Category: Advice

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

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