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Extractions & Oral Surgery
Root Canal Treatments
Crowns, Onlays & Inlays
Bad breath – causes
Bad breath, also called halitosis, can be embarrassing and in some cases may even cause anxiety. It’s no wonder that the stores shelves are overflowing with gum, mints, mouthwashes that are promising to eradicate this problem but most often they will only just disguise it temporarily.
In about 90% of halitosis cases, the origin of the odour is in the mouth itself.
Periodontal (Gum) Treatments
Our philosophy is focussed on prevention and we aim to help educate your children from a very young age not only on how to prevent dental disease and be dentally healthy.
We work with parents to help identify problem areas and work as a team to create a healthy environment. Our dentists and hygienists are happy to help provide nutritional dietary advice and demonstrate how to brush properly, floss and use mouthwash.
We offer free examinations to children under six years old and reduced fees for treatment when required.
Flouride Varnish Application
NICE guidelines set by the Department of Health show good evidence base for the regular application of fluoride varnish onto your child’s teeth up until adulthood. This will help harden the enamel and make it more resistant to decay.
Where appropriate, sealants can be placed onto the premolars and molars to reduce the chance of food and plaque trapping in teeth. This lowers the risk of dental caries (decay) in the posterior teeth. Your dentist will advise you on sealants should they be approproate.
Introducing your child to the dentist Once you’ve established a good tooth-brushing routine at home, the next step is the first trip to the dentist.
Take your child to the dentist when they’re as young as possible and at least once by the time they’re two. This is so they become familiar with the environment and get to know the dentist. The dentist can help to prevent decay and identify any health problems at an early stage. Just opening up the child’s mouth for the dentist to take a look is useful practice for when they could benefit from future preventive care.
When you visit the dentist, be positive about it and make the trip fun. This will stop your child worrying about future visits.
Take your child with you when you go for your own dental check-up appointments so they get used to it.
Check Ups & Emergencies
We place great emphasis at House of Smiles on the importance of regular dental visits dependant on how healthy your teeth and gums really are .
Check-ups & Emergencies
We are very happy to re-open our practice for bookings from the 8th or June.
Patients with emergencies will be prioritised and we will be operating a closed door policy for the time being.
No patients will be allowed access inside the clinic without a booked appointment.
This will allow us to pre-screen , assess and prioritise patients thoroughly before they attend the clinic in order to maintain a safe environment for both patients and staff members.
Please give us a call on 02083511005 and we are happy to assist you with any query.