Why your Dentist takes X-rays…

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There are a few different reasons why your dentist will take an X-ray, but firstly have you ever wondered what an X-ray is? An X-ray is; A tiny amount of radiation that passes through your body and makes an image on a special type of film or through an electronic detector. The image that is […]

Dental Implants – Are They Right For You

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Dental Implants are fast becoming routine treatment within dental practices, here at Brucegate Dental Practice we carry out the procedure within the surgery, so no need to travel (unless otherwise told at your consultation).¬† From replacing a single tooth to full mouth implants, here’s all you need to know…   What Is A Dental Implant? […]

Diabetes and how it affects your mouth

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Diabetes affects the whole body – Gum Disease is the lesser known complication¬† What is Diabetes? It is a metabolic disorder affecting blood sugar levels.¬†This means; The body is unable to produce or properly use insulin, a hormone needed to convert sugar, starches and other foods into energy. It is estimated that 4.05 Million people […]