Diet not solely to blame for tooth erosion

April 16, 2018

Those most affected were not those that simply consumed acidic drinks or food, but those who did so between meals. People who drank acidic drinks like soft drinks or fruit-flavoured teas twice a day were 11 times more likely to have moderate or severe erosion compared with those who did not. Among the groups with…

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Orthodontics at St.James Dental

March 28, 2018

 If you would like more information on how Nicki can help improve your smile call Laura our patient co-ordinator on 01452 727665 to book a free consultation or follow this link

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Have you missed or are you overdue your hygienist appointment?

March 23, 2018

Gum disease is one of the leading causes of tooth loss in adults but is largely preventable. Visiting a hygienist regularly can help to prevent and treat gum disease by removing plaque and calculus with professional cleaning as well as teaching you techniques at home to maintain a clean mouth.Research shows that poor oral health…

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Young Denplan PreViser Patient Assessment (YDEPPA)

March 14, 2018

St.James Dental is passionate about preventive dentistry and educating young children in developing good oral health habits for life. We now offer the UK’s only accredited assessment tool in young patient care, Young Denplan PreViser Patient Assessment (YDEPPA). YDEPPA is a comprehensive and objective oral health assessment that creates a personalised preventive oral health plan….

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Free NHS Treatment for Children

March 9, 2018

It’s never too early to start bringing children to the dentist. NHS treatment is free for everyone under the age of 18 and up to 19 in full-time education. Please call us today to book an appointment.

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Fruit Tea Increases your Risk of Dental Erosion

February 28, 2018

A recent study carried about by King’s College London found that sipping fruit tea can increase your risk of dental erosion. Dental erosion is when healthy tooth structure is dissolved by acid in our food and drink. Frequent and excessive exposure to fizzy drinks, fruit flavoured water and alcohol removes the mineral content from your teeth, causing severe and irreversible damage. The outer surface of…

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Illegal tooth whitening caused ‘excruciating pain’

February 12, 2018

Don’t be tempted to let anyone perform tooth whitening unless they are a registered Dentist. If you have treatment by anyone else, you could be putting yourself at risk of irreversible damage. All practising dental care professionals must be registered with the General Dental Council so do not be afraid to ask for a GDC…

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Poor quality sleep could increase your risk of developing Alzheimer’s

February 7, 2018 If you suffer with disturbed sleep it can be down to a number of different reasons, but snoring and sleep apnoea are the top causes of sleep disturbance for both the snorer and those around them. Dr.Gordon Carey provides the very best solution to disturbed and sleepless nights with the market leading Somnowell™ intra-oral…

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Clear braces from only £133.00 per month

February 2, 2018

Finance options available, book a free consultation today! For more information call 01452727665

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More children having teeth out in hospital in England

January 16, 2018

Latest figures show why England needs a national oral health programme. When decay is the No. 1 reason for child hospital admissions government has a duty to offer resources and leadership. We encourage all children to see a dentist from around 6 months or as soon as they have teeth. All children are seen…

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