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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Bad breath a turn-off for potential partners

February 18, 2019

If you failed to land a date on Valentine’s Day, it might be worth checking your breath. That is at least the conclusion reached by a survey conducted by the Oral Health Foundation, that found that bad breath is the single biggest turn-off for British adults when looking for a partner. Of the survey results,…

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#checkoutmycheckupselfie

February 5, 2019

We are always looking at ways to raise awareness of the importance of seeing your dentist so we have launched a new competition and campaign #checkoutmycheckupselfie Simply post your St.James selfie with #checkoutmycheckupselfie to our Facebook or Instagram page to be entered into our competition to win £50 worth of cinema vouchers but remember to…

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Oral Health Education is more than showing you how to brush your teeth

February 1, 2019

At St.James Dental, we are dedicated to improving the oral health for all of our patients. Our team of specially trained oral health educators are on hand to advise patients of all ages how to improve and maintain excellent teeth and gums. With a friendly approach, they make the sessions fun and informative so you…

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New campaign launched encouraging parents to reduce children’s sugar intake

January 21, 2019

Alarming data shows that the average British child has already exceeded the maximum recommended sugar intake for an 18-year-old by the time they turn 10. In order to encourage parents to reduce their children’s sugar intake, Public Health England has launched a new Change4Life campaign that aims to tackle growing rates of childhood obesity. The…

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Research has shown that E-cigarette liquids can increase your risk tooth decay.

January 3, 2019

The study investigated the increased risk of tooth decay when tooth surfaces were exposed to certain e-cigarette liquids in a controlled environment. A combination of the viscosity of e-cigarette liquids and some classes of chemicals in sweet flavours contributed to the increase. Scientists systematically evaluated e-cigarette aerosols and found that they have similar physio-chemical properties…

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Merry Christmas

December 24, 2018

From everyone at St.James Dental we would like to wish you all a very merry Christmas and we look forward to seeing you in New Year!

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Denplan Supplementary Insurance

December 20, 2018

If you are travelling during the festive period don’t forget your Denplan supplementary insurance covers you in the event of a dental injury or dental emergency no matter where you are…

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St. James dental help raise money for Save the Children

December 19, 2018

As part of our Christmas lunch this year the team decided to take part in the Save the Children Christmas Jumper day!

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