The BAPD released a press release assuring the dental profession that dental services would not be suspended again due to COVID and expressed the following: “We wish to send out a clear message to the public: ​it is safe and essential to attend the dentist.”...

What skills do facial aesthetic practitioners require?  Dentists/Hygienists undergo years of training at University and have an extensive understanding of the facial anatomy and physiology. They are already skilled at administering injections within the mouth. As facial aesthetics practitioners they undergo further training learning how to...

It's important to maintain a good oral hygiene routine at home, to help ensure that your mouth is clean, healthy and disease free. Good oral hygiene at home as well as regular dental examinations help reduce the risk of issues such as bad breath, decay,...

 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...

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...

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...