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...

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...

  The dreaded 5 letter word… M O N E Y This can be one of the scariest factors when coming to see the dentist. Did you know we can offer ways to help spread the cost of treatment? We offer something called Medenta Finance where we can spread...

  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...