If you’re one of many millions of people trying to shed a few pounds after the festive period, then don’t worry, you’re not alone. According to the latest news, us Brits spend a staggering £2.8 billion on trying to get healthy. So if you are looking to eat healthier then it’s good to know that there are certain foods which are not only good for your body, but also great for
your teeth. Let’s take a closer look.
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We know you’ve been doing your best to avoid visiting the dental hygienist…yep, that’s right, we’ve figured it out! Maybe it’s because you know they’ll ask all those irritating questions that poke your conscience, such as “do you brush twice a day?”and “how often do you floss?” We also know you won’t be believe us if we told you it’s actually because we care. Yet despite our persistence some people still haven’t got the ...Continue Reading →
How we help patients overcome their dental anxiety
For many people the thought of visiting their dentist instantly fills them with dread. Dental anxiety affects people of all ages and is extremely common. In fact, almost half of UK adults have a fear of the dentist. For most people though, it doesn’t stop them visiting their dentist regularly and having necessary treatment. However for some, having a dental phobia is a more serious problem and can have a large impact on ...Continue Reading →
If your dentist suggests a referral to an oral surgeon, it might immediately cause you to panic. Generally when we hear the word ‘surgery’ we straight away think of a hospital setting, a general anaesthetic and long recovery times. However, when it comes to dentistry, you may be surprised to learn what’s actually considered oral surgery and what it involves.
The good news is that if your dentist refers you to see an oral surgeon, it doesn’t always mean you have ...Continue Reading →
Are you self-conscious about a missing tooth? Do you struggle with loose fitting dentures? At 44 Dental, we know how important it is to feel confident with your teeth, not just in appearance but also with the ability to eat and speak normally. We see many patients who are struggling with ill-fitting dentures and that has an impact on their daily life. We also see patients who have recently lost teeth and are now self-conscious about the gap that is ...Continue Reading →
You may recognise a new face here at 44 Dental Care! We’re pleased to introduce you to the newest member of our team, our Dental Hygienist Joanne Poole. Although new to us, Joanne has been practising for over 20 years since graduating in 1994 and works with us here on a part-time basis.
She has a particular interest in working alongside maxillofacial surgeons in the hospital, supporting patients who have had ...Continue Reading →
When patient are told that they need a root canal treatment the common reaction is of nervousness and many patients are rightful to be concerned. However the procedure is not as bad as patients are led to believe.
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