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Dental Hygiene Tips, Advice and videos for all patients

Please find a selection of dental patients hygiene tips, videos to help with dental care for the family.

Experiencing Dentine Sensitivity?

Are you suffering with sensitive teeth due to receding gums? Over 69% of the population experience dental hypersensitivity at some point in their lives.

Our short video provides a brief insight into what can cause dentine sensitivity sensation and how you can manage to treat this if it persists.

Mouth Cancer Awareness

As it's Mouth Cancer Awareness month (1st-30th Nov), we wanted to highlight the importance of recognising any unusual changes within your mouth that may be of concern and our video demonstrates some simple checks that you can do at home to keep yourself healthy.

Keep Teeth Clean Whilst Wearing Braces

Keeping teeth clean around braces particularly after consuming foods can sometimes be tricky. Here's a brief video we've put together with some great pointers on how to keep your mouth clean regularly whilst wearing them.

Bleeding Gum Prevention

Seeing blood after brushing teeth or flossing may look terrifying to some but to others plays a daily part of their oral hygiene regime. Our short video highlights some of the causes that could be affecting bleeding gums and we show you how to prevent it occurring.

Hidden Sugar

Summer is well underway and although a mix bag weather-wise some of the season's tasty food and drinks consumed in our daily diets can be a minefield when maintaining good oral hygiene.

Check out our short video highlighting some of the sugary culprits and helpful advice to minimise any dental decay without spoiling the fun.

Cleaning Children's Teeth

This video highlights the importance of brushing teeth with fluoride toothpaste from a young age. High amounts of sugar are contained within many different foods and drinks therefore keeping teeth clean is paramount in minimising plaque buildup. Our demonstration showcases how to clean children’s teeth to help minimise decay and prevent any cavities appearing.

Interdental Cleaning Aids

To benefit from an extra clean mouth interdental cleaning aids can assist in removing plaque, stain and food debris between teeth. Our short video highlights what is available in the shops, their importance and demonstrates how to use them effectively.

Manual vs Electric Toothbrush

Sometimes we all know brushing your teeth can feel like a chore. Here's our quick guide showing you how to brush your teeth effectively without damaging your gums and preventing recession enabling you to smile with confidence.

Tooth Whitening Do's & Dont's

Always wondered how to get brighter whiter teeth? Take a peak at our latest video advising you on the best whitening options available on the market whatever your budget and highlighting what to be aware of to ensure you get the desired results you want.

Scale & Polish

We have only 1 set of adult teeth in our lifetime and they're under a constant threat of plaque build up and staining that can lead to gum disease and decay. Visiting a dental hygienist will help ensure that these daily threats are kept at bay long term and mouth in good health.

The Dental Hygiene Suite - 1st Episode

Just a little welcome video to you all!! Thank you for liking our page since we opened our new suite. We're really passionate about looking after your teeth and gums so hopefully some of our simple oral health tips and advice can be helpful to your cleaning regime. Please feel free to share.

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  • Monday

    09:00 - 17:30

  • Tuesday

    09:00 - 17:30

  • Wednesday

    09:00 - 17:30

  • Thursday

    09:00 - 19:00

  • Friday

    09:00 - 16:00

  • Saturday

    09:00 - 13:00