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...

  Hi, I’m Soraya. Many of you might be thinking who are you? I’ve not seen you before; so let me start by introducing myself… I’m the new trainee dental nurse at Thackeray’s. At 24 I’m a little older than most apprentices. Starting over and learning a completely new...

This year Thackeray Dental will be celebrating the 20th Anniversary of Simon taking over the practice. We are going to be celebrating this milestone throughout the year and we thought we would write a little bit about what has happened in the last 2 decades....

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...