A tooth can be knocked out by a blow to the mouth, or an accident involving the face. This can happen for example while playing contact sports. The tooth can be replaced in the socket successfully if you take the right action as soon as possible. Here we explain what to do if you suffer a knocked out tooth
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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?
Do you know the difference between plaque and tartar, here we explain the difference, why you can't have one without the other and tips to prevent both.
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!
Mamma Mia, it's a hot summer again! This week Dr Chris discusses how the weather can affect our dental health and gives some tips on how to keep it in check.
We all know about the benefits of exercising and how it can improve our overall health but what about our dental health. Is exercising good for our dental health? The answer might surprise you.
Do you dislike the shape of your nose but are terrified by the thought & cost of surgery? At The Bournville Village Dental Practice we have a simple, pain free solution with little or no recovery time.
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.
Did you know there’s something we can all do that makes us feel instantly better? What’s more it can make others feel better and the best of all it’s free and we don’t have to order it online and wait for it to be delivered!