Everyone knows what inflammation is like - if you hit your finger with a hammer it will swell up, get red, get hot, hurt! and it’s hard to use it. Inflammation is the body’s way of reacting to protect itself against infection, and usually it begins...

In Modern Day Dentistry, Prevention is Definitely Better than Cure. Attending regular dental hygienist appointments is a great way of maintaining a healthy mouth. Dental hygienist/therapists are in a perfect position to advise you on how to prevent gum disease and tooth decay (the 2 leading...

Tooth decay is a very common, yet, totally preventable disease. It is one of the main causes of dental pain so we thought it would be helpful to write a blog about how you can minimise your risk and maintain good dental health....

Every day we tell our patients about the link between good gum health and good general health. This was brought home last week when one gentleman remarked that ever since he’d been taking better care of his teeth and gums he hadn’t been ill at...

In recent years the amount of toothbrushes available has dramatically increased, with pharmacies and supermarkets providing a colourful array of manual, battery powered and electric toothbrushes. The question is which kind of toothbrush is most effective at plaque removal? This blog will weigh up the...

On Friday 3 November Yann attended the Fellowship of General Dental Practitioners Symposium  "Holistic Dentistry- putting the mouth back into the body".  This was particularly interesting for us as we are a preventive practice who always approach each patient in a holistic way, looking at the whole...