Category: Advice

Back To School Oral Care Tips

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Your Epsom dentists offer some timely advice for local parents. It might only seem like five minutes ago that the children broke up for the summer holidays. Or perhaps for some, it might seem like forever, with the constant chaos

Reducing The Number Of Younger Smokers

Dr Deepi Murphy dentist at Clocktower Dental in Epsom

Would increasing the age limit for buying cigarettes to 21 improve the nation’s oral health? A campaign group called Action On Smoking And Health (also known as ASH) (http://ash.org.uk/home/) has called for the age limit for purchasing cigarettes to be

INJEX – A Solution For Needle Phobic Patients

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Techniques to help nervous dental patients in Epsom, Surrey. Dental phobia is very common. Recent research has shown that around 80% of Brits are scared of going to the dentist, with around a quarter having cancelled appointments for just this

Don’t Use Your Teeth For This!

Dr Deepi Murphy dentist at Clocktower Dental in Epsom

A look at some of the bad, and potentially dangerous, habits that we sometimes use our teeth for. A study that was carried out as part of National Smile Month has highlighted the fact that some people in the UK

Looking After Your Teeth In Later Life

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Taking care of your teeth as you age is just as important as in your youth. We all hope to grow old one day, however far away that may seem at the moment. Younger people especially, may find it hard

Nine Tips For Healthy Teeth At Easter

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How to keep a healthy smile intact, even with the odd Easter egg! Easter will soon be upon us, and, as anyone who has children will know, it is seen by some as an excuse to (over) indulge in the

Why Is Smoking So Harmful To Your Teeth?

Dentist Dr Ravdeep Dhami

Advice for Epsom smokers. It is no great secret that smoking is bad for you. Study after study has shown that smoking is a major contributor to lung diseases, heart attacks and strokes, to say nothing of our general ability

Essential Nutrients For Healthy Teeth

Dietary advice for good oral health, compiled by your Epsom dental team. When it comes to discussing good oral health, many things come into play. Avoiding, or at least reducing, sugar in our diet is one of them. We also

Why You Should Consider Private Dental Care

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NHS dental care has provided for many patients over the years, but increasingly, it is unable to offer what many patients want. The Clock Tower Dental Practice is privately run. Like NHS practices, all of our dentists have to adhere

Dentin Hypersensitivity

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The extremes of sensitive teeth. Common sense says that if you bury your teeth into an ice cream and leave them there for some time, you might expect to experience some level of discomfort caused by sensitivity. The level of