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The Dangers Of Thumb Sucking For Children

The Dangers Of Thumb Sucking For Children

A sucking action, like breastfeeding, is a reflex mammals develop to get nutrients in the early stage of life. It’s something that is perfectly acceptable for infants who are under the age of five. Children between the ages of two and four are the most common age groups for thumb sucking. But it’s best to […]

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Children’s Teeth Cleaning Made Fun

Children’s Teeth Cleaning Made Fun

As dentists, this is something we come across all the time. A flustered parent explains that every day is a battle, when trying to get around the conundrum of looking after their children’s teeth. It is something that is more common than people may realise but a few simple steps is all it takes. Before you […]

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How To Keep Your Teeth Healthy

How To Keep Your Teeth Healthy

It is vitally important to brush your teeth twice a day for two minutes to stop the build-up of bacterial plaque. Almost a quarter of adults in the UK don’t brush twice a day. Studies show missing a single session can start the process of cavities forming. It’s not just about brushing your teeth, but […]

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The Right Toothpaste For Your Teeth

The Right Toothpaste For Your Teeth

 Your dentist will recommend the best type of toothpaste for you. There are different types of toothpastes available – from toothpastes for sensitive teeth to toothpastes for smokers. We take a look at what each does in more detail. Whitening Toothpastes Whitening toothpastes may be helpful, if you’re worried about stains on your teeth. But […]

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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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All smiles as dental surgery celebrates decade of service

All smiles as dental surgery celebrates decade of service

Read full story: All smiles as dental surgery celebrates first decade  – published by The Gazette

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School visit helps promote good oral health

School visit helps promote good oral health

With it being National Smile Month what better time to visit a local school. Dr Richard Ho and Farrah Pycroft, head dentist & nurse at Synergy Dental Clinic Bolton visited Olive School to help build a relationship between the local school and our nearby dental practice. A class visit by the dentist for early years […]

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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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