Be Mouth Cancer Aware!

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Did you know? Here at Brucegate Dental Practice each time you have regular dental Check-up, the dentist carries out a mouth cancer screening. Signs To Look Out For; Sore mouth ulcers that don’t heal within several weeks. Persistent lumps in the mouth or neck that don’t go away. Unexplained looseness of teeth, or sockets that […]

The Effects Of Poor Dental Hygiene On Your Body

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  Poor dental health has more of an effect on your general health than you may think! Oral Health is Overall Health Periodontal Disease¬† Bone deterioration around the teeth lead to loosening and eventual tooth loss. In the UK 1 in 17 of all adults have lost all of their teeth. Atherosclerosis¬† High levels of […]

Direct Access to a Hygienist

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Do you want your teeth cleaned without seeing the dentist? Since 2013 the General Dental Council has permitted patients to access the services of dental hygienists. Previously, a dentist had to see a patient prior to prescribing hygiene treatment. This is no longer the case, meaning that if you want a “scale and polish” with […]