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Denture problems – what should you do about them?


Are you having denture problems?  Are your dentures ill-fitting or causing you discomfort?  When was the last time you could eat what you enjoy with confidence?  If you’re struggling with your dentures, Springside Dental Practice may be able to help you. Strong and healthy teeth help us look and feel...


What causes bad breath, and how can you prevent it?


Bad breath is unpleasant, but don’t panic! It’s a common problem which affects people of all ages – in fact, as many as one in four people experience it on a regular basis. So, if you’ve realised you have bad breath, there’s no need to feel embarrassed. This blog post...



What do you do if your tooth gets knocked out? 


A knocked-out tooth is a medical emergency, and knowing the right steps to take can make the difference between saving or losing a tooth.   Our blog contains all the information you need if you’re unlucky enough for it to happen to you or your child. Time is of the essence...


How does ageing affect your teeth?


How does ageing affect your teeth? There’s no doubt that ageing affects our bodies, and our teeth and mouth are no exception.  But, just as you can take care of your body through regular exercise and eating well, there’s plenty you can do to look after your teeth and mouth...


Five tips to help you overcome your dental anxiety


Around 31 million adults in the UK are afraid of the dentist, with 12% of these suffering from extreme dental anxiety.  At its most extreme, dental anxiety, dental phobias and fears of visiting the dentist can mean people put off, or even avoid altogether, vitally important routine dental care. Dental...


Seven fantastic tips to help make children’s tooth brushing fun


Getting children to brush their teeth properly is hard. But with nearly a third of children starting school showing signs of dental decay, encouraging good teeth brushing techniques is more important than ever. 1. Make brushing fun Does your child like dressing up? Why not suggest your child pretends to...


Gum disease & Alzheimers


Gum disease sufferers 70% more likely to develop Alzheimer’s, says study Long-term gum disease can lead to Alzheimer’s, a recent study  from Taiwan has reported. Gum disease can raise signs of inflammation throughout the body, and the study concluded that low-grade inflammation may play a ‘substantial role’ in contributing to...


Maternity Leave


Wishing our Practice Manager Kate all the best for her maternity leave! Springside Dental Practice would like to wish our Practice Manager Kate Butt all the very best as she heads off on maternity leave. As a long-standing, highly-regarded and knowledgeable member of the Springside team, Kate has played an...


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