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Should Children Floss Their Teeth?

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Encouraging the next generation towards a healthier mouth. The number of adults using dental floss on their own teeth is only around 20%. Unfortunately this is far too low and means that around 80% of us are exposing ourselves to

Getting Married? Here’s How We Can Help Make Your Special Day, Extra Special!

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Wickford dentist, Dr Krupa Thakrar looks at how a smile makeover can help provide long lasting memories. Getting married is a major event for most people. It can be incredibly stressful for those doing the planning and also an expensive

How You Can Minimise Your Risk Of Oral Cancer

Wickford Principal Dentist Dr Pabari

A Wickford Dentist looks at this serious and growing problem. We occasionally get asked by patients to give guidance and advice on the subject of oral cancer. In particular, how to minimise the risk of being diagnosed with it. Oral

Helping Patients With Dental Anxiety

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How our Wickford dental team encourages nervous dental patients. When someone attends our practice with dental anxiety, they may well think that they are alone and that no one else feels as nervous as they do. However, we can assure

How Important Are Baby Teeth?

Dentist Harminder Sehmi

Just because we will lose our first teeth doesn’t mean that we shouldn’t look after them, says Wickford dentist Dr Harminder Sehmi. Baby teeth, milk teeth or even first teeth, call them what you will, but we will all have

Versatile Dental Crowns

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This restorative treatment offers many benefits for our Wickford and Rayleigh patients. After the use of a filling, a dental crown is one of the more common procedures used to restore a decaying or damaged tooth. They offer an excellent

Recovery Following Root Canal Treatment

Dr Krupa Thakrar at Cygnet Dental

The period of time following treatment should be used to maximum effect, says Wickford dentist Dr Krupa Thakrar. We have discussed before, the reasons why patients should not fear having a root canal procedure at the Cygnet Dental Practice. Although

Is Your Coffee Habit Affecting Your Teeth?

Dentist Dr Nabiha Farooqi

The rise in coffee consumption in the UK could pose a challenge for the health of our teeth suggests Cygnet Dental Practitioner, Dr Nabiha Farooqi. At the moment, it seems that we don’t hear much good news about the economy

Practical Advice To Assist Successful Dental Implant Placement

dental implant next to natural tooth

If you are considering having implants to replace missing teeth, here is what you need to know. A lost adult tooth means that it is gone forever. There is no natural replacement tooth waiting to come through as they do

How To Look After Your Invisalign Trays

Invisalign invisible braces

A practical and healthy approach to caring for this teeth straightening system. Invisalign orthodontics are growing in popularity. This is hardly surprising, given their near invisibility and the fact that they are made to be removed for eating and when