oral health

Root Canal Treatment | Everything you need to know

Root Canal Treatment | Everything you need to know

What is root canal treatment? Root canal treatment is a procedure that treats a tooth when bacteria infect the pulp (nerve and blood vessels inside it). The pulp can become infected following decay in a tooth extending past the enamel and dentine, into the pulp chamber. This can be from a tooth that is left […]

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Snoring: Causes & Prevention

Snoring: Causes & Prevention

Have you ever woken up at night because of your own snoring? Or do you lay restlessly awake because of your partner’s relentless snoring? Snoring is an extremely common condition and affects around one in four people in England. When you sleep, your airways relax and narrow, affecting the air pressure in your airways. It […]

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Advice for special need patients

Advice for special need patients

Advice for special need patients: Dr Zuber Bagasi Answers your Dental Dilemmas Q. Can any dentists treat patients with special needs? A. You will find that most dentists are pleased to provide treatment to those with special needs, as everyone should be able to have proper dental care regardless of their situation. Some people would need […]

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Help to tackle the biggest causes of mouth ulcers

Help to tackle the biggest causes of mouth ulcers

Help to tackle the biggest causes of mouth ulcers: Dr Pawel Sobocinski Answers your Dental Dilemmas Q. What causes mouth ulcers? A. If you’ve experienced the discomfort caused by a mouth ulcer, you know how that small sore inside your mouth can be irritating. And although most times it’s not possible to tell what has caused […]

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Time to kick nicotine habit once and for all

Time to kick nicotine habit once and for all

Time to kick nicotine habit once and for all: Dr Paul Sobocinski Answers your Dental Dilemmas Q. Would using e-cigarettes affect my oral health? A. E-cigarettes seem like a fantastic alternative to regular cigarettes – zero tobacco, no known harmful chemicals and they don’t produce smoke smell, fire or ash. An e-cigarette is battery-powered and works […]

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How can I improve appearance of my teeth?

How can I improve appearance of my teeth?

How can I improve appearance of my teeth?: Dr Naveed Patel Answers your Dental Dilemmas Q. I’m unhappy with the way my teeth look. What can I do? A. One way to improve teeth is to consider having veneers which are used to improve the shape, colour and general appearance of your teeth. They’re usually made […]

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Are you getting the most out of brushing?

Are you getting the most out of brushing?

Are you getting the most out of brushing?: Dr Paul Sobocinski Answers your Dental Dilemmas Q. Are you getting the most out of your brushing? A. Tooth brushing has a long history in dental care and has been shown to reduce the risk of tooth decay and gum disease. When brushing, you are trying to clean […]

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An early diagnosis is the key in HCV infection

An early diagnosis is the key in HCV infection

Does the HCV infection affect my oral health?: Dr Paul Sobocinski Answers your Dental Dilemmas Q. Does the HCV infection affect my oral health? A. There are an estimated 200,000 people in the UK who suffer from the Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) and there has been recent evidence that sufferers are twice as likely to develop […]

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A glass of water can help fight bad breath?

A glass of water can help fight bad breath?

A glass of water can help fight bad breath?: Dr Naveed Patel Answers your Dental Dilemmas Q. Can water help with my dental health? A. Aside from the fact that water is incredibly beneficial to your dental health, recent studies have shown that drinking, or even rinsing your mouth with water, helps remove up to 60 […]

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Sports Drinks | Dental Dilemmas | Bolton News | 19th July 2016

Sports Drinks | Dental Dilemmas | Bolton News | 19th July 2016

Dangers of Sports Drinks: Dr Naveed Patel Answers your Dental Dilemmas A recent research study shows that regular consumption of sports drinks can be a serious risk to children’s dental health.  Around 68% of 12 -14 years olds are found to have been unnecessarily consuming sports drinks that are high in sugar Leading health charities such […]

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