21 Jun 2017
VELscope – a new tool to help us detect mouth cancer
Recently at Dentist Direct we took delivery of a new tool that is proven to help us detect signs of change in tissues of the mouth that could turn into cancer at a very early stage. The process is quick and easy, 100% non-invasive and far more reliable than the naked eye alone.
14 Jun 2017
What Does Holistic Mean?
If you go to the dictionary, the word holistic is defined as “is relating to the idea that things should be studied as a whole and not just as a sum of their parts”.
05 Jan 2017
What you should know before having cosmetic dentistry.
When choosing a cosmetic dentist you should consider that this person is going to change your appearance, so opting for the cheapest or even the most dazzling clinic may not be the best choice. Firstly, ask friends for a personal recommendation, even your own dentist may have a trusted colleague they refer to
12 Dec 2016
Oral hygiene gifts can make for holiday smiles
Mark the holiday season with Dentist Direct ‘s fabulous package for families and individuals! As children grow, their dental needs evolve and change, so it is important to build a foundation of excellent oral care and active maintenance. So give yourself or loved one the most important gift of all this holiday season: a healthy teeth for a happy smile! Maintaining good oral hygiene during the holiday season ensures that you won’t experience embarrassing conditions, such as plaque, tartar, and bad breath.
06 Nov 2016
November is Mouth Cancer Action Month
Mouth cancer is a devastating disease, the key to successful treatment is early diagnosis. At every appointment our clinicians carry out screening for mouth cancer and recently have introduced VELScope to the practice.
23 Oct 2016
Tell me about....Oral Pro-Biotics
Most people will have heard about pro-biotics by now, usually found in yoghurts or drinks and used to balance the "good" bacteria in the digestive system.
15 Sep 2016
The earliest records of oral hygiene were recorded around 3000BC practiced by the Sumerians, where elaborate gold toothpicks were excavated in Mesopotamia. Writings about siwak have also been uncovered, although at that time were made from porcupine quills, feathers or thorns!