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10th August 2016

Causes When you are asleep, your airways narrow and relax. Snoring can occur when the soft tissues of the neck, throat, tonsils and nasal passages vibrate as you breathe in and out. Snoring is most common in men between the ages of 40-60 and a number of factors can contribute to making a snoring problem…

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Tooth Replacement

10th August 2016

Despite advances in modern dentistry, teeth may still need to be removed if they are damaged beyond repair. Tooth removal is a perfectly safe procedure and performed by millions of dentists around the world. In the event of damage and decay beyond repair, you have a number of options for replacement. Implants An implant is…

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Toothpaste Tutorial: Choosing the Right Types for You and Your Family

10th August 2016

Head to the toothpaste shelf at your local supermarket and you’ll no doubt be faced with rows of tubes from a huge variety of manufactures in an ever larger variety of types. Whitening, anti-cavity, tartar control, sensitive formula…there’s seemingly one for just about every result you’re seeking and all the problems you’re having with your…

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Herbs are a Natural Option for Gum Care

10th August 2016

If you are the kind of person that shies away from man-made medications in favor of natural remedies, you’ll be happy to know that it’s possible to care for your gums the natural way through the use of a variety of herbs and other natural substances. Many of these herbal concoctions have been around for…

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Fighting Bad Breath on the Go

10th August 2016

We’ve all been there. You’ve had a breakfast, lunch, or dinner that included some stinky elements that have lingered around long after you’ve finished your last bite. Now it’s time for an important meeting or – worse yet – a date, and you’re just not sure what to do to get rid of that foul…

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Asthma Medication and your Teeth

10th August 2016

In the United Kingdom alone, about 5.4 million people are currently being treated for asthma, according to figures released by Asthma UK. More than one million of those being treated are children, including those as young as six months old. It’s a disease that has continuously been on the rise and one that causes more…

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My tooth was knocked out, what do I do?

10th August 2016

If you are in the very unfortunate position of having a tooth knocked out (the “technical” term is Avulsed), please try not to panic. There are some important steps that may, in the end help you keep the tooth. The first principle is prevention. The most common cause of a tooth being knocked out is…

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Implant Supported Dentures

10th August 2016

A lot of people suffer in silence because either one or both of their complete (or full), dentures fits poorly. Despite their dentist trying desperately to help by – for example – relining them. Combined with loss of bone over time, this just does not work! The sufferer then has to resort to using denture…

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Teaching Your Child to Brush

10th August 2016

As parents, we are responsible for all aspects of our children’s health and wellbeing, however this can be challenging for a number of reasons; trying to decide the best way to tackle these issues can be confusing. Starting out with a good routine for oral hygiene is crucial to reduce the likelihood of dental disease…

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All About Flossing

10th August 2016

Patients often ask me if flossing is really necessary, and do they have to floss every day? The answer to both is a definite YES! Our mouths are full of bacteria, which starts to form Dental Plaque as soon as we have brushed our teeth. Bacteria thrive in a warm, dark and moist environment, like…

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The new reception procedure was straightforward with no hassle and to all intents and purposes almost ‘normal’. Marcus

The staff were very friendly and helpful, explaining everything clearly. I felt like the treatment was completely tailored to me and they knew what would be suitable for my skin type more than I did. G. Chaloner

I undertook Invisalign treatment with Dr Holden. It was the best thing I have ever done, Pain free, straight forward and most importantly invisible. Vicki

My time in the dental chair was totally painless, Nick and his lovely nurse Kasia made me feel at ease (so much so I managed to doze off for a short time) Mr Preston

I just wanted to say that the implant has been really good – actually bliss – the bridge was my bête noir. I couldn’t been more grateful for the care and outcome of your treatment. Anonymous

Thank you to the Briars for giving me the perfect smile for my wedding! I highly recommend the practice! Mrs Hawkins

A short note to send my sincere thanks to Nick French for helping me overcome my 30 plus year fear of dentistry! Karen

I just wanted to say thank you for doing such a grand job with my fillings yesterday! Julia

Thank you for fitting the Somnowell Snore Guard and how professional the services was right form the first assessment... Karl

Thank you for doing a super job on my filling – looks so much better :) Kate

Thank you for being kind and dealing with my terror and silly behaviour of not having been to a dentist in so long. Margaret

Thanks for my lovely new tooth, now I can feel my mouth again, it feels great!

Just a brief note to say how much I appreciate the fact that you fitted me into your busy schedule yesterday... David

I just wanted to let you know how pleased I am with all the the work you have done with my teeth and mouth generally. David

Keep up the good work and hope we meet again sometime. Pearl

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