Teeth Staining – The Worst Offenders and Why!

It happens to the best of us. No matter how healthy our teeth are, or how dedicated to our oral routine we are, we can still find ourselves hiding behind a row of stained teeth. The truth is – no matter what preparations we take, sometimes we just can’t shift the effects that our diet has on our teeth. You see, just like a cream carpet, white tablecloth, or favourite shirt, our teeth are susceptible to food and drink stains ...

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Getting Straight to the Point – Ten Invisalign Truths You Should Know Before You Buy

Okay, so the chances are you’re reading this post because your smile is not something you’re proud of…

 

Be it crooked teeth, gapped teeth, or an overbite, Invisalign braces are definitely a great choice. However before you rush into this type of orthodontic treatment it pays to get some important facts straight. Here are a few things we thought you might like to know before your Invisalign appointment:

 

  1. You do have to wear them

Despite the fact that Invisalign aligners are removable, you ...

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5 ways to look after your teeth over the festive season

Most people are ready and geared up to enjoy a time of constant snacking along with drinking and lots of sugary foods. But stop and spare a thought for your mouth! All the extra indulgence can make your teeth miserable and put them in harm’s way – so here are 5 ways to better look after your teeth in the coming weeks.

 

  1. Beware of pies, puddings and cakes!

 

Many of us have a sweet tooth and love to finish our dinners with ...

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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 ...

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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 a ...

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Inman aligner vs Invisalign

Orthodontics is becoming a more popular choice of treatment for patients who want to achieve a smile with straight teeth. The traditional way of straightening teeth use to be with metal braces, however these days there are a few other options to choose from. Other options allow the patient to have appliances in the mouth which are not so obvious as the metal brackets and wires. Two of the most common options are the Inman aligner and Invisalign.

The Inman aligner is a ...

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