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Coronavirus (COVID-19) : How can you manage toothache in Isolation? standard

If you are self isolating and avoiding going outside, the last thing you want to experience is toothache. Currently, our practice is open to see emergency patients but following current guidance, we would recommend that everyone, especially those over 70 or those at increased risk from Covid-19 due to underlying health conditions, to follow the social distancing measures. It is currently unclear when these social distancing measures will no longer be needed and therefore, if you are experiencing toothache, we would recommend to try a few of the following to manage the pain. If you have a swelling on your face or difficulty swallowing, please seek urgent medical attention by contacting the practice for an appointment or advice. Our phone lines ...

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What can I do about the discolouration of my teeth ? standard

Teeth staining comes from a variety of different sources. Most causes of tooth discoloration fall into two main categories: extrinsic and intrinsic stains. By making a few simple lifestyle changes, you may be able to prevent teeth discoloration. What causes my teeth to stain? Extrinsic teeth stains: These are the stains on the outer surface of the teeth – the enamel. Neglecting adequate brushing and flossing, and not going for regular dental cleanings can prevent the removal of stain-producing substances and lead to a build-up of plaque on teeth, resulting in discoloration. Although tooth enamel can be easily stained by the pigmentation in what we consume, these stains can typically be removed or corrected. Intrinsic teeth stains: Intrinsic staining of ...

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Top tips for a tooth-friendly Easter standard

With Easter soon approaching and the Cadbury’s crème eggs back on the shelves, our chocolate temptations can get the better of us. With the broad range of sugary treats on display, it can be damaging for our teeth, especially for children. To help you and your family his Easter, our Team at Heath Street Dental have come up with a few tips and tricks to maintain healthy teeth as well as indulge in the Easter binge Enjoy Easter treats as part of a meal, rather than nibbling throughout the day If you were to indulge in sugary foods, it is less damaging if you consume that whole chocolate bar in one sitting rather than nibble on it throughout the day. ...

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How braces work? standard

Ever dreamed of that perfect smile? Getting braces can improve aesthetic flaws as well as fix bigger problems that could affect you later in life too such as jaw alignment. There are a variety of treatments that can help straighten teeth, including braces and retainers. Braces aim to apply pressure to the teeth to encourage them to move into the correct position inside the mouth. The first step comes from making the decision to book an appointment with a dentist or orthodontists (orthodontists specialise in correcting the alignment of teeth) either via email, over the phone or in person. We aim to fit consultations around your schedule, answering all provisional questions about the consultation to ensure the procedure is stress free ...

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