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October 23, 2018

Are Braces Worth It?

The decision of whether to get braces, either for yourself or your child, can be difficult. Although they may correct a dental issue, they might have to be in place…
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October 15, 2018

Modern Dental Alchemy – From Silver to Resin

As featured in The Times Newspaper Silver may be a precious metal, but there’s good reason why it’s no longer the first choice for dental fillings Dating back to 7th…
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October 5, 2018

The Rise of Coloured Braces as a Fashion Statement

  For many of us, when we think of braces the default image is likely to be braces on the outside of teeth, with prominent, metallic brackets (the part that…
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October 4, 2018

TDS Cares

Although we (as a practice) support Bridge2Aid and Saving Faces as our chosen charities throughout the year, we are fortunate to have members in our teams with hearts so big…
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September 28, 2018

How Braces Work

When we look at how braces work there are two levels of answer. There is a very basic answer. The mechanical details of how they work and what they are…
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September 13, 2018

Will Bleeding Gums Stop?

Have you got bleeding gums? We suspect your gums do bleed when you brush and floss because you are reading this… Don't worry! Well do worry, a little bit… Bleeding…
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August 30, 2018

Can Adults Get Braces?

Yes! There is no set upper age limit for braces. They remain an effective treatment for anyone who has irregularities that would benefit from treatment, be that to correct a…
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August 7, 2018

How Common Is My Gingivitis?

Any dentist or dental hygienist will have heard certain questions from patients many, many times. What is the best way to brush my teeth? How important is flossing? Can I…
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July 12, 2018

Are Bleeding Gums Normal?

At The Dental Surgery, we are experts in dentistry rather than psychology (the clue’s in our name). However, we think we know what people really want to hear when they…
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gum disease
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June 26, 2018

Gingivitis: What Foods to Avoid to Help Keep Gums Healthy

It's common to start searching Google when you are concerned about healthy gums and the condition gingivitis (inflammation of the gums). It's common too to focus on foods to avoid…
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facial aesthetics
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April 12, 2018

Why facial aesthetics are not a “last resort”

Safe, affordable and proven to work, treatments such as anti-wrinkle injections and dermal fillers are now considered your first line of defence when it comes to anti-ageing – a prevention…
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