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How Long Do Dental Implants Last And Why Do They Fail?

Dental implants have fast become the go-to treatment for replacing missing teeth. Not only do they create a natural-looking smile but they restore confidence and have almost the same degree of biting force as natural teeth. You’ve probably read that implants can last a lifetime but how long do they last in reality and why … Continued

Wisdom Tooth Removal – Does It Hurt?

There’s a popular belief that all wisdom teeth cause pain and worse still, the process of removing them is even more painful. For this reason, most patients are at best apprehensive and at worst terrified, when told they need to undergo a wisdom tooth removal, But are they right to be concerned? Our Chesterfield dentist, … Continued

Gingivitis And Periodontitis – What You Need To Know?

Gingivitis and periodontitis are two oral conditions which, while sharing many of the same symptoms, have a number of significant differences. But in order to take a look at the differences, we really need to first see their similarities. Gingivitis and periodontitis are both gum conditions Both gingivitis and periodontitis are conditions that relate to … Continued

A Tooth Friendly diet – Is There Such A Thing?

As we head into January and another new year, many people are looking to shed those few pounds that they put on over the holiday season. So, while you may be closely following the latest dietary trend, have you ever thought about adopting a tooth-friendly diet? Moreover, is there such a thing? Let’s take a … Continued

Learn More About The Pros and Cons Of Six Month Smiles

If you’ve been looking at options for straightening your smile then you’ve probably come across Six Month Smiles. As its name suggests, it’s an orthodontic treatment that takes around 6 months to complete and involves wearing a clear brace. It manages to straighten teeth in lightning fast time because it focuses purely on the cosmetic … Continued

Tips For Getting The Best Out Of Your ClearCorrect Treatment

Similar to Invisalign, Clear Correct is a great alternative to traditional braces if you’re looking to straighten your teeth discreetly. Since it can be removed for eating and brushing your teeth, it’s also far more convenient than traditional metal braces. That said, it is an orthodontic treatment and to ensure that Clear Correct does what … Continued

Pregnancy and Oral Health – 5 Top Dental Tips

Pregnancy is an exciting time and one in which you may find yourself so immersed in reading baby manuals as you prepare for your new arrival that you forget to schedule a dental check-up. Naturally, the most important thing at this time is keeping both yourself and your baby healthy but you may not realize … Continued