Fissure Sealants

Fissure Sealants: The adult first permanent molar teeth tend to come into the mouth at just six years old. They’re probably the teeth that the cause most problems later in life because…

Tooth-brushing- which toothpaste suits you?

Which toothpaste should you use? The Whiskey toothpaste advert below seductively promises- “Why fight oral hygiene: enjoy it !” but I’m guessing that most people are going to be looking at a…

Smoking and the Gums

Smoking and the Gums (depressing stuff) It is said that quitting smoking is harder than giving up heroin- so the odds aren’t great. Heroin is also bad for the teeth but I’m…

Children’s Dentistry

We love to see to children, ideally before there are any problems, because creating a happy and positive experience early helps to avoid dental-phobia later in life. Learning to look after your…

Nervous Patients

One in four people would describe themselves as being afraid of going to the dentist. The main reasons given are worrying that the treatment will be painful and concern that the visit…