Feeling confident about your smile

Smile! Smiling makes us feel happy. It makes us feel more confident and overall just good about ourselves. Not only does smiling makes ourselves feel good, but it also has a positive effect on people around us too. Feeling confident about your smile Whatever it is you...

Baby Teeth: How to look after your baby’s oral health

‘Are the baby teeth coming through yet?’ It’s one of the most common questions a new parent will get. However, we imagine it’s not often that you’re asked, ‘which toothbrush or toothpaste are you using on your baby’s teeth?’ Well, it’s not a very common question to be...

Can pregnancy affect your oral health?

Can pregnancy affect your oral health? Are you pregnant and having problems with bleeding or puffy looking gums? Have you ever considered whether pregnancy can have an effect on your oral health? Well, we’re here to tell you that this is a common problem in pregnancy...

Can I have dental implants?

What are dental implants?  There are lots of adverts on social media and in your dental practice offering dental implants as a way of replacing your missing teeth. It sounds like a brilliant idea, especially if you have had a crown and bridgework in the past, as...

A guide to brushing your teeth

There are many misconceptions around keeping your teeth clean and healthy. To help you, Darwenside Dental has created a guide to brushing your teeth!   How often should I brush my teeth? Current guidelines advise that you should brush your teeth and gums using a...

The Dangers of Dental Tourism

What is Dental Tourism?  Over the past few years, dental tourism has increased dramatically. As people become more aware of how they look, the desire to improve their appearance becomes a must. The word tourism conjures up foreign holidays abroad in relaxing...

5 Myths About Dentists – Darwenside Dental

The Horror Stories There are plenty of horror stories and tales about Dentists. They come in many forms and are usually very ugly. However, these are just stories and they can be harmful when it comes to people maintaining their dental hygiene. So, we chose 5 myths...

Darwenside Dental Memories Walk July 2018

A week on from the Memories Walk  It’s a week on now since we completed the final memories walk to be held. It made it that bit more poignant that we took part. Not only to have our own memories of loved ones but to help raise money for others loved ones too. We...

Setting the record straight: Teeth Whitening

Would you let your dentist bleach your hair? No? Then why would you let someone who isn’t properly trained bleach your teeth?! There are many misconceptions when it comes to teeth whitening. It’s a procedure which if not done correctly, can lead to some serious,...

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