Here at Stafford Street Dental Care, our main aim is for patients to have  healthy mouths. A healthy mouth helps prevent dental diseases such as tooth decay and gum disease (gum inflammation). An unhealthy mouth puts you at risk of dental disease but may also...

Why use an electric toothbrush? Our hygiene therapist Sadie explains why it really is better to use an electric toothbrush.   The main purpose of brushing your teeth is to remove plaque, this will help to prevent tooth decay and gum disease.   Dental plaque is the main cause...

Our hygiene therapist Sadie advises about acid erosion Erosion is the loss of tooth surface, by chemical agents.Erosion happens when the enamel is softened and mineral is lost. Most erosion is caused by acids which can enter the mouth in three main ways: Diet – frequent...

In the last few weeks we seem to have seen more people than usual complaining of sensitive teeth, chipped front teeth, short teeth… In fact around half of all 16-24 year olds …. and more than three quarters  of all adults have some form of tooth wear.* The...

I was privileged to be invited  by the matron Mrs. Scott to take part in the morning assembly at Fettes Preparatory School on the 14th of November 2013.  As I arrived, I was surprised and very impressed to see the Headmaster greeting every single pupil...