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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

Long Term Dental Issues?

Dental implant in place

Oral restoration options at the Cygnet Dental Practice. For most people, having a healthy set of teeth is not overly difficult. With good home care and regular dental visits, most of us will go through life with relatively healthy teeth,

Starting Your Regular Daily Flossing Regime

flossing teeth

A look at some of the challenges and tips for better oral health through flossing. It is the start of a new year, and perhaps no better time to start to make changes to our lives. There are many pieces

Your End Of Year Dental Quiz!

A little festive fun to see how much our Wickford patients have learned about their oral health this year. As this will almost certainly be the last Cygnet Dental Practice blog until 2019, we thought that we would have a

Tooth Remineralisation

How a healthy mouth contributes towards this important process. Many patients tend to think of teeth as solid objects, whereas they actually consist of several layers. The exterior enamel layer is hard and offers the necessary strength to chew and

Peri-Implantitis – A Threat To Dental Implants

Dentist Harminder Sehmi

Dr Harminder Sehmi of the Cygnet Dental Practice discusses the problem and how it can be avoided. As we have discussed before, dental implants offer an excellent option for anyone looking to replace a missing tooth, or teeth, with a

Changing The Image Of The ‘British Smile’

Dentist doing examination

The state of the UK population’s teeth is often ridiculed by some living in the USA. Is it justified? The idea of the British having ugly and discoloured teeth has long been a standard subject of American humour. British characters

The requirement for pre-treatment consultations

treatment discussion

Why these appointments play an important role in your dental care. Initial consultations at our Wickford dental practice are widely used when a patient is considering a new type of treatment. These are not usually necessary for routine dental care,

Professional And ‘Ready Made’ Teeth Whitening Kits Compared

Dr Krupa Thakrar at Cygnet Dental

Using shop bought tooth whitening kits may not be as effective, or as safe, as you might think. Teeth whitening is, understandably, one of the most popular cosmetic dental treatments currently available. Having nice white teeth is something that most