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Keeping your teeth and gums clean, healthy and free from infection. Good oral hygiene will prevent dental decay and periodontal disease and is essential for preserving gums and the bone which keeps your teeth secure in your mouth.
If you smoke you are much more likely to get periodontal problems. You are urged in the strongest terms to stop smoking. If you continue to smoke you are more likely to lose your teeth. Your doctor can prescribe medicine to help you give up smoking.
Consider a powered brush (the dentist or hygienist can advise on models) –or Choose a manual toothbrush which:
For you to brush your child’s teeth you will need a brush with a small head and large handle.
If gums bleed, it is an indication that you need dental care.
If you have periodontal problems then you can be referred for a series of two consecutive appointments with the hygienist on the NHS as part of your course of treatment.
A taster session from Regina, Oral Health Educator at our practice, demonstrating how best to clean your teeth.
Pregnancy can be an exciting time and while you have so much to plan for, your oral health may be one of the last things you’re thinking about. However, it’s particularly important to pay close attention to your teeth and gums in this time. Here are some reasons why pregnant women should take extra care with their dentition:
If you are pregnant we recommend that you come to the practice for a thorough check up so that we can help you to have a healthy and happy pregnancy. It is free for pregnant women to see a dentist on the NHS up until their baby turns one year of age.
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