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Why do we fear the dentist?

October 16th, 2017

According to the NHS Choices website, one in four of us dreads a trip to the dentist. Why should this be we wondered (appreciating that we’re a bit biased!). Anxiety about visiting the dentist can manifest itself in a range of ways – from slight unease (which is totally normal) through to acute panic attacks. […]

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Dental Emergencies Part 2 – Abscess and swelling

October 8th, 2017

A dental abscess is an infection from a diseased tooth. They can vary in severity, sometimes causing very few noticeable problems, usually causing pain, but on occasion they can be very severe and in extreme cases can even lead to serious problems. Don’t leave it untreated! In almost all situations, an abscess should not be […]

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Accessible payment options with Denplan

October 2nd, 2017

At Coppice View we try to make our dental care as accessible as possible, so we offer several different payment schemes through our partner Denplan, from just 21p per day: Denplan Essentials A monthly plan which helps you budget for your routine preventive dental care whilst ensuring you have access to your chosen dentist all […]

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Dental Emergencies Part 1 – Dental Injury

September 7th, 2017

Any injury to your teeth needs swift attention. First of all, what should you do if you knock out a tooth? Well, children’s ‘milk teeth’ that will be replaced by an adult tooth don’t need to be replanted, but if it’s an adult tooth that has been knocked out, you’ll need to try and ‘PICK […]

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The effect that your diet has on your dental health

August 31st, 2017

As you’ll no doubt have picked up from our previous blogs, we have a real concern about the effect that poor diet has on the dental health of our patients. The main culprit is too much sugar, but fizzy drinks (which are acidic and can cause enamel erosion) are also to blame. As well as […]

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Emergency dental treatment

August 18th, 2017

In the coming weeks we will provide a concise summary of what to do in a dental emergency. The first question is “What do we consider to be an emergency?”. Well, that very much depends on who is asking the question. To a patient with raging toothache, they will swiftly be able to answer, but […]

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Big Family Brush Up

July 6th, 2017

Coppice View Dental Care is really pleased to support Denplan’s summer initiative designed to promote better oral health for children. If you visit us through July you’ll see a colouring competition for children to win a great prize, but you should also take a look at Denplan’s Brush Up website where you will find details […]

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‘Flossing’s no good, so I’m not going to bother…’

June 23rd, 2017

A little while ago many of you may have picked up on the story about dental floss; how it had been proven to be of little benefit and so perhaps we shouldn’t bother any more. I’ve certainly had a few clients who have rejoiced that they no longer need to make an effort to clean […]

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Dental abscesses

May 31st, 2017

  A dental abscess is a bacterial infection that can arise in the gum or in the bone around the teeth. Sometimes abscesses can be very painful but not always. In either case, it is very important to seek treatment from your dentist as they won’t disappear on their own. What can cause an abscess?Abscesses […]

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See our two fab hygienists without the need to be registered!

May 23rd, 2017

Appointments are now available with our hygienist team without the need to register at the practice. Teeth stained or discoloured? Need a quick freshen up but not sure about seeing a dentist? We are delighted to offer appointments with Emma and Amy, our two fab dental hygiene/therapists, for any cleaning, polishing, bad breath advice or […]

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