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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Statement - July 2020

CORONRONVIRUS PANDEMIC RESTRICTIONS

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE DENTAL SURGERY IS OPEN FOR EMERGENCIES AND ONGOING DENTAL TREATMENTS BY APPOINTMENT ONLY BUT IS CURRENTLY CLOSED FOR ALL ROUTINE DENTAL APPOINTMENTS.

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

During these unprecedented times all dental surgeries are unable to provide the normal care that patients are used to.  Our practice will remain open during normal working hours for triage to provide advice to patients, and to prioritise needs and arrange appointments accordingly. 

If you are calling outside of normal hours and have an urgent dental problem, please consider if this could wait until the following day or over the weekend rather than accessing the out of hours services. Call the surgery on (01482) 506004 for assistance and information.

If calling out of hours and the problem is extremely severe please contact the out of hours service through NHS111.

If your dental problem includes uncontrolled bleeding and a swelling that is causing breathing problems this is an emergency and you should go to A&E.

What to Expect

Caring for Teeth

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Your teeth vary in shape and size depending on their position within your mouth. These differences allow the teeth to do many different jobs. Teeth help us to chew and digest food. They help us to talk, and to pronounce different sounds clearly. Finally, teeth help to give our face its shape.

It is easy to get your mouth clean and healthy, and keep it that way. A simple routine of brushing for two minutes, twice a day with a fluoride toothpaste and cleaning between the teeth, good eating habits, having sugary food and drinks less often and regular dental check-ups can help prevent most dental problems.

Although most people brush regularly, many don't clean between their teeth and some people don't have regular dental check-ups. A few small changes in your daily routine can make a big difference in the long run.

Be sure to brush your teeth last thing at night and on at least one other occasion with a fluoride toothpaste, more often if your dentist recommends it. If you regularly get discomfort or bleeding after brushing you should see your dentist.

Click on the links for more information about caring for teeth, as well as

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