Welcome to our COVID-19 hub

Our patients are our community, and we want to ensure that we are still here for you at this time. That’s why we have created a COVID-19 hub, for all the advice you will need to care for your teeth and oral health from home until you visit your dentist, as well as to answer any questions or concerns you have around getting urgent treatment during lockdown.

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Oral health tips

Whilst lockdown is easing and our dentists are open, health and dental health alike should still continue to be a top priority for many people right now.

Maintaining a good oral health routine isn't only important when you cant visit the dentist but it should be an all-year round focus. Helping to ensure your teeth, gums and mouth stay strong and healthy. Here are our top tips:

Dental habits that are bad for your teeth

We have pulled together a list of the most common personal dental habits that are actually bad for your teeth, as well as the best alternatives to keep your teeth healthy and strong.

Identifying  dental emergencies and non urgent issues

Learn about some of the common dental problems and what might constitute an emergency, alongside some tips to help from home

Caring for your teeth during lockdown

As we know, brushing your teeth is an essential part of your oral hygiene routine, but are we all doing it correctly? We've put together some simple, helpful tips on how to brush your teeth for maximum oral hygiene.

Dental phobia causes and solutions

We want to reassure those nervous about attending our practices that support will be readily available to help with any issues around dental phobia.

How to manage mouth ulcers during lockdown

Mouth ulcers are sores that form in the mouth and can be very painful. But where do they come from, and how do we get rid of them?

Coping with dental health during lockdown

Although our practices are currently closed to help minimise the spread of COVID-19, we want to ensure that we are still there to support each of our patients at this time.

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