Raising money for Children with Cancer UK

April 28th, 2016

We have successfully completed the half marathon to raise money for Children with Cancer UK and managed to raise over £500 in the process thanks to you! Thank you again Vijay and Reena

Continued Support of AquAid

March 1st, 2013

At Stoke Road Dental Practice we are fully aware of the benefits of drinking water and the positive effect it has on our staff and patients. For this reason we have invested in water coolers from AquAid. Our unique relationship with AquAid has given us the opportunity to also help those further afield and less Read the full article…

Dental Examination

June 27th, 2012

A dental examination or check up is done by a Dentist to determine the health of your mouth. After the examination, your dentist will discuss the results and the best way to deal with any problems. Do not be afraid to ask your dentist any questions. WHAT WILL MY DENTIST DO? The dentist may ask Read the full article…

Crowns

May 7th, 2012

The part of the tooth visible in the mouth is called the CROWN. If this part of the tooth becomes weak due to decay or damage then an artificial crown can be made to cover and protect it. Crowns are made of metal, porcelain or a combination of metal and porcelain. WHAT THE DENTIST WILL Read the full article…

Bad Breath / Halitosis

January 13th, 2012

What is it? Bad breath is generally not a sign of ill health, it is usually caused by bacteria in the mouth. Although PERIODONTAL DISEASE (gum disease) can cause bad breath it is possible to still have bad breath with good oral hygiene and healthy teeth and gums. The origin of the smell could be Read the full article…

Apicectomy

January 3rd, 2012

What is it? Sometimes after having a root canal treatment (also called endodontics), a tooth may still suffer from a persistent infection. To treat this, an APICECTOMY may be carried out. This involves the surgical removal of the infected tip (apex) of the tooth root and surrounding bone and the placing of a small filling Read the full article…

White Fillings

June 10th, 2011

A filling is a structural replacement for a part of a tooth that has been lost through accidental damage, decay or wear. There are several types of white filling these include “Composite”, “Glass Ionomer” and “Compomer”. Procedure The tooth is “numbed” if necessary – if a filling is small then it may not need an Read the full article…

Dental X-Rays

May 28th, 2011

Dentist use (low dose) X-rays that pass through the body to create a X-ray photo or Radiograph. These images allow the dentist to see deep into the tooth and its roots. They help do identify decay, poor fillings and to check for bone loss around teeth which is a sign of gum disease. X-rays may Read the full article…

New Qualifications

April 24th, 2011

Reena Raichura has recently been awarded the prestigious Diploma of Membership of the Joint Dental Faculties at The Royal College of Surgeons of England (MJDF RCS Eng). This assessment was developed by the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) and the Faculty of Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons of England where she Read the full article…

How to brush your teeth

September 18th, 2010

It is astonishing that the majority of adults do not know the correct method to clean their own teeth! The effects of not brushing, may in the long term lead to plaque build-up, tartar or calculus, bleeding gums (gingivitis), bad breath (halitosis), gum diseases, tooth decay, tooth discolouration and ultimately tooth loss! To keep your Read the full article…