Category: Advice

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

Older patients at the dentist

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

Oral Cancers Are On The Rise. Should You Be Concerned?

Dentist Dr Ravdeep Dhami

Epsom dentist, Ravdeep Dhami, looks at the facts behind this recent rise. We have discussed oral cancers before on our blogs, and explained that  this is something that we check for during your six monthly examinations. Our role here, because

Questions To Ask When Looking For A New Dentist

Dr Andrew Murphy

Dr. Andrew Murphy advises what to look for when registering with a new dental practice. From time to time, some of us will need to find a new dental practice. This may be because you have moved into the Epsom

Teenage Oral Health Care

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Looking after teeth and gums during the ‘independence’ years. Keeping our teeth and gums in good health can be an ongoing challenge for most of us, but when the teenage years arrive and hormones start to change our behaviour, adequate