Carrying on from our last post on what the numbers mean during a check-up, we were recently asked what the difference was between plaque and tartar and aren’t they basically the same thing.
You have an appointment to have a checkup with us, you sit in the chair, open wide and then your dentist and the nurse seem to communicate in a form of ‘dental’ shorthand, not really making any sense, well I recently got asked by a patient what all those...
There are many terms used to classify the idea of a dental phobia. It can be known as dental fear, dental anxiety, dentist phobia, odontophobia, or dentophobia. They all mean the same thing: an intense fear of visiting the dentist for dental treatment.
We get asked a lot of questions about toothpastes. With so many on the market in can be quite hard to know if you’re using the right one. Whilst it’s good to know what to look for in a toothpaste, it’s also good to know what to look out...
Our teeth need to last us a lifetime, they help us chew our food and give us a great smile (essential for the perfect selfie!). When our teeth or gums give us issues it can end up with the trips to the dentist for unnecessary treatments.
Finally summertime in the UK has arrived, which usually means three things, school holidays, blockbuster movies at the cinema and rain! A hot summer can mean a number of things when it comes to dental health. Here we discuss how to keep damage to a minimum.
We all know about the benefits of exercising and how it can improve our overall health but what about our dental health. Is exercising good for our dental health? The answer might surprise you.