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.
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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!
It's December which can only mean one thing, it's The Festive Season. Office Parties, later than usual nights out and the Christmas holidays, all of which can take a toll on your dental health.
Chris is primarily interested in continuing to provide top class family dentistry to the long standing patients of the Bournville Village Dental Practice.
Like scoring a big promotion or a date with your longtime crush, a luminous, white smile is the stuff that dreams are made of.
Following on from our Which Foods Actually Stain Your Teeth here's our guide to which foods are good for your teeth,