Five Benefits of Dental Implants

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If you have any missing or damaged teeth, you may be considering what the best type of replacement is for them. Dentures, partial dentures and bridges have all been popular options in the past. However, you may find that dental implants would be a better fit for you. Here’s why. They can be fitted in just one appointment Dental implants … Read More

Dental Swelling: What You Should Look Out For

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There are certain kinds of tooth-related issues that you should always take seriously. One of those is dental swelling.   If you’ve noticed any kind of swelling around your teeth, gums, or elsewhere in your mouth, we’d recommend that you get a professional opinion as soon as possible.   When to see your dentist It’s advisable to make an appointment … Read More

Botox VS Dermal Fillers: Which One is Right for You?

How much do you know about facial aesthetic treatments? Our practice offers a range of short in-house procedures, including Botox and Dermal Fillers.   Here’s what the difference is between these two treatments.   What is it? Botox Botox is a natural protein that is used to temporarily release the facial muscles that cause lines and wrinkles. It has been … Read More

What to do if You Break a Filling

What to do if You Break a Filling

Have you ever had a sudden burst of pain from a tooth? If you have, you’ll probably be familiar with the accompanying sickening feeling that you’ve done something serious.   It is very common for fillings to get broken. It usually happens as a result of decay in the tooth underneath the filling. When this kind of decay occurs, the … Read More

The A-Z of Family Dentistry: B is for Bite

The A-Z of Family Dentistry

In the A-Z of family dentistry, each month we ask our dentists to address a different dental concern.  This month they’re explaining everything we need to know about dental bite.   What do we mean by dental bite? The word ‘bite’ is a more informal word for the dentistry term ‘occlusion’. Basically, bite/occlusion refers to the way your upper and … Read More

Happy New Year from Haxby Family Dental

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We’d like to wish a very happy new year to all our patients, friends, colleagues and fellow dental professionals. However you’re spending the festive week, we hope you’re all managing to eat, drink and be merry… along with remembering to take good care of your teeth, of course! Though Christmas and New Year is seen by many as the most … Read More

How to Care for Your Teeth this Festive Week

How to Care for Your Teeth this Festive Week

The Christmas magic is just ahead, and we’re sure that you and your family are looking forward to celebrating. Whatever you have planned over the coming festive week, there’s no avoiding the fact that Christmas can be very hard on your dental health.   The good news here is that you can counteract this with just a few small changes. … Read More

The A-Z of Family Dentistry: A is for Abscess

The A-Z of Family Dentistry

In the A-Z of family dentistry, each month we ask our dentists to address a different dental concern.  This month they’re telling us everything we need to know about dental abscesses.   What is a dental abscess? Dental abscesses are reasonably common and easy to treat, but if you think you have one you should see your dentist as soon … Read More

Five Myths About Teeth Whitening

Our diets are not always helpful when it comes to maintaining beautifully white teeth. Things such as red wine, coffee, tea and cigarettes can all cause stains to build up over time, no matter how well we brush. Professional tooth whitening is the best way to counteract this. Hydrogen peroxide is used to break down stain molecules and remove stains, … Read More

How to Handle a Dental Emergency

Have you ever been woken by extreme tooth pain? If you have, you’ll know just how uncomfortable a dental emergency can be.   When you need to see a dentist quickly, it’s reassuring to know there are professionals on hand to help. Whether you have a severe toothache, a cracked or chipped tooth, a loose crown or filling, or have … Read More