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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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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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Good planning will help create that perfect smile

Good planning will help create that perfect smile

Good planning will help create that perfect smile: Dr Paul Sobocinski Answers your Dental Dilemmas Q. How can I make my smile ready for the next wedding season? A. September is behind us and so the peak of the wedding season for this year. Planning in advance for the next one, however, is a good idea […]

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Checking an infants teeth

Checking an infants teeth

Checking an infant’s teeth: Dr Paul Sobocinski Answers your Dental Dilemmas Q. When should I start taking my child to the dentist? A. This should happen once the first tooth emerges and no later than the first birthday. A dental visit at a timely age serves as a “well-baby examination” for the teeth. Besides inspecting for […]

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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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Sports drinks not designed for young teeth

Sports drinks not designed for young teeth

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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Oral Piercings

Oral Piercings

Oral Piercings: Dr Paul Sobocinski Answers your Dental Dilemmas In a recent study, oral piercings have found to be a very popular trend with 43% of people going for them.  Out of these, the most popular were tongue and lip piercings, whilst only a small number of people opted for gum piercings.  Whilst piercings are seen […]

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Fix my smile

Fix my smile

A Photogenic Smile: Dr Naveed Patel Answers your Dental Dilemmas Everyday thousands of selfies are uploaded on to social media, but for some, this can be daunting due to how their smile might look.  But there are things that can be done to ensure your smile looks healthy and at its best again with treatments available […]

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Special needs dentists

Special needs dentists

Special Needs: Dr Paul Sobocinski Answers your Dental Dilemmas You will find that most dentists are happy 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 specialist care and facilities in order to have this care provided however, and […]

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Deal with Cold Sores

Deal with Cold Sores

Cold Sores: Dr Naveed Patel Answers your Dental Dilemmas Cold sores are caused by the ‘Herpes Simplex’ virus and are painful fluid-filled blisters on the lips.  Cold sores tend to dry up and form a yellowish crust and usually heals within 5 – 7 days. Cold sores often flare up when people become ill with a […]

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