DENTAL HEALTH WITHOUT BORDERS NORWAY (TUG)

Dental Health Without Borders Norway (TUG) is an NGO working to promote oral health in developing countries. The organisation sends dental professionals to areas with limited or poor access to dental care where free emergency treatments and preventative work is carried out.    Since 2016, TUG has worked in close partnership with the Faculty of Dentistry in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. …

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Mouth Cancer Action Month

Last year we decided to get involved with Mouth Cancer Action Month. Mouth Cancer Action Month is a charity campaign which aims to raise awareness of mouth cancer and make a difference by saving thousands of lives through early detection and prevention. The overarching aim of mouth cancer action month is to get more mouth cancers diagnosed at an early …

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Our Bad Breath Prevention Secrets!

Bad breath can seriously affect your confidence, causing embarrassment and stress, as well as affecting social and personal relationships and first impressions. In the overwhelming majority of cases bad breath needn’t be a way of life, and help is on hand:   What causes bad breath? Most cases of bad breath are caused by poor oral hygiene. This results in trapped …

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April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month!

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month. Oral cancer is on the increase but is highly treatable if detected early. The good news is that we know that certain avoidable factors increase the risk of oral cancer, and the signs and symptoms which could lead to an early, more treatable diagnosis.   Reduce the risk factors Smoking is a major known contributing factor to …

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Professional Teeth Whitening v Home Remedies

A bright, white smile does wonders for confidence levels.  Tooth whitening is an increasingly popular means of improving the colour of the teeth without removing any of the tooth surface. Tooth whitening can be an extremely effective way of gently lightening and brightening your smile, provided it is carried out safely by a suitably qualified person. Only dentists and their teams …

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Dental costs – The bottom line!

Dentists are back in the news this week, this time following a survey carried out by ‘Which?’ magazine, calling for greater clarity regarding charges for dental treatment. At The Grove we understand that costs are a huge reason why people avoid seeking dental care and so we aim to help alleviate this worry through good communication of ‘the bottom line!’ At …

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When do I start taking my child to the dentist?

We are frequently asked when is the best time to start introducing children to the dentist. Taking your child to the dentist early allows them to get used to the experience of visiting and allows us to check their development while providing diet and oral hygiene advice. This preventive advice, along with assessment of fluoride requirements can actually prevent the need for future …

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Merry Christmas from The Grove

We are counting down the days to Christmas at The Grove! Our Christmas CDs are on all day, every day, our decorations are up and secret santa has been organised. We all love Christmas treats, but over the festive period it’s fair to say most of us probably  overindulge, giving our teeth little opportunity to recover. Grazing on sugary treats throughout …

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Infection Control Standards at The Grove

A shocking news report this week has brought attention to a Nottingham dental practice’s apparent breach of infection control standards. In light of this we have decided to share our infection control systems with you, as we pride ourselves in setting and maintaining exceptionally high standards of practice hygiene, which are universally recognised.  Our staff have extensive knowledge in current infection …

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The shocking truth about sugar in our drinks

The effects of too much sugar on our general and dental health are widely known. Too much sugar causes tooth decay, obesity, heart disease and type II diabetes. Recently the World Health Organisation have been considering cutting the daily recommended sugar intake in half, while a new study carried out at University College London is calling for the recommended daily …

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