January 18, 2018

Can You Afford to Continue Smoking?

Yes, a pack of cigarettes is very expensive these days, but that is not what we are talking about. Instead we are concerned with your health. New research has found that smokers are three times more likely to have a particular STI that is linked to mouth cancer, and this could significantly increase their chances […]

Want a Whiter Smile for Winter? We’ll Show You How

This can be a gloomy time of year as the nights begin to draw in and all vestiges of summer finally take their leave. However there are lots of things to look forward to, including all the end of year celebrations and parties, but perhaps too much summer living has taken a toll on your […]

Confused about the Different Types of Toothpastes? Read on

If you look at the range of toothpaste available at your local supermarket or chemist then it’s easy to become confused and overwhelmed by the choice. Should you go for fluoride toothpaste or perhaps something that offers tartar control, whatever that is? Even though the choice might seem bewildering it’s easy to narrow it down […]

Are Your Gums Spoiling Your Smile?

Healthy gums are designed to frame your teeth, hopefully complimenting a beautifully white smile. But what happens if they don’t really do this? People can have one of two problems, either that their smile looks “gummy” and they don’t show enough of their teeth, or that their gums have shrunk back or receded so they […]

More Than One in Four of Us is Unhappy with Our Smile

A recent survey was carried out in conjunction with the British Dental Health Foundation and a major orthodontic company, and it showed that 27% of us are unhappy with the way our teeth look. Being unhappy with your smile can have a detrimental effect on your overall enjoyment of life, confidence and self-esteem and personal […]

How is Laser Whitening Different from Ordinary Tooth Whitening?

Laser tooth whitening is a tooth bleaching treatment that is often carried out at your dental surgery, although nowadays it’s possible to purchase a home whitening kit that includes a special light. The process uses hydrogen peroxide gel, or carbamide peroxide gel if you’re using a kit at home. The bleaching gel is a carefully […]

Tooth Straightening to Perfect Your Pearly White Smile

Home teeth whitening kits can easily lift the colour of your teeth, making your smile look brighter and whiter within just a few days. But what can you do if your teeth are quite crooked? Not everyone had the chance to wear braces as a child, and may have thought it’s too late to do […]

Safely Whiten Your Smile for Summer

The days are getting longer and lighter, and there is a general feeling that summer is fast approaching. Many of us will feel inspired to try to improve the way we look, and while diet and exercise is a popular option, teeth whitening kits can do a huge amount to boost appearance, self-esteem and self-confidence, […]

Would You Recognise the Symptoms of Mouth Cancer?

The numbers of people being diagnosed with mouth cancer is increasing, and the British Dental Health Foundation is concerned about an investigation showing the amount of time people wait before seeking medical advice. Recent research has shown that those with the early warning signs of mouth cancer are more likely to wait longer before seeking […]

What Can You Do If You Lose a Tooth?

Losing a tooth can be extremely upsetting and it can happen even if you take good care of your teeth, for example losing a tooth through an accident. It might be necessary to have a tooth extracted if it had root canal treatment and has subsequently fractured or become weak, and having untreated teeth grinding […]