Geographic Tongue

What is a geographic tongue? Although you may not have heard of geographic tongue, it is a common condition – and one that often appears among the most frequent dental searches on the internet, explain our Hunts Cross dentists, Ben Harvey and James Garside. Geographic tongue can appear on the top, sides and underneath your … Continued

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Nail biting & tag tearing

  Do you use your teeth to open bottles,Β Β  tear clothing tags or bite your nails? If so, you are not alone but the advice from our dentists is to stop! Most of us are putting our oral health at risk by using our teeth as tools for jobs they weren’t intended for. Joint research … Continued

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How happy are you to smile πŸ˜€

In National Smile Month the organisers carried out a nationwide poll that found most of us regularly feel self-conscious about the appearance of our teeth. More than half of British adults (51%) say they are often made to feel anxious about how their smile looks and less than a third (29%) are likely to pose … Continued

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Denture Care

    Daily cleaning of dentures using mechanical action – brushing with a toothbrush or denture brush and an effective, non-abrasive denture cleanser (no dentifrice).     Daily soaking in a denture-cleansing solution – this seems to deliver extra chemical breakdown of the remaining plaque and some level of disinfection of the denture. Denture-cleansing solutions … Continued

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Denture Care πŸ˜€

  Daily cleaning of dentures using mechanical action – brushing with a toothbrush or denture brush and an effective, non-abrasive denture cleanser (no dentifrice).   Daily soaking in a denture-cleansing solution – this seems to deliver extra chemical breakdown of the remaining plaque and some level of disinfection of the denture. Denture-cleansing solutions should only … Continued

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National Smile Month 2019

  SMILING! Our teeth have such an important role to play in our lives. They help us chew and digest food, they help us to talk and speak clearly and they also give our face shape. A smile also has other day-to-day benefits. It can give us greater confidence, as well as influence our social … Continued

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