Whilst we do carry out screening at every visit it doesn’t hurt to do a self check. Should you discover anything suspicious let your oral health care professional know, we may be able to calm your fears, but we can check things out and get you an early referral if necessary.
Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is the sixth most common disease in the world. People with diabetes are more likely to experience gum disease if they’ve had poor blood sugar levels for a long period of time. WHAT IS GUM DISEASE? Gum disease affects the gums and bone supporting the teeth and eventually […]
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Many people believe that brushing is all you need to do to clean your teeth, however that ignores one of the major areas of problems. What is an interdental brush? An interdental brush is a small brush specially designed for cleaning between your teeth, where a regular toothbrush doesn’t reach. Using an interdental brush every day, […]
Oral Health Tips Brush your teeth at least twice a day. When you brush, don’t rush. Take enough time to do a thorough job. Use the proper equipment. Use a fluoride toothpaste and a soft-bristled toothbrush that fits your mouth comfortably. Consider using an electric or battery-operated toothbrush, especially if you have arthritis or other problems that make it […]
Dental implants – Introduction Dental implants are used to replace lost natural teeth, restoring function and aesthetics. Generally implants take from 3 to 9 months to complete, this will be discussed at your implant consultation. In many cases the consulting dentist may require a CT scan to ensure that there is enough bone available to […]
For the vast majority of the population, a visit to the Dentist every six months is a routine way of having your oral health maintained and checked. There are some who require fewer visits and those who require more, this is assessed according to your dental experience after all no two people are the same. Your visits […]
Teeth whitening may only be carried out by Dental Professionals. Here at Main Street Dental you can be sure that your teeth whitening is prescribed by a Dentist only after carrying out an assessment of your mouth to ensure that you are suitable and that we can achieve results. In Surgery We use a professional […]