Should you have dental emergency in the run up to Christmas, we are open as normal until Thursday 24th December at 1pm. Please ring the surgery before 10am, we have a number of emergency slots available every day, but these are filled on a first come first served basis. By ringing early, we can ensure that you are seen and treated as quickly as possible.
Recent surveys have shown that a bright and white smile can make someone appear younger and more attractive. With many people saying it is the first thing they notice when meeting a new person. Therefore, making sure your pearly whites are in tip top condition has never been so important.
Looking after your teeth and gums can not only improve other people’s perception of you but can also improve your confidence and your overall health and wellbeing.
Most people know that smoking is bad for their health. However, many people do not realise the damage that smoking does to their mouth, teeth and gums.
In this month’s blog we look at how smoking can impact your oral health.
Our mouths are quite amazing. Where would you be without it? How could you eat without your teeth? Talk or kiss without your lips?
In this month’s blog we look at some things you probably don’t know about your mouth, oral health, lips, teeth and gums.
Here at Valley Dental Practice,we want to make budgeting for your dental treatment as easy and straight forward as possible. This is why we are pleased to be able to offer a plan to suit every member of the family, no matter what your oral hygiene goals are.
Every time you attend for an appointment the dentist or hygienist, they will advise you to include interdental cleaning as part of your oral hygiene routine. But why is interdental cleaning such an important of your oral hygiene routine?
Continue reading → “Breaking news! Interdental cleaning prevents tooth decay”
Here at Valley Dental Practice we have always adhered to the highest possible levels of decontamination and infection control and are pleased to say that we meet the best practice standards laid out in HTM 01-05, our current government directive on decontamination of instruments within the dental practice.
No matter how great your oral hygiene routine is, you might be harming your teeth overnight or in other situations without even realizing you are doing it. Many people experience teeth grinding and jaw clenching while they sleep or in stressful situations.
Continue reading → “Teeth grinding – Are you harming your teeth while you sleep?”
For many when we say Grandma, we think of a little old lady sitting in front if a fire knitting a sweater or scarf, but the fact is it is quite possible to be a grandmother in your forties or fifties.
No one can avoid getting older, but it certainly does have an effect on our bodies. It is possible to give our bodies a helping hand by having a healthy diet and exercising regularly, but some things such as wrinkles will happen eventually no matter what we do.