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 dental hygienist advises that gum disease is the single biggest cause of tooth …

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 happiness this summer with a beaming smile. …

Dental Phobia, Bexleyheath

Dental phobia can ruin lives 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 – also called dental phobia, dentophobia, …

Mouth Cancer, Bexleyheath

Are you mouth cancer aware? Visit our dental practice to find out 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 by …

Problems with Wisdom teeth, Bexleyheath

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 …