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The COVID-19 chronicles: an associate’s view

At last, we’re back. There appears no sweeping changes to the NHS in the short -term. Long-term, many cross fingers it’s not back to UDAs. It’s galling it took a pandemic for decision makers to…

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Eight top tips to keep your mouth healthy

Friday 20th March is World Oral Health Day, a day dedicated to raising awareness about good oral hygiene and its impact on oral and general health. To help you look after your mouth and keep…

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The effect of smoking on your dental health

We’re just a few days into 2020, so there’s a chance that any New Year’s resolutions you made are still going strong.

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Raising awareness of mouth cancer

November is Mouth Cancer Action Month, over the last year, 8,302 people in the UK have been diagnosed with mouth cancer. This is a figure that continues to grow year on year, with mouth cancer…

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Things to avoid when brushing your teeth

Considering how often we brush our teeth (twice a day hopefully), it’s surprising how many things we may be doing wrong, or not doing at all. Perhaps over time, we pick up bad habits which…

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How often should you visit the hygienist?

The amount of time between appointments for visiting the hygienist is specific to each individual patient. Your hygienist will assess the needs of each patient, their risk of disease and if further treatment or monitoring…

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Toothbrushing techniques and tips to reverse gingivitis

Do you spit blood when cleaning your teeth? The most common reason for this is inflammation of the gum; which could be a sign of gum disease. Gum disease can be categorised in two different…

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How to deal with bleeding gums and chronic inflammation

If eyes are said to be the window to our soul, then the mouth can be a window to our health. Teeth are the closest we get to seeing the state of our bones, so…

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Maintaining a healthy smile

With evidence that oral health is linked to general health, it has never been more important to look after your mouth, a healthy smile is also one of the first things people notice about you. This month is National Smile Month…

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What to look for when choosing the right dental practice for your child

Choosing a dental practice for yourself can be a difficult task, but this is even more so when it comes to selecting a practice for your child. It’s important to pick the right dentist and…

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What, why, wear??? The facts on Acid Erosion you need to know

Summer is just around the corner and lots of us will be eating new healthy diets. We’re now far more educated and aware of the damage sugar can cause our teeth and we are much…

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Keep your teeth healthy

Here are some simple and easy to implement ideas to help you achieve better dental health in 2019. Let us know which ones you have done!

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