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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Statement - 26 March 2020

CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC RESTRICTIONS

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE DENTAL SURGERY IS CURRENTLY CLOSED FOR ALL ROUTINE DENTAL APPOINTMENTS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

IN THE EVENT OF AN EMERGENCY PLEASE PHONE THE DENTAL SURGERY ON 01482 506004

 

Advice

Ayer Dental - Advice
Ayer Dental - Advice

6 months – 3 Years

  • brush teeth morning & night (done by parents)
  • use 1000ppm toothpaste (eg Aquafresh Milk Teeth paste)
  • use only a smear of toothpaste
  • avoid sugary foods and drinks
  • drink milk or water

3 – 6 Years

  • brush teeth morning & night (done by parents)
  • use 1000ppm toothpaste (eg Aquafresh Milk Teeth paste)
  • use only a ‘pea sized’ amount of toothpaste
  • spit out after brushing only, do not rinse toothpaste off
  • avoid sugary foods and drinks
  • drink milk or water

6 – 16 Years

  • brush teeth morning & night
  • use 1350 - 1500ppm toothpaste (eg Colgate Total paste)
  • use only a ‘pea sized’ amount of toothpaste
  • spit out after brushing only, do not rinse toothpaste off
  • avoid sugary foods and drinks
  • drink milk or water

Adults

  • brush teeth morning & night
  • use 1350 - 1500ppm toothpaste (eg Colgate Total paste)
  • use only a ‘pea sized’ amount of toothpaste
  • spit out after brushing only, do not rinse toothpaste off
  • use small head, medium bristle toothbrush (eg Sensodyne Search 3.5) or automatic brush
  • avoid sugary foods and drinks
  • drink milk or water
  • use floss or tape between teeth daily
  • and/or use interdental brushes (eg Tepe brushes) in spaces between teeth
  • do not smoke or use tobacco
  • alcohol - not usually more than- 3-4 units/day (M)  2-3 units/day (F)

A healthy daily balanced diet is recommended - use the ‘Eat Well Plate’ for guidance

Surgery Hours

Mon - Thur 08:30 - 13:00   14:00 - 17:00
Fri 08:30 - 13:00   14:00 - 15:30
Sat & Sun Closed
Bank Holidays Closed
In case of emergency - call 01482 506004