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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Coping with dental pain

Most people would agree there are few things in life as painful as toothache. Similar pains are earache or kidney stones.  It can be distressing not only for the sufferer but for family and friends.  Ultimately our advice would be to contact a dentist as soon as possible so that you can be assessed and treated immediately to prevent infection and swelling but …

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Back to School: Healthy Teeth, Tasty Lunchboxes

Its that time of year again…. the uniforms are ready, the bags are packed. Carefree summer evenings are replaced with routine and early bedtimes. Many of us are heaving a sigh of relief now that our children are going back to school, with the challenges of keeping the children entertained or arranging childcare over! Also comes the challenge of packing a healthy, nutritious …

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Top Tips for Tackling Snoring!

Sharing a bed with a snorer can be irritating and exhausting, and if YOU snore you may frequently find your sleep disturbed by a swift kick or a sharp prod. Approximately 40% of us snore to some degree, which can equate to a lot of lost sleep! Snoring occurs when the soft palate towards the back of the mouth vibrates when …

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Overcome your dental fears

A survey by the British Dental Association has revealed that 25% of people suffer from anxiety before visiting the dentist, and for many more people their anxiety is so severe that they stop visiting the dentist altogether, having a disastrous effect on their oral health, leading to unnecessary pain, mouth infection and even loss of teeth. Our philosophy is based …

thegrovedentalOvercome your dental fears