With Easter fast approaching you might find yourself reaching for chocolate more often than usual. But how bad is chocolate for your teeth and is there such a thing as good chocolate?
We know there’s a few of you that we haven’t seen as much as we would have liked over the past year, so maybe it’s time you booked an appointment with us a visit in 2019 and see how we can give you the smile you've always wanted.
Just the thought of going to the dentist can cause anxiety to some people. 40% of the UK population have some form of anxiety of seeing the dentist with around 10% avoiding treatment altogether. That’s a lot of people walking round with anxiety about seeing the dentist and possibly in need of treatment.
When it comes to our shopping, we're used to looking at the ingredients of a product we are going to buy and we know what to avoid, but how many of us actually look at the ingredients of the toothpaste in our basket.
We’ll happily spend a small fortune on moisturiser and other luxuries but when it comes to toothbrushes, it can be all about the ‘colour & price’, surprisingly some people still find brushing their teeth a chore or even worse, tend to skip it completely!
Gums are part of the soft tissue lining of the mouth. Unlike the soft tissue linings of the lips and cheeks, most of the gums are tightly bound to the underlying bone which helps resist the friction of food passing over them.