Year: 2016

Teeth Whitening FAQs

Our Wickford dental team answer some commonly asked questions about whitening teeth. As you can probably imagine, we get asked a lot of questions at the Cygnet Dental Practice about the treatments that we offer. Because of its popularity, the

Christmas Tips For Good Oral Health

Our Wickford dentist offers advice to keep your teeth and gums healthy this festive season. Christmas is a time of the year when families get together and social occasions seem to be on an almost daily basis. Whilst this can

Root Canal Treatment For Essex Patients

fear of the dentist

Putting patients at ease about this often misunderstood procedure. ‘Root canal’ .. The very words that nobody wants to hear when they visit the dentist. This procedure probably causes more concerns than any other, including an extraction. But why is

Four Benefits Of Visiting A Dental Hygienist

A visit to our Wickford hygienist should not be viewed as an ‘optional extra’ if you want a healthy mouth. Although appointments are occasionally missed, most of our patients at the Cygnet Dental Practice do keep their regular appointments to

Straighter Teeth In Just A Few Months

A look at what the Six Month Smiles system can offer our Wickford and Downham patients Having crooked teeth is not uncommon and although many people would like to do something about it, they may be reluctant due to a)

NHS Dentistry And Cosmetic Dental Procedures

A look at some of the differences between NHS and private dental care. At the Cygnet Dental Practice, we are proud to provide NHS dentistry for Wickford patients. This has been the mainstay of our practice for many years now

Bone Loss And Dental Implants

dental implant next to natural tooth

Acting quickly after tooth loss can aid a successful dental implant placement. We recently received a question from a Downham patient asking when is the best time to place a dental implant. In their particular case, the tooth had been

Dental Anxiety Questions

A selection of your questions answered by our Wickford dental team. As you might expect, we receive a lot of questions from patients during consultations and even treatments. Perhaps unsurprisingly, many of these come from patients who are anxious about

Customised Teeth Whitening For Our Wickford Patients

Safe legal teeth whitening

Our home whitening kit helps patients choose the whiteness of their smile. There is little disputing that a teeth whitening procedure is one of the most popular and easy ways to improve a smile. Even with the best care in

When Patients Are Unhappy With Their Smile

A patient from Shotgate asks what we can do to improve their smile. At the Cygnet Dental Practice, we get a lot of patients who come to us with specific requests about how they would like the appearance of their