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Oral Piercings …. Not a Harmless Trend

November 28, 2017

Oral piercings are popular amongst young people. They may look cool but they are not harmless. Oral piercings are placed in different areas of the mouth such as the lip, tongue, cheeks, frenum and uvula (the tiny tissue that hangs at the back of the throat) and they can interfere with speech, chewing and swallowing….

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Are you suffering from dry mouth?

July 18, 2017

  Dry mouth, or ‘xerostomia’ is a condition in which the salivary glands in your mouth don’t make enough saliva to keep your mouth wet. Some may think that dry mouth is a normal part of aging but it isn’t.  However, tends to be more commonly found in older adults, mainly due to the number of medications…

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Get your grooves sealed! What are fissure sealants?

April 4, 2017

Although millennium children and adolescents have healthier teeth than in the past, tooth decay is still a problem. Many of the foods that we eat contain sugars. When these foods are left on the teeth, plaque (the sticky substance that forms on teeth) combines with the bacteria that live in the mouth. This combination produces…

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A Healthy Balanced Breakfast Can Protect Your Smile

January 16, 2017

  But what is a healthy breakfast? Breakfast is the most important meal of the day for you and your children. A nutritious breakfast helps you fulfil your vitamin and mineral needs, stimulates your brain and body and helps to stop the ‘snacking’ later in the day. Surprisingly, some of the most popular breakfast choices…

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Disclose for healthy teeth and gums – Plaque and dental diseases

September 27, 2016

The main cause of cavities and periodontal disease is the accumulation of plaque. Plaque is the sticky film of food and bacteria that forms constantly on your teeth and is hard to see. Some of the nasty bacteria (bugs), related to gum disease collect along and under the gum line, so our focus when taking…

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Accidents Happen!

June 1, 2016

Having a tooth accidentally knocked out whilst playing your favourite sport, would be a very BIG deal.                                             Dental trauma most commonly affects the upper front teeth (incisors) and can affect your smile & confidence,…

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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.