Year: 2017

Healthy Teeth At Christmas

Make sure not to let your oral health care slip. Christmas can be an exciting time, but also very busy. Whether attending social events, family parties or simply keeping an eye on the kids, it is probably not surprising that

Energy Drinks – Why You Should Avoid (Or At Least Reduce) Them

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High sugar drinks are very bad for your teeth, and your general health too! We probably expect athletes and sportsmen to use energy drinks to give their performance a short term boost. What has been surprising though, is the number

A New Year, A New Smile!

Want 2018 to be much brighter? Ask us about a smile makeover. Although we have not yet reached the climax of 2017, those festive days of Christmas; many of us will already be turning our thoughts to what we would

What Happens If You Don’t Replace A Missing Tooth?

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Is it necessary to replace a lost tooth, or is it OK to just leave a gap? The questions of whether to simply leave a gap in the teeth, following an extraction, is one that we hear quite often at

Detecting Other Health Issues At Dental Check-Ups

How our Purley patients can benefit from regular check ups in a way they might not expect. Many of you will have spotted in the media, news of various medical conditions and their potential links to oral health issues. Whilst

Thinking Of Stopping Smoking In The New Year?

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Here are four very good reasons why you should. We see a relatively large number of patients at our Purley dental practice whose teeth have been stained by cigarette smoke. For many patients, this is the only harm that they

Four Reasons Not To Be Afraid Of Your Dental Implant Procedure

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Don’t be anxious about this tooth replacement treatment. The dental implant procedure is, by necessity, an invasive one involving minor surgery. In order to place implants, the dentist has to create a small hole in the bone of the jaw

Getting The Most From ‘Invisible’ Braces

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Maximising the benefits of these popular orthodontics. It is probably fair to say that orthodontic systems, such as Invisalign, are preferable to traditional braces in many ways. Few people relish the thought of having dental braces that consist of wires

Registering With An NHS Dentist

Essential NHS dentistry is available at our Purley dental practice. If you are new to the Purley area, or are looking to move from your current dentist, you may have come across our practice and wondered what we can offer?

Four Point Action Plan For Dental Emergencies

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Simple and effective advice from our Purley dental team. We all hope never to be in a situation where we need a dental appointment in a hurry. Good home care, along with regular visits to the dentist certainly minimises the