Teeth Whitening – Know the score before choosing a Beauty Salon

With so much advertising on TV and in social media for whiter than white smiles, it is not surprising that the uptake of tooth whitening has soared in recent years. However, there is still a huge debate on illegal practice by beauticians and other non-registered professionals carrying out this service. With a recent BBC report […]

How to avoid an emergency trip to the dentist this festive season

Christmas for many is a joyous time to spend with family and friends, indulging in delicious treats and generally having a marvellous time. The last thing we want is for this jolly holiday to be spoiled by the need for an emergency trip to the dentist. In this blog, we have outlined some of the […]

Be mouthaware: The 45 second check that could save your life

Are you able to recognise the changes in your mouth? That’s the question we ask in support of a charity campaign to raise awareness of mouth cancer. We are urging Staffordshire and surrounding area residents to be more mouth aware and recognise the early warning signs of mouth cancer, particularly during November’s Mouth Cancer Action […]

The real truth behind how much sugar is hidden in our diets

There has been a lot of talk recently about hidden sugar causing higher than normal obesity rates amongst our children and young adults. We want to help you through this hot topic and will discuss: Hidden sugar levels and the unlikely places sugar can be found The alternative names used for sugar on ingredients labels […]

How stress can affect your teeth

In todays’ busy society, lots of people are feeling and, in some cases, suffering with stress. It seems that every decade brings with it a new health concern, but one in particular seems it may be here to stay – stress! With less and less time to complete an ever-growing workload, it is really not […]

Are your gums healthy?

We are often asked if bleeding gums is a common problem and in truth, the answer to this question is yes. However, gums should not bleed. A recent survey showed that 54% of adults living in the UK have bleeding gums, and although you may think there is safety in numbers, unfortunately, gum issues are […]

Am I Addicted To Sugar? Find Out If Your Sweet Tooth Is Out Of Control

The World Health Organisation says people need to cut down on sugar, which can cause diabetes, obesity and tooth decay. But reducing your sugar intake doesn’t have to be agony. Here are seven ways to reduce the amount of sugar you eat and drink – and why not try our quiz at the end to see […]

Mouth Cancer Signs And Symptoms

More than 6,700 people in the UK were diagnosed with mouth cancer last year. The disease has increased by a third in the last decade, and remains one of the few cancers predicted to rise in the future. Mouth cancer claims over 2,000 lives every year – more than cervical and testicular cancer combined. There […]

National Smile Month

Don’t miss out on a chance to win a dental hamper packed with goodies.We are raising funds for Smile Train .. click their website for more details and in return for a small donation your name will be entered into the prize draw !Like us on Facebook to keep up to date with offers and […]