Why your gum health is so important

Research has long found links between gum disease and strokes, diabetes, bacterial lung infections, heart disease and problems with pregnancy. There is now a risk that Gum Health (gum disease) and dementia could be connected. Our Bexleyheath dentists and hygienists advise that gum disease is the single biggest cause of …

stress-free

Modern dental methods make for stress-free visits Fear of the dentist has once again been in the media spotlight recently and we would like to remind our patients that modern dentistry methods make a patient’s visit to the dentist easy and almost completely pain free. In the UK as a …

Smile and the world smiles with you

Smile and the world smiles with you It stands to reason that if you feel confident about your teeth, you are more likely to smile. And the more you smile, the bigger the impact on yourself and those around you. There are lots of benefits of smiling, so spread some …

Dental Phobia

Dental fear can ruin lives – as revealed in C4 show Dental phobia (anxiety) was under the spotlight in a programme on Channel 4 called Never Seen a Doctor*. It followed a couple in their 50s who had avoided visiting the dentist following traumatic experiences in the dental chair. Dental fear …

Cosmetic Dentistry

Dreaming of a more perfect smile? Talk to our cosmetic dentists in Bexleyheath! In the past, we Brits have been the butt of jokes for having rubbish teeth. While glaring white Hollywood gnashers are generally not our cup of tea, we are now more aware of our smiles and what …

Mouth Cancer

Are you mouth aware? Visit our dental practice to find out (mouth cancer)  As of today the UK has had more than 6,700 people diagnosed with mouth cancer in the last year. It remains one of very few cancers that is predicted to increase further in the coming years. The disease has grown …

Healthy Smile

Bexleyheath dentist asks ‘what does a healthy smile look like to you?’ As dentists we strive to keep your mouth, teeth and gums in great shape , but what makes a smile look healthy in your opinion? This is the question the dental team  at Danson Park Dental Practice in Bexleyheath asked …

Problems with Wisdom tooth

Wisdom teeth are something most people have to deal with at some point. Impacted wisdom teeth are wisdom teeth which do not fully come through in the mouth. When the wisdom teeth do not have enough room to grow they may come out sideways or at a wrong angle and put pressure …