On Friday 29th September we held our 1st coffee morning at the practice in aid of Macmillan Cancer support. It was a nationwide event raising funds so that people with cancer don’t have to face it alone. Unfortunately with 1 in 3 of us experiencing cancer we all know loved ones or even ourselves that… View more
Losing a tooth is always a disappointing occasion and Lee’s story is no different. Unfortunately he had a tooth that wasn’t saveable and we decided it was best it went before it caused infection. We discussed Lee’s options to fill the gap and elected that a dental implant would be the best way to proceed once his jawbone had healed.
“Oh No Not Dentures!” – For some people, having a denture can have a certain stigma associated with it. We have a picture in our mind of false teeth in a glass on the bed side table which was a common occurrence with our grandparents. This is no longer the case due to the advances in… View more
I never liked going to the dentist as a child, so becoming a dental nurse was the last job I ever thought I could see myself doing! Coming into the unknown environment of dental nursing was very nerve wracking but also quite exciting. My previous working background has always been taken over by horses –… View more
With the arrival of Claire our fabulous hygienist I felt it was only fitting to make my 5th blog on how to care for our teeth. I try to offer as much advice on looking after your teeth as I can in surgery but sometimes it can be information overload and having something to… View more
So the hard manual labour is complete and I ‘think’ the surgery is ready to open. I have one major test ahead of me, the “dreaded” CQC inspection. The CQC or Care Quality Commission is a “feared” name in the dental world. Everyone talks about it with all these scare stories of the inspectors… View more