With Easter just around the corner we thought a few dental health tips for looking after our teeth after those sweet treats would be a helpful refresher for us all. We obviously know those treats are inevitable at this time of year but there are a...

Oral hygiene is all about keeping your mouth clean and free of diseases, along with other problems that can arise (e.g. bad breath) by regularly brushing your teeth and cleaning in between. It is important that it is carried out on a regular basis, first...

What Is Plaque? Plaque is a soft sticky film that builds up on your teeth and contains bacteria & food debris. Though it is mostly colourless, dental plaque can cause teeth to feel fuzzy or rough if it accumulates. The harm it causes comes from food...

Almost a year has past since I introduced myself to you all as the new trainee here at Thackeray dental care.. What’s changed in that time? Well, I’ve had a Birthday! But on the dental front I’ve finished all of my exams, which means I no longer spend...

Why we take dental X-Rays here at Thackeray Dental Care… We want to provide the best possible dental care to our patients, but a visual examination doesn't tell us everything we need to know. Dental x-rays aid us in accurately diagnosing, so that we can treat...

Here at Thackeray Dental Care we have two hygienists, Lisa and Laura, who see patients at regular intervals to help prevent and treat gum disease. During your appointment we will assess your gums, provide treatment and give advice specific to you and your mouth. Periodontal disease (gum...

Our dental nurse, Leanne, gives us her top tips for a healthier smile. As obvious as it may sound, one of the best tips we can offer is to brush twice a day for 2 minutes each time using a fluoride toothpaste. Try using a timer...

  Ever thought about turning back the hands of time? Now you can at Thackeray Dental Care. Our dentist Julia Riley is experienced in facial rejuvenation offering dermal fillers, lip fillers and wrinkle reducing treatments.   What Is Wrinkle Reduction? [vc_row][vc_column width='1/2']This is where botulinum toxin A is injected...

So, you’ve just been for your dental health check and you’ve passed with flying colours. You’re happy, and we’re happy too. We will warmly welcome you again in 6 or 12 months depending on what has been recommended. You’ve now gone home, back to work,...

As we all know, excessive quantities of sugar promote plaque bacteria on your teeth which then attacks the enamel surfaces. Enough acid is produced to last for about 20 minutes and is this initial acid attack that removes a thin layer of enamel, this is the...