Over 50% of British People Say Bad Teeth Affects Confidence

More than half of UK employees (58%) think that having bad teeth and a poor smile negatively affects their confidence, research by Unum Dental has suggested, as reported in their Cover Magazine.The survey of 2001 workers revealed that women were more self-conscious of having poor teeth, with 67% saying that their confidence in public would […]

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BBC Report Exposes Problems With Cheap Veneers

It is important to make sure you have any cosmetic dental treatment performed by one of the many experienced dental practices available across the UK – such as Mannamead Cosmetic Dental Centre in Plymouth. The BBC has a recent podcast covering the problems one consumer experienced by choosing cut-price tooth veneer work. The report highlights […]

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What Do You Use Your Teeth For?

HOW do you use your teeth? That would seem to be an extraordinary question for us here at Mannamead Cosmetic Dental Clinic to ask – as surely you use your teeth to eat. But that may not be the only use you put them to. Many of us maybe risking our oral health by using […]

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Love Island Increases Demand For Cosmetic Dentistry

Love Island and similar shows attract millions of viewers who focus and the good-looking participants, hoping to discover their secrets and tips for staying fit and beautiful or handsome. One result has been the increased interest in cosmetic dentistry, with over 80% of dentists in the UK claiming an increase in aesthetic procedures. Mannamead Cosmetic […]

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Need A Dentist?

Like many areas in the UK being able to get on the books of an NHS dentist is getting evermore difficult. Here in the far South West of England there are many trying to access dental serviced, particularly in Cornwall. 48,000 Cornish residents are waiting for a place with an NHS dentist. Others are facing […]

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Nurseries Focus on Children’s Dental Health

The British Dental Association (BDA) is pleased to work with the National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA) charity to improve the oral health of children attending nursery schools. Last week in March (25-29), the NDNA shared information, activities and resources, produced in conjunction with the BDA, with children, their parents and carers on how to develop […]

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Gum Disease May Contribute to Alzheimer’s disease

Research recently published in the journal Science Advances indicates that poor oral health is a risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease. The research is looking to clear up whether gum disease is part of the cause in dementia or gum disease is a result of Alzheimer’s disease, as people suffering from the disease do not take […]

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Dentists Advice: “Don’t Rinse or Mouth Wash After Brushing”

Most people are concerned to improve their oral health, brushing regularly and using a mouth wash or rinse – but you may be surprised to learn that dentists will advise avoiding rinsing and using mouthwash after brushing your teeth. Most people automatically rinse after brushing, but it advisable not to rinse as it can remove […]

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Home or Away for Your Cosmetic Dental Treatment?

Increasing numbers of British citizens have chanced travelling abroad to save money on major dental treatment, dental tourism. It is generally for cosmetic procedures, such as implants, but is it wise? In countries such as Turkey, Bulgaria, Hungary and Poland the costs can be up to 70% less than in the UK, and it is […]

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Treating Gum Disease May Help Type 2 Diabetes

A study by Diabetes UK has found that treating gum disease could help people with Type 2 diabetes manage their blood glucose levels, and may reduce their risk of diabetes-related complications. Gum disease (periodontitis) affects somewhere between 50 to 90% of the population and people with diabetes have a higher risk of developing it. It […]