Couple who can’t find NHS dentist resort to DIY tooth extraction   Last week we talked about the BBC ‘Fake Britain’ TV programme that spotlighted the scams and risks of illegal teeth whitening treatments. This week we have again turned to the BBC, this time to a news item that featured a Dewsbury, Yorkshire couple,

Regular dental care to prevent gum disease could also help to prevent dementia suggests study   Gum disease has already been linked to numerous health problems such as heart disease and cancer, but now new research has indicated that dementia patients who have it tend to deteriorate faster. Having gum disease, the study suggests, could

But it’s not only children who must learn why dental hygiene is important for everyone Yes it’s coming to that time of the year again when term time is about to begin and children once again return to their classes at the beginning of a new educational year.  But we were thinking at Carisbrook recently

School holiday picnics, sweets and fizzy drinks can all contribute to kids tooth decay   We’re right in the middle of the summer school holidays and with the weather remaining reasonable it’s only natural that parents are treating their children to trips, picnics and days out.  Any occasion of this nature, even if it’s only

If you want a beautiful cosmetic smile now’s the time to talk to us   It happens every year.  In fact we can guarantee it.  A couple of weeks before Christmas we will get patients who come in and tell us that they want us to produce a beautiful, gleaming white smile for them in

And it is one of the main reasons behind an epidemic of tooth decay in toddlers. It may make shocking reading, but national statistics show that some 80 per cent of one to two year-olds in England did not visit a dentist last year.  If you extend the age group to include one to four

Restorative dental treatment will soon put the smile back on your face   A missing tooth, especially at the front of your mouth used to spell despair, but thankfully not any more.  Today’s much improved restorative dental treatment means that there are now so many options available that no one needs to be embarrassed by