Category: Advice

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

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

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

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

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

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,

Your Six Monthly Dental Examination

Dentist Harminder Sehmi

Dr Harminder Sehmi explains why it is important to maintain regular visits. Whether you are young or old, you should always try to see your local dentist for an examination every six months or so. Those in a high risk

Stop Smoking – Jumping The Gun On ‘Stoptober’!

Dr Suky Ghuman

If you are planning to stop smoking in October, why not now? Says Dr Suky Ghuman of Cygnet Dental. Traditionally, October is the month for the anti smoking campaign, ‘Stoptober’, run by Public Health England. Throughout the country, there are