Does every Wisdom Tooth need extraction?

  Wisdom Tooth Extraction Wisdom Tooth Extraction is required for some patients, but often there are other treatments that can be considered before extraction is required. What Is an Impacted Tooth? An impacted tooth is a tooth that gets blocked as it is pushing...

The Benefits of Fluoride

        Fluoride is a naturally occurring mineral found in water in varying amounts, depending on where in the UK you live. It can help to prevent tooth decay, which is why it’s added to many brands of toothpaste and, in some areas, to the...

Nutrition and your child’s teeth

Nutrition and your child’s teeth Children need a healthy, balanced diet to help them grow and maintain healthy teeth, but the food and drink choices can also affect the risk of tooth decay and fillings. Too much sugar (for example, from cakes, biscuits, sweets,...

Are Mouthwashes Any Good?

Rinse, gargle, spit. Many people use mouthwashes as part of their oral hygiene routine. But how much do you know about this rinsing agent, other than the fact that it comes in lots of colours? Mouthwash can help keep your gums and teeth healthy, but only if you use...

Why should I floss?

Why should I use dental floss? Dental floss helps to prevent gum disease by getting rid of pieces of food and plaque from between your teeth. Plaque is a sticky substance made of bacteria. If it builds up, the bacteria can irritate the gums and cause inflammation. We...