Category: Advice

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

Adverse Oral Consequences Of Drinking Alcohol To Excess

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How our teeth and gums can be affected by this popular social habit. Drinking alcohol has been a mainstay of social occasions in the UK for many years. Although awareness of healthier lifestyles, along with religious and other lifestyle choices,

Regular Or Electric Toothbrush?

Our Epsom dentists discuss which is more efficient for cleaning your teeth. More and more people are switching to electric toothbrushes from standard ones. In today’s blog, we look at which, if any, are better for cleaning your teeth and

Late Night Oral Health Care

Brushing before you go to bed is essential for healthy teeth. Cleaning your teeth on a regular basis is the very foundation of healthy teeth and gums. Our Epsom hygienist also encourages the use of dental floss and providing that

Five Bad Habits To Avoid For Healthier Teeth

Dr Andrew Murphy

Everyday actions can damage our teeth without us realising. Many modern dental practices, including our own Clock Tower Dental Clinic, now have very advanced ways of restoring or replacing a damaged or missing tooth. Although these offer an excellent option

Visiting The Dentist During Pregnancy

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Keeping up regular dental appointments when expecting a child Although some people seem to sail through pregnancy, for others it can be a struggle and functioning on a daily basis is about as ambitious as it is possible to be.