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Fissure Sealants on children's teeth

Crescent Dental | Fri 11 Nov 2016

Sealants proven effective for cavity prevention

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British Dental Association Assessor’s Report Summary

Crescent Dental | Wed 09 Nov 2016

The assessor described the Crescent Dental Practice as a well presented and attractive practice with a comfortable reception area complete with modern art exhibits. Staff are welcoming, enthusiastic and clearly knowledgeable about their roles and responsibilities within the practice. The practice benefits from a motivated principal and it was clear from the assessor’s report that the team wer...

MOUTH CANCER ACTION MONTH

Crescent Dental | Wed 02 Nov 2016

Most people have heard of cancer affecting parts of the body such as the lungs or breasts. However, cancer can also occur in the mouth, where the disease can affect the lips, tongue, cheeks and throat.

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Introduction

Crescent Dental | Fri 14 Oct 2016
Introduction

In this confusing world of 'celebrity smile make-overs', flashy lasers, dangerous unlicensed bleaching chemicals, cheap foreign implants and foreign-made crowns, it's good to know that there are UK dental professionals who are passionate about excellence and proud to adhere to tried and tested techniques.


Techniques that have stood the test of time, taught in the t...

MOUTH CANCER ACTION MONTH
Most people have heard of cancer affecting parts of the body such as the lungs or breasts. However, cancer can also occur in the mouth, where the disease can affect the lips, tongue, cheeks and throat.

Most cases of mouth cancer are linked to tobacco and alcohol. Cigarette, cigar and pipe smoking are the main forms of tobacco use in the UK. However, the traditional ethnic habits of chewing tobacco, betel quid, gutkha and paan are particularly dangerous.

On top of that, many people don't realise that:

Smoking has been found to be a significant factor in the progression of gum disease, which may lead to discomfort, halitosis, loose teeth and tooth loss, and gum disease has been linked to heart disease.