Category: Advice

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

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