Diabetes and Dental Health

Most health experts agree that the UK is facing a huge increase in the number of people with diabetes. Therefore in this month’s blog article we take a look at the affects that diabetes can have on oral health.

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We’ve still moved!

We promise this is the last time we are going to mention our move, however it has been such an exciting and exhilarating time for us that we feel obliged to keep you updated.

And the icing on the cake, the final stage, the pièce de résistance is having our name in lights. Well, the practice name to be precise. Read more ›

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Have you met Mohsin?

Mohsin is our new Hygienist who joined us just prior to our relocation. As a British Army trained dental hygienist, he was awarded the Diploma of Dental Hygiene from the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh whilst training at the Aldershot base. He has undertaken the additional qualification of a BSc Hons degree in Dental Studies, which has deepened his knowledge into the treatment of patients with periodontal disease.

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The link between gum disease and stroke

Recent research has suggested that gum disease in patients carries a potentially higher risk of having a stroke than diabetes and has almost the same impact as high blood pressure in causing them.

Whilst obesity and smoking are commonly associated with raising the risk of suffering a stroke, many people don’t know the risks associated with poor oral health. According to the International Dental Health Foundation ‘only one in six people realise that people with gum disease may have an increased risk of stroke ‘.

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Have you met Vicky?

If you have visited our new site you may have noticed that Carol has been joined on reception by Vicky who is settling in well and says “I have had an amazing time getting to know the Calverley patients and being here at a time when the practice is developing has been fantastic. Even little things like seeing the new doors being placed have transformed the practice.

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We are ready and waiting to see you!

The entire Calverley Dental team, including our new members, are delighted that the practice relocation and renovations are complete (with just one or two minor tweaks left!).

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The link between heart disease and gum disease

Welcome to the first in a new series of health related features which we will be adding to the Blog section of our updated website. Each month we will be looking at the connection between your oral health and overall health. In the first article we are taking a look at the connection with Heart Disease.

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Top 5 Christmas dental health tips from The British Dental Health Foundation

None of us at the practice would like to be labelled a ‘killjoy’, however we thought you’d like to read the following 5 tops tips on keeping your teeth health this festive period

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We are moving!

We are delighted to announce that we are moving premises. We are in the process of completely renovating the site we have acquired, which until recently housed ‘The Antique Emporium’. As you can imagine this is not a straightforward task as, once the building work has been completed, all of our equipment will be moved by a team of specialist dental engineers.

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Meet Poppy, our new Hygienist​​​​​​​

At The Calverley Dental Practice we practice preventive dentistry, the goal of which is to keep your mouth and teeth healthy for life. By regularly visiting the practice you can prevent problems before they ever get a chance to happen.

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