Dental Implants…..

What are dental implants? A dental implant is used to support one or more false teeth. It is a titanium screw that can replace the root of a tooth when it fails. Just like a tooth root, it is placed into the jawbone. Do implants hurt? Placing an implant is often easier than taking a […]


      A recent report from Public Health England has revealed that more than one in four five-year-olds and one in five 12-year-olds in local authorities with water fluoridation schemes had no tooth decay compared to those in local authorities without. The use of fluoride in improving oral health is one that has been […]

A little investment goes a long way

It’s all smiles until a little toothache becomes a big dental problem. Don’t wait until the unexpected happens. Spread the cost of your private dental care with the Essentials payment plan from Denplan. You can see your preferred dentist, and with regular Examination visits, x-rays, and Hygiene appointments, you can ensure any unwelcome niggles get […]

10 Facts about Children’s Teeth and Diet: Easter

      1. Britain has the 2nd highest chocolate consumption rate in Europe. 2. Research suggests dark chocolate high in cocoa has oral health benefits. 3. Two in three 16-24 year olds say chocolate is the most likely food to make them smile. 4. Tooth decay affects one in three children starting school. 5. […]

Health Benefits of Straight Teeth

You may be surprised to know that the benefits of having properly aligned teeth extend far beyond a confident smile. Straightening your teeth can actually significantly affect your overall dental health. Straight teeth can reduce the risk of tooth decay and gum disease. Swollen, red gums can often be the result of having teeth that […]

Charity welcomes Action on Sugar group

            A new group formed to tackle and reverse the growing obesity epidemic has been welcomed by the British Dental Health Foundation. Action on Sugar, formed of a number of leading worldwide experts, hopes to educate the public on the dangers of hidden sugars and raise awareness of the ‘unnecessary’ […]

10 Bad Habits Sure To Damage Teeth…..

1. Chewing on ice, not only can this chip or crack teeth but it can also irritate the soft tissues inside the teeth leading to regular tooth aches. 2. Playing Sports with no mouth guard, playing any contact such as Rugby, Football, Boxing and Hockey without a mouth guard can be disastrous chipped teeth and […]

Gum and Heart link-‘Most direct evidence yet’

Research has shown for the first time that as gum health improves, progression of atherosclerosis slows to a clinically significant degree. Atherosclerosis, or the narrowing of arteries through the build-up of plaque, is a major risk factor for heart disease, stroke, and death. The researchers followed 420 adults as part of the Oral Infections and […]

Irish Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry Conference 2013

Some of the Creative Smiles team attended the IAAD conference in Belfast last week. There was a number of established speakers present one who made the trip from Switzerland. It was a very enjoyable and an educational day away from the practice. Overall a very successful two day conference and we will be looking forward to next […]