you may be aware, Brightside Dental is re-opening for patient appointments from Monday 15th June. We have not been closed, as such during the past 3 months as we have provided advice to hundreds of people on the phone and via video calls during this time. Many people talk about a “new normal”, however […]

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Information About Brightside’s Reopening

June 5th, 2020

We are very pleased to announce that Brightside Dental will be re-opening for seeing patients from Monday 15th June 2020. Please watch the video below and read the associated information as the way we will be working and managing bookings will be different for the foreseeable future. Please bear with us – our team will […]

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The Re-Opening Of Dental Practices

May 30th, 2020

We found out, without any prior warning at the same time as the rest of the country on Thursday evening that dental practices could re-open from 8th June. Since then, we have had mixed communications from our regulators and have been advised that further guidance on operating procedures will be provided to us next week. […]

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How Can I Stop Grinding My Teeth?

May 20th, 2020

Teeth grinding (or bruxism) is becoming an increasingly common problem for people – both children and adults. What we have found at Brightside Dental over the past few weeks is that a significantly increased number of people are suffering from teeth grinding – including a number of members of our team. This is likely to […]

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