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Say ‘Cheese’ whilst Quarantined

April 22, 2020

The relationship between diet and dental health has been a topic of interest for many years. What we choose to eat or drink has a direct effect on our teeth. By consuming snacks or drinks containing sugar we feed the bacteria that live in our mouth and stick to our teeth in a thin ‘film’…

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5 Things to Do to Keep a Healthy Smile During the COVID-19 Lockdown

April 15, 2020

  We all know that washing our hands and practising safe social distancing are important steps in fighting COVID-19.   Did you know that good oral hygiene can also help fight diseases, including viruses?   Our mouth is our first line of defence against infectious bacteria, including viruses such as COVID-19.Brushing our teeth removes harmful…

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 What to do if you develop dental problems during ‘lockdown’

April 6, 2020

We hope you are keeping well and safe in these difficult times. The health, wellbeing and safety of you and your family is our priority and always will be.   Why is the practice closed? Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the practice is now closed for routine care. During an examination and any treatment we…

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Clicking Jaw – it could be TMJ

October 16, 2019

What is the Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ)? The Temporomandibular Joint is the jaw joint. We have two joints which work together as a pair, one in front of each ear. The joints connect the lower jaw bone (the mandible) to the temporal bones of the skull on each side of the head. The muscles controlling the…

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Denture Care. What should I know?

April 9, 2019

Although the number of adults in the UK who retain their own teeth until old age is constantly increasing, there are still a considerable number of people who wear dentures to replace one, some or all of their natural teeth. Dentures can restore your confidence, help you with speaking and chewing food and help you…

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The Connection Between Diabetes and Oral Health

August 31, 2018

Diabetes is a chronic disease which affects our body’s ability to process sugar. The resulting high blood sugar can cause problems with our eyes, nerves, kidneys, heart and other parts of our bodies. Here are just a few of the recent statistics on diabetes from ‘Diabetes.co.uk’: Type 2 diabetes is, by far, the most prevalent…

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Coronavirus (Covid-19) Notice

Dear Patients

Dee Shapland Dental will be reopening on Monday 15 June.

Thank you for your patience whilst we finalise the huge amount of compliance and training in order to provide you with safe and effective care.

We will be contacting our patients who have had a dental emergency or problems initially and we ask that if you have a dental emergency in the meantime please call: 07778059518 to speak to Nick or Anastasios who will endeavour to help you.

Please click on the link below to read our latest blogs describing our return to practice and your ‘new dental journey’. If you visit our Facebook page, Anastasios has made a short video to help you plan for your next visit.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

Nick, Anastasios & All the Dee Shapland Dental team

 

Phased Re-opening Plan

Messages from Nick & Anastasios and ‘helpful tips’ & guidance can be found on our ‘Facebook’ page and ‘Blog’ page of our website.