Category: Advice

Continuing Our ABC OF Dentistry – Part 2

Continuing our alphabetical look at some dental terminology you might have heard at the Cygnet Dental Practice We hope that you found our last ‘ABC’ blog interesting and may have learned a little more about dentistry in the process. Last

ABC Of Dentistry – Part 1

An alphabetical look at some of the terminology used in our Wickford dental practice We thought that we would set ourselves a challenge to come up with a dental term for each letter of the alphabet. We will continue with

Asthma And Dental Care

This common medical problem can have potential implications for your oral health. Asthma is a very common problem amongst both adults and children. At its most severe, it can require emergency medical intervention although most sufferers are able to manage

Drugs – Their Impact On Your Oral Health

With many people taking ‘recreational’ drugs, our Wickford dentists look at how this can adversely affect your oral health. We have written a number of times about the effects of alcohol on our teeth and gums. Whilst this is the

Ensuring A Safe Re-Opening Of Our Wickford Dental Practice

What to expect when Cygnet Dental opens again for business As you will probably know, dental practices were given the go ahead to open on Monday. This is good news but unfortunately dentists were only advised at the same time

Anxiety And Stress – Their Effect On Your Teeth And Gums

Stress associated with the Covid-19 crisis may have left some patients with a less healthy mouth. Many of us are probably watching the news on a daily, or even hourly basis, to see what changes there are to the current

Coronavirus – Don’t Neglect Your Children’s Teeth

Advice to parents from the Cygnet Dental Practice in Wickford Although children seem to be one of the groups least affected by the Covid-19 virus, they are not entirely safe from it and, like the rest of us, should be

General Dental And Invisalign Care During The Covid-19 Lockdown Period

Advice from your Wickford dental team. We hope and trust that our patients are staying safe during this difficult time. The lockdown may be a break from work for some, but for others it will pose a lot of challenges,

Our Cross Infection Control Promise

Minimising the risk of infection for patients and dentists at our Wickford practice. Viruses are currently headline news and whilst most of us will have a viral infection from time to time, most of these will be usually relatively minor.

Winter Viruses And Your Teeth

Colds and related illnesses – we look at how these can affect your teeth and gums. Whether on public transport, at work or in a supermarket, it is likely that you will have noticed an increased number of people coughing