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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

Interdental cleaning!

This week at the practice we have been brushing up on the importance of interdental cleaning. One of our dental nurses, Ashley, has kindly put together an oral hygiene display to demonstrate the importance of interdental cleaning. What is interdental cleaning? The interdental area is the space between the teeth. This area is commonly missed when the teeth are brushed....

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Patient Testimonials

Once again, we have received such thoughtful and kind comments from our patients this month that we wanted to share them. Thank you! “First class service in all aspects” “Very friendly team and made to feel comfortable” “Excellent care and very good communication” “It’s an excellent Dentist! We always feel welcome  “Comfortable and relaxed experience” “Friendly, efficient and excellent service, thank you”...

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