Air Flow Polish

Airflow is the leading private teeth cleaning system which uses a spray of air, aesthetic polishing powder and gentle jet stream of water to rapidly remove surface stains and dental plaque which are impossible to remove with normal tooth brushing. This innovative noninvasive treatment, gently removes staining, is kind to the tooth surface, non-damaging to…

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What is a cold sore?

A cold sore is a small, painful, raised area of small, fluid-filled blisters. They usually happen where the lip joins the surrounding skin. The blisters are painful and dry up to make a yellow crust which gradually heals in a few days. Cold sores are usually found on the lips but you can get them…

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Help for a healthy mouth

Try to only have sugar free foods and drinks when you have a snack and try to only have two snacks a day If you must have sugary foods and drink then try to have them with meals to reduce the number of ‘sugar attacks’ on your teeth throughout the day. Help to fight tooth…

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Our School Visit

Cornhill Dental Practice was delighted to be invited and spend a day with Eastover Primary School (Summer 2019) taking part in their Health Week. In total, we saw about 420 children which we were able to address in an interactive assembly and small group workshops. Our team worked with the children on the main topics…

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Nominations for the “Society of British Dental Nurses” Awards.

Would you like to nominate one of our excellent nurses at Cornhill Dental Practice for “Outstanding Dental Nurse”.  Please follow the link here: https://sbdn.org.uk/nominations

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Preparing for an extraction

It is important that you have something to eat and drink before the procedure. Sometimes is an idea to bring someone with you to accompany you home. Stop smoking prior to and after the extraction. Inform dentist if any medications have changed since last visit. Instructions will be given on post op care. Take it…

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Managing Your Dental Anxiety

Fear of going to the dentist is a common health-care related anxiety. Patients often express a broad range of triggers, such as the fear of pain, claustrophobia, needles, sounds, or sensations. At its most extreme, dental anxiety, dental phobias and fears of visiting the dentist can mean people put off, or even avoid altogether, vitally…

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Ageing and Your Teeth

Stained and darker teeth As we age our teeth do get a bit darker naturally, but there are certain things that can speed up the staining of your teeth. The most obvious cause of teeth staining is smoking,  Tea, coffee, wine, berries, fruit juice, cola, soy sauce and cola can also stain your teeth over…

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We all love our Easter eggs but we also need to love our teeth

It is important to be effective when brushing your teeth, especially after treats. Brush your teeth with fluoride toothpaste with at least 1350ppm fluoride for at least 2 minutes twice a day to remove plaque. Plaque is a film of bacteria that coats your teeth and if not removed will contribute to tooth decay and…

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Smokers Teeth

How can smoking affect my oral health? Most people are now aware that smoking is bad for their health. It can cause many different medical problems and, in some cases, fatal diseases. However, many people don’t realise the damage that smoking does to their mouth, gums and teeth. Smoking can lead to tooth staining, gum…

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