New Year’s Resolutions 2019

New Year’s Resolutions That Are Easy to Keep Happy 2019 from everyone here at Sedgefield Dental Practice! How are your New Year’s resolutions going? It’s hard to break old habits or make new ones, which is what resolutions are all about. But if we can all just stick...

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Wedding Smiles

Get in touch to find out more by sending a message via Chat! Wedding Smiles – Planning Well Ahead! I recently attended wedding fayres at The Northern Echo Arena, Darlington and Redworth Hall Hotel organised by Darlington Weddings. It was a pleasure speaking to future...

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Gum Health and Diabetes

Gum Health and Diabetes An increasing amount of research shows people with diabetes have a higher than average prevalence of periodontal (gum) disease. Periodontal disease can result in the destruction of the bone and ligaments attaching teeth to the jaw, eventually...

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Gum Health and Heart Disease

Gum Health and Links to Heart Disease More and more research is confirming links between gum health and general health. The links between periodontal (gum) disease and heart (cardio-vascular) disease are not yet fully understood. Research points to mouth bacteria...

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Our Dental Nurses

Your direct experience of our dental nurses is when they assist dentist Chris throughout all dental procedures. However you may not know that they have an exceptionally responsible position in the practice and we thought that you may wish to know a little more of what...

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Mouth Cancer

Get Ready For Mouth Cancer Action Month More than 7,000 people in the UK were diagnosed with mouth cancer last year. The disease has increased by a third in the last decade, and remains one of the few cancers predicted to rise in the future. Mouth cancer claims over...

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Membership Benefits

What are the benefits of membership at Sedgefield Dental Practice? We are frequently asked this question by new patients at the practice and some responses to our recent practice survey suggest some of our current patients are not aware about the many advantages of...

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Quick Straight Teeth

Am I suitable for Quick Straight Teeth orthodontic treatment?If your teeth are crowded or overlapping at the front, Quick Straight Teeth orthodontic treatment could work for you.  You may have had orthodontic treatment in your teens and your previously straightened...

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Silver vs White fillings

Silver fillings vs. white fillings Silver dental amalgam fillings have been around for a very long time. They are strong and as studies have shown, safe. But these fillings stand out and do not look attractive. Over time they eventually fail to protect teeth from...

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Be Acid Aware

Be Acid Aware When is the best time to brush teeth? You may be surprised to learn that the best time is just before a meal or snack. This is because if the bacteria are eliminated from your teeth before eating a meal, there are no bacteria present to convert sugars in...

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Healthy Mouth, Healthier Body

Healthy Mouth – Healthier Body? Or How Dental Floss might save your life A large part of my role as a 21st century dentist is encouraging and coaching my patients in the removal of plaque, the soft sticky bacterial layer that forms on teeth. Plaque bacteria produce...

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Bad time to brush teeth?

Yes. The worst time is to brush within 20-30 minutes of consuming a meal or snack or drinking sugary or acid containing drink. The acid from the meal or drink has dissolved and softened the outer surface of your teeth – brushing the softened surface actually abrades...

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Holiday from Hell

Holiday from hell? Don’t let dental disasters spoil your annual getaway We work hard all year long. So, when our summer holiday comes around, we do everything we can to make sure it’s perfect. Getting a new haircut, buying new clothes and shopping for sun tan lotion...

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Perfect Smile for your Wedding

A survey commissioned by Bupa found looking good was the top priority for brides and grooms on their wedding day. Being centre of attention and smiling for those all-important photos is enough to make many people wonder if their teeth are up to scratch. Dr Steve...

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Enjoy Chocolate

Enjoy Chocolate and Avoid Tooth Decay at Easter Easter…for many of us, it’s an excuse to enjoy chocolate in some of its various pleasurable forms. My taste buds are particularly stimulated by dark chocolate with chilli or salt. A dentist enjoying chocolate I hear you...

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