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Nail Biting And The Hidden Dangers For Your Teeth

Nail Biting and Dental Health

Nail biting – known medically as onychophagia – is a common habit that an estimated 30 percent of people can’t kick, often because they don’t realise the serious harm they may be doing to their oral health. That’s why registering with a private dental practice can be a cost-effective way to ensure that, nail biting […]

The Whole Tooth: How Dental Check-Ups Impact Your Whole Life

When it comes to health and wellbeing, many people focus on diet, exercise, and regular medical check-ups, but an aspect that’s often overlooked is dental health. Looking after your teeth is not simply an effective way to preserve an attractive smile, but an important step to safeguard your wider health and emotional happiness. Regular dental […]

Transferring To Private Dentistry: A Guide For NHS Patients

Recent research by the BBC has revealed the extent of the NHS dentistry crisis currently affecting patients across the UK. In more than 200 local authorities, no dentists are accepting adults NHS patients, while 80 per cent of practices nationwide are not accepting new registrations from children. It’s therefore unsurprising that, as one NHS dental […]

Why Are My Gums Sensitive?

Gum sensitivity can be uncomfortable and interfere with your everyday life. Although every case is different, most cases of gum sensitivity are due to the following reasons: Key takeaways: – You could be flossing with the wrong technique or brushing teeth too aggressively. – Sensitivity is an early symptom of gum disease. – Sensitive gums […]