Everything You Need To Know About Wisdom Teeth?

Let’s face it, wisdom teeth are something that us humans have come to dread. In fact
according to EZ Teether, as much as90% of all UK 20 year old’shave at least one wisdom
tooth that hasn’t erupted at all, or has erupted partially. So this begs the question…why
would we be given teeth that cause us so many problems? Well, the answer goes way back
to our ancestors.
Why we have wisdom teeth? – Blame our ancestors!
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What (And When) To Eat After Dental Cleaning

What (And When) To Eat After Dental Cleaning
On more than one occasion when a patient has completed their dental cleaning with us,
we’re often asked ‘what can I eat and how long do I need to wait?’ This is an understandable
concern. After all, no one wants to immediately undo the 20-30 minutes of hard work
needed to get their teeth looking and feeling great, agreed?
Of course, if you’re one of those patients who tend not ...
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6 Healthy Foods That Are Also Great For Your Teeth

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.

Leafy greens

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Why A Cold Winter Could Affect Your Teeth

Why A Cold Winter Could Affect Your Teeth
If the long-range weather forecast is to be believed, the UK could experience its coldest winter in
10 years. While you can prepare for this by wearing extra layers of clothes when you’re outside,
what about your teeth? Did you know that the cold weather can affect them too?
We’ve probably all experienced pain in a sensitive tooth when something too hot or too cold
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The 7 Stages of Gum Disease Denial

 

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 ...

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Overcome dental anxiety

 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 ...

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What Exactly Is Oral Surgery And Why Might I Need It?

 

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 ...

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Implants With Specialist Dr Khamis

 

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 ...

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Meet Your New Dental Hygienist!

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 ...

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Trust 44 Dental Care for root canal treatment

gonzalo-diaz-alvarezRoot canal treatment is a complex procedure which requires time and skill by the dentist, to be successful.

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.

At 44 dental care we have now have ...

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