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Ashley swims around St. Michael’s Mount for the Chestnut Appeal!

We are very proud to say that Ashley- our dental nurse- completed her charity swim around St Michael’s Mount over the weekend, currently having raised 308% of her target! Wow! Having never swam this distance in the sea, she trained hard with the help of our Hygienist, Kay. Ashley decided to take the plunge and swim the 1.5 miles in support of...

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Tooth Sensitivity

What can cause tooth sensitivity? Worn tooth enamel from using a hard toothbrush or brushing with excessive force. Tooth erosion as a result of highly acidic foods and beverages, bulimia or gastroesophageal reflux disease. A cracked filling or tooth Gum recession that leaves the root surface exposed. Consequently, the teeth can be more prone to sensitivity as the surfaces of...

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You’re probably forgetting to brush this part of your teeth

Dentist visits can often be full of surprises, despite most of us thinking that we are brushing our teeth correctly and flossing regularly enough. It is important to reinforce how to brush our teeth with the proper technique and take care of our overall oral health. Brush for at least 2 minutes twice a day Floss daily and/or use an...

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Would you give up your can of coke if it had a picture of rotten teeth on it?

Researchers say cigarette-style graphic warnings would encourage us to cut back on sugary drinks, therefore helping to reduce numbers of type 2 diabetes, obesity and tooth decay. Regardless of socioeconomic background, age and their level of education, participants of a study- undertaken by Deakin University- were 36% less likely to choose a sugary drink when a health warning label was...

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Caring For Milk Teeth: Everything Parents Need To Know

NHS statistics in England highlight that the number of under children under 10 requiring hospital treatment because of tooth decay, is now double the number who need help for a broken arm. Another shocking statistic and according to NHS Children’s Dental Survey, a third of five-year olds and nearly half of eight-year olds in the UK are showing signs of decay...

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Patient Testimonials –

June has been a busy month for most with all this beautiful sunshine, but our lovely patients have still found the time to leave us some wonderful comments on our feedback forms. “Sue is amazing, explains everything so well and makes me feel really relaxed and safe” “Great service and care” “Great with my boys, held while I was having treatment. Lovely...

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Sugar and children’s oral health

Are you aware of hidden sugars? A recent study showed that 21% children under the age of 5 in Cornwall are starting school with fillings, tooth decay and missing teeth! Be Snack Smart… We all want the best for our children and sometimes what we think is a healthy snack or drink could have hidden sugars. For example, a small...

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National Smile Month

The ladies have been busy blowing up their balloons in order to celebrate and promote the very important National Smile Month which runs from 14th May- 14th June.   The campaign is to promote good oral health and highlights three key messages, all of which help us develop and maintain a healthy mouth. They are:   1) Brush your teeth...

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Patient Testimonials

We continue to receive such positive feedback from our Patients every month. We hope you enjoy reading them as much as we do, thank you! “Very friendly Staff that goes the extra mile with great facilities and easy to access” “Amazing Staff” “Friendly Dentist who explains what she’s doing and what everything means. (Dr Lewis)” “Excellent care for patients” “Everyone...

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Please Clink the link below to read the latest blog on Gov.uk

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/every-10-minutes-a-child-in-england-has-a-rotten-tooth-removed   https://www.nhs.uk/change4life/food-facts/healthier-snacks-for-kids/lower-sugar-drinks-for-kids-stop-tooth-decay#fz0qSJ4eA6GGQc5b.97