Myth 1: Root canal treatment is really painful Almost every time I tell a patient they need a root canal filling they look at me with trepidation and ask "isn't root canal treatment really painful?". I am always happy to put their mind at ease on...

Many people have phobias of some kind, some are irrational and some are not. I never belittle a dental phobia. I myself have a phobia of spiders yet I know that the harmless spiders we have in this country are unlikely to come near me...

Vaping with e-cigarettes has seen an enormous increase in recent years. Whilst it is encouraging news that smoking rates are down, many people are switching to vaping instead so they can continue to feed their nicotine fix. There is, as yet, very little research on the...

Recently there have been some headlines around suggesting you no longer need to floss. This comes as surprise to many people who floss regularly and many dental professionals who advise flossing. So where have these headlines come from and how much attention should we pay...

The Problem Over the years there has been a shift in attitudes and many people are now less likely to accept having crooked front teeth. Whilst crooked front teeth are unsightly they are also more difficult to clean around and can lead to uneven wear and...