Teeth grinding and clenching is  much more common than people realise. Everyone says- "I don't grind my teeth! My partner isn't  reporting scraping squeaking noises at night so I'm not grinding!"But clenching, squeezing the teeth together, is a different matter and most people don't even...

November is Mouth Cancer Awareness Month, organised by the Oral Health Foundation and we are taking part in this event. Dentists are taught to look out for mouth cancer as part of their training, so we always examine all our patients for mouth cancer- it’s...

At Stafford Street Dental Care we are passionate about prevention and have been over all the years we’ve been working. What does this mean? Prevention means stopping things before they happen and what we set out to stop happening is gum disease and tooth decay....

At some point in our lives we will all experience some form of inflammation or pain. There is nothing more annoying than when this pain and inflammation comes from your mouth, a site that is vulnerable to further irritation by essential every day activities such...

Bruxism (tooth grinding and clenching) can cause many problems and many people are completely unaware that it is something they are doing. Parafunction is another unconscious habit that can happen by day or night when the teeth slide around to all kinds of weird positions...

Yet more news has emerged today that backs up our message that keeping your gums healthy is best for your general health.   Alzheimer's  A study reported in Science Magazine - https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2019/01/gum-disease-causing-bacteria-could-spur-alzheimer-s - Has found that the bacteria involved in gum disease are found in the brains of people with...