Practice News, Events & Offers @ Hallcross Dental

Jan14

Toddlers and The Effects Of Tooth Decay

I recently read an article in the Dental Tribune about the importance of protecting toddlers from dental decay. The British Dental Health Foundation are aiming to improve the dental health of children under the age of five. We all know the risks of tooth decay and the responsibility we have to ensure that the risk is minimal. To reduce…

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In categories: Routine Dentistry

Oct10

Needle phobia- Overcoming it.

Needle Phobia is not only a fear of the dentist, but also a fear of needles. At Hallcross we are aware that patients may have anxiety towards visiting the dentist and having injections . Whether you are having dental implants or cosmetic treatment, the thought of an injection can be enough to put a person off treatment. Before any…

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In categories: Routine Dentistry

Aug23

You can now have a New Tooth in One Day

Dental crowns are certainly a time-tested technology. But that doesn’t mean you have to rely old-fashion dental technology for yours. Dental crowns often require you to attend several dentist appointments before your tooth can be fully restored.. Why are CEREC Crowns Different to other types? CEREC is a state-of-the-art piece of equipment that allows us…

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In categories: Routine Dentistry

Jul23

How Stress and Anxiety may be Affecting your Teeth

It’s no secret that stress takes it’s toll on our health.. but what about our teeth? Stress and anxiety can cause teeth grinding and it seems even celebrities aren’t safe from the affects. Demi Moore recently admitted she has lost two teeth due to stress. Teeth Grinding Excessive teeth grinding or clenching of the jaw…

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Jun29

How to Stop Teeth Clenching and Jaw Pain

Temporomandibular disorder (TMD) is a problem affecting the ‘chewing’ muscles and the joints between the lower jaw and the base of the skull. It’s been estimated that up to 30% of adults will experience TMD at some point in their lives with symptoms ranging from face, jaw or neck pain, headaches and painful clicking in…

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May18

Patient Guide to Preventing Gum Disease

Top Tips on Looking After your Teeth and Gums in order to Minimise your Risk of Gum Disease In support of the major campaign being run by the British Society of Periodontology, here at Hallcross we are keen to help ensure our valued patients are aware of Gum Disease – otherwise known as Periodontitis. Why?…

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In categories: Routine Dentistry

Mar10

Tooth Decay in Toddlers at Record Levels: How to Protect your Children’s Teeth

Hospitals in Leicester, and indeed around the country, are seeing thousands of very young children each year needing baby teeth removed. The Faculty of Dental Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons, which compiled the data, blames tooth decay linked to sugary diets. Figures show there were 9,206 extractions carried out on children aged four…

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In categories: Routine Dentistry

Feb15

Why is a Healthy Diet Important to my Oral Health?

Every time you eat or drink anything sugary, your teeth are under acid attack for up to one hour. This is because the sugar will react with the bacteria in plaque (the sticky coating on your teeth) and produce harmful acids. So it is important to have sugary foods or drinks just at mealtimes, limiting…

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Dec14

Looking After your Teeth on the Go

Looking after your oral health on the go can sometimes be difficult – especially at this time of year – from indulging in that gingerbread latte on the way to work to get into the festive spirit, to rushing lunch before a meeting or a chocolatey mid-afternoon snack to get you through to dinner time…

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Sep08

Don’t let Gum Disease wipe the Smile Off your Face

Did you know that long term plaque build-up is one of the most common causes of gum disease and eventual tooth loss in the UK? Servere gum disease (otherwise known as Periodontitis) is inflammation of your gums and affects more than half of adults who have their own teeth in the UK. If you don’t…

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