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, …