Periodontics

17th June 2016

Periodontics is a branch of dentistry that deals specifically with conditions affecting the gums and soft tissues that support your teeth. They treat periodontal disease (an advanced form of gum disease) and other inflammations of the mouth. Gum disease begins as gingivitis, with common signs including blood on the toothbrush when you brush your teeth….

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Mouth Cancer Screening

27th February 2015

Studies show that mouth cancer is on the increase and that early detection dramatically improves the chances of recovery. Mouth cancer screening is a short procedure at the dental practice that involves a thorough examination of your whole mouth, including the use of a handheld scanning device that is used to examine any lumps or…

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Smoking Cessation

Many studies have shown that smoking and using tobacco products has a detrimental effect on your teeth and gums. The problem is caused by the fact that tobacco affects the gum tissue cells, making smokers more prone to getting infections in the form of gum and periodontal diseases. Other negative effects of smoking are: bad…

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Fresh Breath

Bad breath is a very common problem and there are many different causes. Some people find that they have bad breath all the time and there may be an underlying medical cause for that, such as throat, nose or lung infections and sinusitis, bronchitis or diabetes. You can also suffer from bad breath if you…

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Children’s Teeth

As dental professionals we believe in preventative dental care and encourage our patients to bring their children to the practice from an early age. Regular check-ups from a young age will ensure children won’t suffer from untreated dental decay with devastating effects to their growing dentition. There are a number of preventative treatments that our…

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Mouthguards

24th July 2014

Mouth Guards and Night Guards We offer mouth guard treatments for those who partake in contact sports or physical activity where they are at raised risk of oral injury and damage to teeth. The mouth guard acts as a shield protecting the teeth and gums. They are custom made appliances made to fit individual patient…

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Check Up

9th July 2014

Regular dental check-ups are important; they allow your dentist to identify any issues before they become a problem, as well as giving advice to help you look after your mouth. During your check-up, routine x-rays may be taken to search for any problems not seen on the surface or between the teeth. The dentist will…

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Healthy Gums

Your gums are like cushions for your teeth: they surround the teeth in the jaws and help to support them. Looking after your gums is just as important as looking after your teeth. Red and swollen gums that bleed when you brush them could be a sign of gum disease, also known as gingivitis. When…

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