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...

  At Thackeray Dental Care we like to think we can help everyone, so for those of you who aren’t registered with us we offer an emergency dental service in Mansfield Nottinghamshire. If you’re experiencing tooth ache, have broken a tooth or maybe a crown has fallen...

  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...