Category: Advice

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

Dry January – A Look At Our Alcohol Consumption in 2020

Wickford dentist, Dr Nabiha Farooqi, looks at how reducing our drinking can benefit our oral health. Some of you will possibly acknowledge that you drank too much over the Christmas and New Year holiday and perhaps as a consequence of

What’s On Your Christmas Dental Shopping List?

A few festive suggestions for gifts that can improve your oral health. It is now officially December, and few of us can have avoided the obvious signs that Christmas is just around the corner. While some of us may be

Should You Pull Out A Wobbly Tooth Yourself?

Wickford dentist, Himesh Patel, offers advice to anyone considering doing this. There is a reasonable chance that many of us, as children, will have had one or more of our first wobbly teeth pulled out by a parent or relative.

Have You Heard Of “Itchy” Teeth?

This frustrating problem can have a number of potential causes. We probably all know what a toothache feels like. It can range from a mild throbbing sensation to an excruciating pain that causes us to reach for the phone to

Looking After Your Teeth At University

Young people with nice smiles

Don’t let hard work and too much fun ruin a healthy mouth! It’s that time of the year when many students will be going to university for the first time, possibly promising their parents that they will be good and

Sensitive Teeth – Causes And Solutions

Teeth pain

Advice for our Wickford patients who suffer from this uncomfortable problem. Although most of us probably associate dental pain with a toothache, for thousands of people, a usually less intense form of discomfort in the form of sensitivity, is a

White Spots On The Teeth – What Does This Mean?

Dr Suky Ghuman

Dr Suky Ghuman explains what causes this and how to treat it. Tooth discolouration is common, especially in those who eat or drink teeth staining foods and drinks, and also in older patients as the teeth start to yellow with

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