NHS spending drop has painful repercussions for a growing number of patients   A report published this week in a leading national newspaper has revealed that the government spend per NHS patient has fallen by £4.95 (from £40.95 to £36) over the last five years.  Just as alarming, reports the article, the income from fees

If you suffer from gum disease treatment is essential   Last week we wrote about how the early stages of gum disease can be extremely difficult to identify and we pointed out just some of the symptoms that everyone should watch out for.  This week we’re providing professional dental advice on the steps you should

How gum disease symptoms can just creep up on you   It’s been referred to as ‘the silent disease’ because early-stage gum disease symptoms are notoriously difficult to identify, but … if the symptoms are allowed to go untreated then the consequences can be most unpleasant.   Not many people would be aware of it,

It’s the first essential for effective teeth cleaning Two minutes, twice a day.  First thing in the morning and last thing at night.  That’s the teeth cleaning message we’ve been emphasising for some considerable time but unfortunately, the latest research figures still suggest that many people do not brush their teeth correctly and as a

People who suffer from dental phobia, which is another term for people who are nervous or just plain scared of visiting their dentist, will very often defer, postpone or even refuse to visit a dentist – even when they are suffering from severe tooth decay, gum disease or are experiencing some other dental problem.  Now,

The best dental hygiene involves more than just a daily brushing   When a dentist or hygienist talks about the best dental hygiene techniques, yes they include advice about brushing, but more importantly, they also talk about a whole host of other considerations ranging from the food and drinks you indulge in, to how often,

There’s never been a better time to improve your children’s teeth … and save money!   Orthodontics treatment for children can be enormously important for so many aspects of their lives.  Not only will orthodontics correct misaligned, crowded or crooked teeth, it will greatly improve their whole appearance by creating what is a beautiful natural

As one of the region’s leading dental practices, established for over 60-years, we have witnessed many instances where a patient’s dental phobia (the fear of dentists) has not only resulted in extensive dental problems, but it has also been the cause of severe stress, tension and anxiety that has had a profound impact on their