Oral injuries can vary from mild to extreme. They can also take on many different forms, be caused by different factors, and occur at any time of the day. When faced with an oral injury, some people are not sure whether they need to seek dental treatment right away or simply wait for a more […]
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Amid concerns for safety in dental practices, one UK dental group has made a significant investment to ensure safety for both their team and patients. Riverdale Healthcare, which incorporates 17 dental practices in the North East and North Yorkshire, have announced that they will be first UK dental group to have the revolutionary Radic8, VirusKiller […]
You may be wondering what steps we’ve taken to ensure your safety when you next visit our practice. It is now clear that the entire landscape of dentistry will change at least during the transmission phase of COVID-19. It has forced the dental profession to revisit its entire infection control method and policy and no […]
We are looking forward to the day when we can see our patients again and are busy preparing. To ensure we are safe for everyone, we wanted to share with you some of the changes you will see next time you visit.
During these unprecedented times we would like to give you some useful tips to help you resolve and reassure any possible dental implant related concerns you may have. Recently placed implant(s) If you have had implant(s) placed in the last week or two you will be due to have the stitches removed soon. You will […]
Adults can have up to 32 teeth. The wisdom teeth are the last to appear, right at the back of the mouth. They usually appear when you are between 17 and 25, although sometimes they appear many years later. People often have jaws that are too small for all 32 teeth to fit (28 is […]
Gums can bleed for a number of different reasons. Gums might bleed on brushing due to mild inflammation but often stops soon afterwards. If the bleeding hasn’t stopped within a few minutes press a clean cloth or piece of packing to the area and call the practice for advice. Common causes of bleeding gums: Trauma […]
Correct as of 24th March 2020 9am Toothache is extremely unpleasant, which is why your dentist always does everything they can to accommodate patients in pain. In these extraordinary times our ability to attend the Practice or have the personnel available to attend may be curtailed. This guidance is an attempt to tell you what […]
We understand that losing a filling can be a concerning and worrying time. It can leave your teeth sharp which can make your lips and tongue sore, it can sometimes leave your smile looking unsightly and the tooth can become more sensitive to extremes of temperature or even end up giving you an ache. However, […]
Correct as of 24th March 2020. If your denture is broken, as we write, some labs are still open to mend your denture, however not all are. Please call the practice to see if we can help. If your denture is loose or rubbing you may find denture fixative like Polygrip or Fixodent may help […]
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Where required by law, loans will be regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Consumer Credit Act. Credit is provided by Wesleyan Bank Limited who is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Wesleyan Bank Ltd (Registered in England and Wales No 2839202) Registered Office: PO Box 3420, Colmore Circus, Birmingham B4 6AE. Tel: 0800 358 1122. www.wesleyanbank.co.uk Terms and conditions apply.