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...

  Air polishing is a treatment that quickly and effectively removes unwanted stains on the front and back of teeth. It is a method of polishing that can be used to remove stains and surface discolouration from your teeth such as tea, coffee, red wine and tobacco,...

We have a different range of Dental Care Plans at the practice depending on which one is more suitable for the individual. At your initial appointment with one of our dentists, due to their findings they will recommend which plan is better for your needs. Our...

Thackeray Dental Care is Mansfield’s longest established private dental practice. Established as a dental practice in the 1940’s the business has evolved into a very modern private independent practice led by Mr Simon Thackeray. As you would expect from such a long established practice our...

We used to call your Dental Health Check just a Check Up but it is so much more than just a “Check Up”! When you attend for your Dental Health Check at Thackeray Dental Care in Mansfield first you will be asked about your past medical...

Periodontal disease is gum disease. During early forms of gum disease your gums may bleed easily either on brushing or sometimes spontaneously and your gums will look slightly swollen and quite red. If left untreated this can proceed into full blown Periodontitis which means inflammation of...

WHICH IS BETTER, ROOT CANAL TREATMENT, OR SHOULD I OPT FOR EXTRACTION AND A DENTAL IMPLANT? When a tooth is badly broken down or decayed there are usually only two options. Extract the tooth and accept the space or provide a replacement. If the tooth is...

Prevention is always better than cure and that is the mantra of our dental hygienists. They work hard as part of the team at Thackeray Dental Care to not only treat gum disease but prevent it from happening in the first place. They are also...

  When you are in the treatment room with your dentist or hygienist you probably wouldn’t know what goes on behind the scenes to keep everyone safe. As dental professionals we take cross infection control and cross contamination procedures very seriously. However, what does happen? And how...