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Dental Phobia Can Start From A Young Age

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The importance of early years care at your Cheshunt children’s dentist. Dental phobia is relatively common and it is probably fair to say that we look forward to seeing our patients, more than some look forward to seeing us! Even

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Should I Worry About Gingivitis?

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Early stage gum disease must not be ignored, advises our Cheshunt dentists. There are two key stages to gum disease; gingivitis and periodontitis. Of these, periodontitis is much more serious, and may result not only in unsightly and painful gum

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Some ‘Quick Fixes’ For Great Looking Teeth

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Not all cosmetic dentistry involves lengthy treatment periods. People are different, and whilst some dental patients plan their treatment months ahead, perhaps for a special occasion; others are more likely to do so on the spur of the moment. This

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Painfully Sensitive Teeth – Treatment in Cheshunt

Why do very hot or cold foods cause dental pain for some people? Although teeth may look like a solid object to many people, they are far more sophisticated than that. Essentially composed of three parts, a tooth needs to

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When Botox Goes Wrong (and why you shouldn’t worry)….

Why have some celebrities had facial treatments that went badly wrong? If you mentioned the word ‘Botox’ to a random person in the street, it is likely that they would tell you about some famous person who had been left

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Don’t Risk Your Teeth & Gums By Brushing Too Hard

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Brushing your teeth hard will not make them whiter and may result in damage. Very occasionally we hear patients say that they are surprised that their teeth are dull in colour as they brush them so well. Of course, this

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Why Cleaning Your Dentures Is Important

Dentures and gum health Although there are alternatives to dentures in the form of bridges and dental implants, many patients of The Lodge Dental Suite still opt to have them to replace their missing teeth. There are good reasons for

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Minimal Inconvenience With Six Month Smiles

Dental braces that don’t have to be worn for years to achieve straight teeth Having crooked teeth is no fun. Not only does it make them harder to clean, thereby increasing the risk of decay and gum disease, but it

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Are Dentures Still A Good Option To Replace Lost Teeth?

replaced missing teeth

The Lodge Dental Suite team offer thoughts on this traditional technique. Although the first set of dentures, or false teeth as they are called by some, were first used around 700BC, they are still around today, albeit as a far

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Helping To Prevent Receding Gums

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Maintaining gum health and tooth condition. Whilst a small number of patients do suffer from a ‘gummy smile’, where the gum line extends down the tooth; it is more common for patients to suffer from receding gums. In today’s blog,

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