Dental Hygiene Programme

Hygiene Programme  It is now widely accepted by dental hygienists and the British Society of Dental Hygiene and Therapy that 45-minute dental hygiene sessions are more beneficial to patients. Longer sessions achieve better short and long term clinical results and help maintain a patient’s optimal dental health over a lifetime. Most progressive hygiene-centred practices now…

GDPR Letter

Dear Patient, You may have heard about the new General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), that comes into effect May 25, 2018. To help us comply with GDPR consent requirements kindly read the following update to Marshgate’s Data Protection Policy.

bruxism

Are you a bruxist?

Bruxism is a parafunctional activity caused by excessive grinding or clenching of the teeth against each other. It is an involuntary behaviour unrelated to the normal activity of eating or talking and most often occurs during sleep, although some people may also do it during the day.

What is tooth decay?

Decay – To rot or cause to rot as a result of bacterial, fungal, or chemical action; decompose Dental decay or dental caries is a major health problem in most industrialised countries, affecting 60-90% of school children and the vast majority of adults (at some part in their lives).

Periodontal disease

Periodontal (gum) diseases, including gingivitis and periodontitis, are infections that if left untreated, can lead to tooth loss, yet most people don’t experience pain with the condition – stressing the importance of regular dental check-ups.

Crowns, Bridges and Veneers

Crowns A crown is a cap placed over the top of your natural tooth to restore it after it has broken to improve both function and aesthetics .Crowns can greatly enhance the appearance of heavily filled, chipped, discoloured or misshapen teeth. In some cases they can be used to correct a misalignment when braces are…

Periodontics

Periodontics Achieving a healthy gum condition is the key issue in the maintenance of good oral health. We know that, unfortunately, about 15% of the population is very susceptible to gum disease and the people in that group could suffer the loss of teeth earlier than necessary if appropriate treatment is not obtained. At Marshgate…