Month: November 2015

When toothache strikes….

damaged tooth

Looking for an emergency dentist in Wickford? Life can throw us curveballs; one moment we are sailing along quite nicely, when something unexpected happens and changes everything in a single moment. Even our teeth can be affected in this way.

Are Dental X-rays Safe?

Why take x-rays? At some point or another your dentist is going to take x-rays of your teeth. Why? The answer is pure and simple. Dentists are not super human, they cannot see through the gum and bone to see

Back to Basics

teeth and gum cleaning

Essential oral health care tips from our Wickford dentist. Preventative dental care makes absolute common sense. Although restorative dentistry has come a long way, and there are now far many more choices other than just a filling or extraction available

Brighten your Smile for Christmas

Get party season ready! With the weather turning colder and the days looking dark and miserable, we could all do with a bit of cheering up. With the Christmas party season fast approaching we are all looking for our party

Lacking in Confidence?

great smile

Creating a great smile can be the decision that changes your life. Sometimes, a decision that we make to change one aspect of our life, can have large impacts on other areas of our life too. Whilst we won’t claim

Cap? Crown? What’s the difference?

Cygnet Dental – Basic Guide to Dental Crowns You may have been told that you need a cap or a crown to protect a tooth but what is the difference between the two?  Basically nothing! A cap or a crown

Scared of Dental Implants?

Treatment Co-ordinator When thinking about or considering any dental treatment the worst thing you can do is search the internet. Whilst its good for you to find out more information about treatments, its also a bad thing as unfortunately the

Helping you with affordable dental treatment

NHS and Private Treatment Fees Explained Cygnet Dental Practice offers both NHS and private treatment.  If you are registered with us as an NHS patient, you can choose to have the prescribed treatment carried out using NHS materials or private

Gum Disease – Prevention and Treatment

How our Wickford dentists help you to have healthy gums. Although most people associate dentists with tooth care; equally important is the health of our patient’s gums. With gum disease now being widely recognised as one of the biggest causes

Chew Away Decay

How beneficial is chewing gum to your oral health? Providing the chewing gum is sugar-free it can be hugely beneficial to the health of your teeth.  How you may ask?  Well, chewing increases the production of saliva.  Saliva helps to