New research has revealed that tooth brushing alone is not enough to protect children from tooth decay caused by snacking on sugary foods and drink. The study, published in the Journal of Public Health, looked at nearly 4,000 pre-school children and discovered that snacking habits are the behaviour most strongly associated with dental [...]
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Jane Bracken has changed the way I feel about dentists. I had a horrible experience with the school dentist when I was 11, which contributed to my irrational fear of dentists and gave me ‘White Coat Syndrome’. I expressed my fear and concerns to JB and at no time did she dismiss my fears [...]
We are super excited to announce we are now members of the European Society of Endodontology. The ESE is a vibrant & dynamic organisation spanning 33 countries and ensures best practise, invests in research & optimises clinical are for patients. This is great news for us and a wonderful start to 2018. http://www.e-s-e.eu/index.html The [...]
Have you ever thought about striaghtning your teeth?!? We're pleased to announce that we are the first Platinum provider of Invisalign in the Channel Islands! To celebrate, Emma will be hosting an open day on Saturday 29th July from 9 - 1 pm where you can learn more about straightening [...]
WHAT IS TOOTH PLAQUE? When saliva, food, and fluids combine they produce bacteria deposits, which collect where the teeth and gums meet. Plaque contains bacteria, which produce acids that attack your tooth enamel and can damage your gums. If not treated, the damage could become permanent. When plaque accumulates and is not removed, it [...]
Besides being an instant bad breath cure, quitting smoking can improve the appearance of your teeth. For many people, tooth staining is one of the most common side effects of smoking. You may see some improvement with tooth whitening toothpastes or other whitening products, but the stains will persist if you continue to smoke. [...]
It’s never too early to get children in the habit of good oral care. Of course, it’s up to parents to take the “first steps.” Finding new ways to model good dental habits and practice them with your kids is key. The sooner kids begin to take charge of their own teeth, the happier [...]