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On Friday 6th December 2019 we were pleased to host a meet and greet for our patients to meet our lovely new dentist, Dr Matthew Walker. We had a fantastic turnout and we thank our patients for their support - it was great to see so many turn up. We took a lot of photos on the day, please have a browse through them and if you were unable to attend on the day, please call us on 01384 394 215 and we will be happy to arrange an appointment with Matthew.
Why Do You Need Regular Appointments With The Hygienist? The scale and polish is designed to give your teeth a thorough cleaning which is much more effective than brushing alone as the hygienist is able to reach the difficult areas that you miss at home. There are millions of bacteria in the mouth at all times, and these bacteria thrive on food debris that get caught between the teeth and along the gum margin. Without effective daily removal of food debris with brushing and flossing, these bacterial colonies of plaque grow and form a sticky film over the tooth’s surface.
Maintaining good oral health is important for reasons beyond what goes on in the mouth itself. Your oral health may be compromised by your overall health – stress, for example, can lead to a series of oral health complications. Is this also true of diabetes? Unfortunately, the answer is yes Diabetes can lead to mouth and oral health problems. Oral health problems are also a risk factor that can make diabetes harder to control. Unchecked, both conditions could continue to make the other worse with ultimately damaging, potentially fatal, consequences given diabetes’ link with heart disease and strokes. High
It’s important you invest in your children’s future. No parent wants to see their child suffer with dental problems; if you’ve had toothache yourself you would never wish it upon someone else. Although many parents monitor their children’s brushing techniques there are many other factors to consider when it comes to your Childs oral health. It’s important to get children used to going to the dentist at a young age. At Stourcote dental practice we understand that children can find the dental environment a little strange. So arranging a dental appointment around the time of their first birthday can get