St.James Dental supports National Smile Month

May 21, 2019

National Smile Month runs from the 13th May – 13th June to encourage ​dental and ​other health professionals, schools, pharmacies, community groups, colleges and workplaces – in fact, anyone with an interest in good oral healthcare – to join in and help educate, motivate and communicate positive oral health messages and improve the quality of smiles all…

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Top tips for a tooth-friendly Easter

April 18, 2019

Spring has finally sprung and with Easter just around the corner the supermarkets are full of hundreds of chocolatey Easter treats. Easter can be great fun for children but the amount of sugary treats available can be a disaster for teeth. We have put some top tips together to help your family enjoy the Easter…

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Spring Newsletter

April 17, 2019

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Easter Opening Hours

Friday 19th April – Closed, Saturday 20th April – 8:30 – 13:00, Sunday 21st April – Closed, Monday 22nd April – Closed Our usual opening hours will resume from Tuesday 23rd April We also provide on-call emergency cover when the practice is closed. This service is only available to existing private and plan patients of…

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Sugar Free Fizzy Drinks

April 9, 2019

Did you know that sugar free fizzy drinks can still damage your teeth? Here are some interesting facts and top tips on how to protect your children’s teeth! One of the most important things to remember is that it’s not just the amount of sugar you eat or drink that causes tooth decay, but also…

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Interdental cleaning

March 26, 2019

Tooth decay and periodontal (gum) disease are the two most common oral diseases worldwide. Periodontal disease affects around 50% of the adult population, with severe cases affecting upto 15%. The build-up of plaque around the teeth is the most important risk factor in the development of periodontal disease, making good oral hygiene essential in both…

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National Women’s Day

March 8, 2019

To celebrate National Women’s Days we thought we would share a few pictures of some of the wonderful women here at St. James!

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Poor toothbrushing habits linked to heart disease

March 1, 2019

Just 2 minutes twice a day could have life changing benefits as new study links poor toothbrushing habits to heart disease. A new study presented during the 2018 American Heart Association Scientific Sessions suggested that brushing your teeth twice a day for at least 2 minutes may reduce your risk of developing cardiovascular disease. Numerous…

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Do baby teeth matter?

February 26, 2019

We get two sets of teeth during our lifetime with our baby or deciduous teeth coming through at around 6 months, and our adult teeth usually coming though by the age of 6. Baby teeth are extremely important as they allow a baby to start eating the nutritious solid foods that they need to develop…

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Oral Cancer rises by 68 per cent!

February 22, 2019

Cancer Research UK has revealed that mouth (oral) cancer has increased by 68 per cent in the UK over the last 20 years. The latest figures from Mouth Cancer Action Month show that oral cancer in men aged under 50 has jumped by 67 per cent in the last 20 years – rising from 340…

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