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Mothers and Teeth: Two Stages of Oral Care

Mothering Sunday, a time to celebrate a key person in your life.  Although 2020 was a bit different from previous years, it still should have come with the same love and appreciation, even if it is expressed over video call rather than in person.  Here at Love-Teeth Dental Practice we believe there are two key

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3 Ways to Tackle Sleep Apnoea

With Sleep Awareness week running from the 8th-14th March this year, and considering that dentists are sometimes the first to pick up on sleeping disorders due to their symptoms, Love-Teeth Dental Practice wanted to raise awareness of treatment options for a sleep problem that affects approximately 1 in 5 people. Sleep apnoea is a condition

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Why Do I Grind My Teeth?

Various factors including an abnormal bite and anxiety may be attributed to tooth grinding – also known as Bruxism. Let’s delve into the reasons behind why people grind their teeth, the results of this and how it can be prevented. The Causes of Tooth Grinding Tooth grinding often happens during sleep, so many are unaware

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Teaching Children to Brush Their Teeth

Every child is different, so don’t be surprised if you have to use different techniques in order to remind or motivate your children to brush. When compared to toy cars, lego and dollys, teeth brushing doesn’t seem as exciting to a child. Teach Them Early Children are like sponges and are constantly learning new things

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How to Relieve Toothache at Home

Sometimes toothache strikes at the most inconvenient of hours – you could be out and about or just about to fall asleep. If you’re unable to see your dentist straight away, for whatever reason, there are a few remedies you can try before your dentist can help you. It should be noted that all remedies

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What is Oral Surgery?

You see your dentist at every check-up and come to feel at ease with the way they work. If your dentist refers you to an oral surgeon for treatment, you may feel apprehensive at thought of seeing someone you aren’t familiar with. An oral surgeon, however, is trained to perform dental surgeries that you general

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How to Find a Reputable Dentist

No matter whether you’re a nervous patient or not, finding a dentist that you can trust to deliver expert care shouldn’t be difficult. We’ve compiled some top tips to help you find a dentist that will deliver great patient care. General Dental Council Firstly, it should be noted that all dentists should be registered with

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Key Facts About Toothache

There are no two ways about it, pain in your mouth is always unpleasant. There are various things that may cause toothache and a variety of treatments available. If you are experiencing toothache, you should always consult a dentist to minimise any longterm damage and get you out of pain as soon as possible. What

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Types of Teeth and Their Functions

Once all your permanent, adult teeth have come through, you should have 32 teeth in total. Your adult set of teeth will be made of various types of teeth; 8 incisors 4 canines, also called cuspids 8 premolars, also called bicuspids 12 molars, including 4 wisdom teeth Incisors The eight incisors sit at the front

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The Benefits of White Fillings

On the 1st July 2018, the NHS published new rules that meant dentists could no longer use mercury amalgam fillings in children under 15, pregnant or breastfeeding women. The controversy surrounding fillings containing mercury has been popular since they became regularly used in the 1830s. Whilst it is still a dental solution used by many,

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