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Take Care of Your Teeth & Gums

 

In our guide on oral health, you will find answers to questions on traditional dental treatments and the full range of cosmetic dental treatments and other specialists surgeries.

You will also find the latest information on dental health issues like gingivitis and tooth decay, dental complications and what to do about them.

Plus, we will equip with you specialist and expert advice on how you can help your dentist and strengthen your oral health with effective simple day-to-day dental care.

By following our family guide to stronger oral health you will be ensuring that your teeth and gums that will remain healthy as you get older. Scroll below to discover why good oral care and health is crucial for your overall health as well as achieving a brighter and whiter smile.


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What do I need to know about caring for my teeth as I grow older?

There are many things you must manage and look after as you grow older. Let us make that list of things more manageable by removing the stress of knowing how to best care for your oral health.

Orthodontics for children - when is the right time to get started?

Growing older brings with it a multitude of gifts and complications! One thing that can become more difficult as you age, is knowing the best ways to look after your body and your oral health. Here are some tips on how to care for your children’s teeth and when is a good time for interceptive orthodontics.

Dealing with dental emergencies

Anyone who has suffered from a dental emergency is familiar with the intense pain and discomfort that often accompanies it. When you are in that situation yourself, it can be hard to decipher what exactly is an emergency, and what steps you should take. Read on to find out how to treat a dental emergency.

 

Everything you need to know about wisdom teeth

Wisdom teeth are a type of molars that develop usually between aged 17-25. They can be a cause for concern and anxiety for many people, but there is nothing to worry about and any pain can be treated by your dentist. Read on to find out everything you need to know about wisdom teeth.

Mouthguards and dental injury prevention

Protecting for your teeth when you are playing high-contact sports is extremely important. For most of us, looking after our teeth and smile is highly important, and if we faced an incident that led to the loss of our front teeth, we would definitely struggle. Your teeth are the first thing people notice when they greet you - so you want to keep them looking as good as possible!


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Orthodontics for children - when is the right time to get started?Growing older brings with it a multitude of gifts and complications! One thing that can become more difficult as you age, is knowing the best ways to look after your body and your oral health. Here are some tips on how to care for your children’s teeth and when is a good time for interceptive orthodontics.

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What are the effects of smoking on your oral health?

Smoking doesn’t just impact your general health but can leave you with receding gums and discoloured rotting teeth. Discover the impacts of smoking on your oral health and how to avoid these effects.
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How can you target tooth discolouration?

Teeth discolouration is a natural and almost unavoidable part of ageing. However, at The Perfect Smile, we have several solutions to target and reverse the effects and leave you with a sparkling, white smile.
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Will oral piercings damage my teeth?

Oral piercings have become much more common. Though it is often perceived that these piercings can be harmful to your oral health, there are some specific ways to manage and reduce the likelihood of infection.

The Perfect Smile Oral Health Guide 2020

Looking for a new dentist in your area? If you have recently relocated, or are simply unhappy with the performance of your current dentist, you may find yourself searching the dentistry market with little idea where to start or how to know which practices to trust.

We have compiled some information on the most important things to consider when you are choosing a new cosmetic dentist, which will hopefully take away some of the stress from your search. Alternatively please make an appointment with TPS on 01992 552115.

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What do I need to know about caring for my teeth as I grow older?

There are many things you must manage and look after as you grow older. Remove some of the stress by knowing how to best care for your oral health.
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What are the best ways to prevent mouth injuries?

Mouth and teeth injuries are common through contact-based sports and accidents. If you have damaged your teeth through an injury, we have the solutions to heal your teeth and have you smiling confidently again in no time.
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How can I deal with a toothache?

Anyone who has suffered from toothache knows how severe the pain can be, and how difficult it is to focus on anything else when you are experiencing that pain. Discover more about what causes toothache and when it's the right time to visit a dentist.
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What is an abscess and how do you treat it?

As we know, the mouth is a breeding site for bacteria. If you do suffer from a bacterial infection, this can lead to an abscess, find out more about how to treat an abscess.
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Changes to your teeth – from birth to adulthood

Our teeth change and adapt as we grow older. Read on to find out about these changes in the mouth from birth to adulthood and the specific function of each tooth.

Is your electric toothbrush damaging your teeth?

Electric toothbrushes have been a great tool in upping our oral health game - they provide a brilliant solution for keeping your teeth thoroughly cleaned, and help you get to those hard to reach places in the mouth. But can they damage your teeth?

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    David Broadbent
    David Broadbent
    posted 3 weeks ago

    The staff are very helpful and the practice is well run.
    Every part of the process is explained in a educational and informative way.
    I would highly recommend this practice for any dental treatment.

    David

    Sarah Carter
    Sarah Carter
    posted 3 months ago

    Dr Sam and his wonderful team are brilliant. They have created the most incredible smile for me and completely changed my life. It sounds extreme, but I can't describe how unhappy I felt with my smile. I hid my mouth when I talked or laughed, I avoided social situations and family photos. Being able to smile with out worrying what people think is the most amazing feeling. I have already seen such a change in the way I work and how I interact with clients. My self confidence has grown and I genuinely feel like a new person. If you feel anything lile how I felt go and book a consultation. Don't think about it any longer. You will not regret it. Dr Sam is gentle, knowledgeable and all round good human. I can't thank him and his team or nurses enough.


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