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Maintaining Your Post-Invisalign Aligner Smile

WHILE TRADITIONAL WIRE braces can be one of the most efficient at straightening teeth, fixing crowding, and correcting an underbite or overbite, invisible aligners have become an attractive alternative in recent years. Being able to get all the benefits of braces with such a low-profile appliance that can be removed for brushing, flossing, and eating can make the orthodontic process far more palatable.

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NHS Dental Charges 2017

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NEW NHS DENTAL CHARGES announced by the Government come into effect on the 1st of April 2017. Find out about the cost of NHS dental treatment and if you are entitled to free NHS dental care.

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Antibiotics For Toothache

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AROUND 10% OF ALL ANTIBIOTIC PRESCRIPTIONS come from high street dentists. Research indicates many of these prescriptions are unnecessary.

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Mouth Cancer Action Month 2016

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7,000 BRITS WERE DIAGNOSED WITH MOUTH CANCER LAST YEAR. The disease is one of the UK’s fastest increasing cancers, with cases rising by a 33% in the last decade alone.

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Love Pumpkin? Your Smile Does Too

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‘TIS THE SEASON FOR everything pumpkin. As the poster child of fall, pumpkin doesn’t just star in our autumnal decorations, it shows up on our menus too. And as far as we’re concerned, that’s a good thing. Pumpkin is great for your oral and overall health!

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The Scary Truth About Sugar

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MONSTERS AND GHOSTS AND SUGAR, OH MY! Wait… sugar? That’s right. The scariest thing you’ll encounter this Halloween may just be sweets.

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Have You Been Screened For Mouth Cancer?

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THROUGHOUT LIFE PEOPLE get regular prostate exams, mammograms and colonoscopies. These preventative health care exams are extremely important for detecting any abnormalities–including cancer–early, so they can be treated as soon as possible. These exams save lives. So do oral cancer screenings.

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Thinking About Whitening Your Smile?

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SO, YOU WANT TO whiten your teeth. You’re not alone! In fact, when dentists ask what people would most like to improve about their smile, the most common response is they’d like whiter teeth.

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