After a work-out, dehydration can develop reducing the protection saliva in the mouth gives to teeth.

Then, the fashion to “ refuel” with so called sports drinks adds to the acid attack on tooth enamel. Many of these have a pH or acid value of 2.4 to 4.5. Regular dental health exams enable any dental erosion to be monitored and specific advice given to help prevent any future damage .

Recent Research findings from Pharmacyoutlet of 2000 UK adults showed that 18% admitted to being aware of their bad breath but 80% of them left this untreated, sometimes placing strains on their relationships.

Others said that bad breath would put them off asking potential partners for a second date. In the majority of cases, we can help our Patients to treat and eliminate this.

The earlier young children attend their Dentist - we advise from one year old - the earlier any potential problems are seen, thus preventing children having to go through the trauma of operative dentistry or even having to have teeth extracted, under a general anaesthetic.

The other main advantage is that they are helped by our people to be happy in our Dental Practice and even to look forward to coming!

Figures published by the Royal College of Surgeons showed that only 20.2% of  one to two year old children visited the Dentist and in England , last year, there were 9,220 tooth extractions from children in hospital, with all the pain and distress that caused.

We welcome and look forward to seeing children, of all ages in our Practice.

Most people recognise the need to visit their Dental Practice regularily - but how often ?


Every six months used to be the advice, the problem is that some dental disease creeps up, causing no pain and is not easily noticed or even sensed.

We advise that the best way to prevent dental disease is for you to come to see us as frequency as advised by your Dentist.

Three monthly or six monthly or annually or for a few Patients, two yearly, might be enough. Sometimes, the less frequently people attend, the easier it is to forget to make an appointment and thereby lose the benefits of regular visits.

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Emergency Service Available When Practice Is Closed

During normal Practice working hours

If you need urgent treatment during normal working hours please telephone us and we will arrange an appointment for you as soon as possible.

When Practice is closed (i.e. weekends and holidays)

On days and times when the Practice is closed, such as weekends and holidays, our Emergency Service operates between 9am and 6pm. Please telephone us to obtain help and information.