"Filling you in: news and views from the world of dentistry"

11-Aug-2015

Dental health checks

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What are we talking about?
Some of the most common things patients seem to worry about, including sensitivity, crowding and discoloured teeth as well as dental health warning signs you shouldn’t ignore, like bleeding gums, aching jaws and bad breath.

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30-Jul-2015

Dental Implants

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DENTAL implants are the most advanced way to permanently replace missing teeth and have had a fascinating development through the ages.

There may well have been an explosion in interest over the past decade, but the first implant is believed to date back to the year 600AD.

Today, dental implants are probably one of the most researched areas of dentistry. However, the modern titanium ones actually came about thanks to a chance medical breakthrough when researchers found that titanium can fuse to bone.

 

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30-Jul-2015

The Inman™ Speed Brace

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HAILED as one of the greatest innovations in cosmetic dentistry, Dr Grant explains how the Inman™ Speed Brace could transform your smile and yo ur confidence in just a matter of weeks.

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01-Aug-2014

Instant Veneers – as seen on Jeremy Kyle

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I never thought I’d say it, but the Jeremy Kyle show had quite an impact one day last month on our dental practice.

Thanks to a recent programme featuring new cosmetic dentistry techniques and ‘instant’ veneers, our phone rang off the hook all day. Who’d have thought the show would have that much influence!

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23-Jul-2014

What’s in a dental checkup?

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I was reminded this week of the what a brilliant tool the humble dental checkup is…(assuming it is carried out with some thoroughness and enthusiasm)..
Often I think patients wonder why we do it?

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07-Jul-2014

Happy New Hygienist Regulations

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As of last month the General Dental Council – our governing body – has ruled that patients who want to visit a hygienist can do so without the need to have an examination with a dentist.

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