Saturday, 22 December 2012

Dental emergencies - what would you do over Christmas?

Toothaches don't only happen on normal weekdays so what would you do if you have a toothache or other dental emergency during the Christmas break?

Monday, 19 November 2012

21st century dentistry - digital imaging

One of the most significant advances in dental care has been the development of digital imaging.  Does your dentist use the latest equipment?

Monday, 5 November 2012

Guide to oral hygiene

On Sunday November 4, the Mail on Sunday published a guide to keeping your teeth healthy throughout your life entitled 'Open wide! Your lifelong guide to perfect teeth without the grief'

Tuesday, 23 October 2012

What will your dental treatment cost?

Increasingly, dentists are including price lists on their websites but do these really tell you how much your treatment will cost and enable you to compare prices from different providers?

Wednesday, 3 October 2012

Sunday, 23 September 2012

Teeth Whitening - what's the current position?

In recent times, teeth whitening has grown in prominence as more and more people have chased the 'celebrity smile' but is it legal, who can do it, is it safe and what results can be expected?

Friday, 31 August 2012

Does your dentist listen to you?

Have you noticed your dentist taking an increased interest in getting your feedback lately and wondered why, all of a sudden, your views are important?

Saturday, 18 August 2012

Do you have unfinished dental treatment?

One of the catchphrases of the late, great presenter of 'Mastermind' - Magnus Magnusson - was 'I've started so I'll finish' but dentists are often unable to say this when patients 'disappear' midway through a course of treatment.

Saturday, 4 August 2012

Are your teeth protected when you play sports?

The excitement of the Olympics will, no doubt, reignite latent sporting desires in many of us but, if you are thinking of taking up a sport or, indeed, if you already play, are your teeth adequately protected?

Tuesday, 24 July 2012

AllClear now on Twitter

Our blog posts now feed to both Twitter & Facebook.  You can follow us on Twitter or 'like' us on Facebook via the link buttons which appear on every page of our website.

Tuesday, 17 July 2012

Dealing with gaps.

If you feel that an excessive gap between your two upper front teeth is spoiling your smile, then there are a number of cost effective treatments which can be used to help you.

Sunday, 1 July 2012

Looking after your child's teeth.

Setting up a good routine for dental hygiene early on should put children on the right path for caring for their teeth as they grow up, as well as creating a healthy environment for their adult teeth to grow in to...

Tuesday, 19 June 2012

Dental plans - are they a good thing?

With many dentists now offering payment plans and a range of plans available from a number of providers, are they a good thing for patients?

Thursday, 7 June 2012

OFT report into NHS dentistry published.

The press have long enjoyed highlighting shortcomings with NHS dentistry but, with the publication of the OFT's report, do we now have a balanced view?

Tuesday, 15 May 2012

How long should you take to brush your teeth?

A common question asked is how long should teeth be brushed for?  In particular, many children seem to want to get brushing over as soon as possible so what can be done to help?

Monday, 7 May 2012

Monday, 23 April 2012

Monday, 16 April 2012

Monday, 2 April 2012

Dental Hygienists - your partner for healthy teeth and gums

Did you know that hygienists don't only clean teeth?  Regular visits to the dental hygienist will not only give you sparkling teeth but will also work with you to develop a cleaning regime to help keep your teeth and gums healthy.

Monday, 19 March 2012

Monday, 12 March 2012

Acid erosion - are you at risk?

The damage to teeth caused by drinking too much fruit juice or fizzy drinks is well known but did you know that brushing your teeth straight afterwards can actually increase the damage?

Monday, 5 March 2012

Inman Aligner - cost effective teeth straightening

Would you like straighter front teeth but are put off by the costs of orthodontic treatment?  Inman Aligner could be just what you're looking for.

Monday, 27 February 2012

How well do you clean your teeth?

You brush twice a day for two minutes but is that enough?  No matter how carefully you brush your teeth, unless you clean the spaces between them thoroughly, you could still be at risk of gum disease

Friday, 24 February 2012

Dental check ups - why bother?

It's a few years since you went to the dentist but you clean your teeth twice a day and haven't had toothache for ages so why bother with the expense of dental check ups?