Let your smile shine this summer

It’s the time of the year where we find ourselves searching for our sandals and sunscreen in the hope that we’re going to have a long hot summer – fingers crossed! If you’re looking to get a whiter smile for summer, maybe for a big event or your holiday, then it’s not too late.

New Road Dental are an accredited Enlighten Professional Tooth Whitening Centre and therefore have the experience and knowledge to help you achieve the brighter smile you’ve been dreaming of…

Let’s talk about gum disease

Gum disease. We’ve all heard about it and seen the adverts on the television, yet so many people continue to think “I brush my teeth, it won’t happen to me”. Well, unfortunately that’s not the case. Even the people with the most disciplined dental routine can suffer from plaque and tartar build up. For those of you who are unaware of the relation between plaque and gum disease, here’s a brief summary. Plaque forms in the areas of the mouth you can’t reach when brushing. If this plaque is left, it hardens and becomes what we refer to as tartar, and that’s when the problems begin because Tartar is the main cause of gum disease…

Top tips for improving your oral health

We know that maintaining a good standard of oral health is just as important as maintaining your overall well-being. Your oral health can have such a huge impact on so many different aspects, it’s really worth looking after your teeth and gums.So with that in mind, here’s a few tips to help boost your oral health…

Smoothies: Are they really good for you?

In an age where health and fitness seems to be surrounded by more ‘buzz’ than ever, it’s hard to know who to listen to when it comes to your diet. We’re not nutritionists, however the recent hype around juice diets does make us worry. The sheer amount of vegetables and fruit is great for ensuring you get lots of vitamins, however the effects on your oral health are likely to be everything but positive…

Why should you replace missing teeth?

If you’ve been unfortunate enough to ever need a tooth removing, you’ll know that the feeling of a gap in your teeth is an odd one. Yes you will get used to not having a tooth there, but actually it’s a much better option to fill the gap with a replacement tooth.

We advise on replace missing teeth as it helps you to maintain a good level of oral health. Unfortunately, if you leave a gap untreated, it can have a serious impact on not only your oral health but your overall health too. You may be surprised to learn that a missing tooth can create cardiac, breathing and digestion problems…

So much more than just a ‘pretty’ smile…

It has been said that a person’s smile is one of the first things we notice when we meet them for the first time, however there’s more than just aesthetic benefits when it comes to having a beautifully aligned smile. Misaligned teeth can cause a whole array of health problems and those who have malocclusion often suffer with pain in their head, neck or spine. If you’re living life with a crooked or crowded teeth, there’s no need to worry because these problems can be solved with orthodontic treatment provided by our experienced team…

Straight teeth without the metal

Do you dream of a straighter smile but dislike the thought of living with braces for months? If so, then the information we’re about to share with you could make your day.

Thanks to recent advances in technology, we are now able to offer our patients an orthodontic treatment that has been described as ‘revolutionary’…

Office Cake Culture

You may have heard about it on the radio recently or perhaps you noticed when it took the top spot on BBC News’ health section? We’re talking about the habit that seems to be creeping into workplaces all over the UK, recently branded ‘The Office Cake Culture’. Put quite simply, this is when the office…