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As lovely as we know our dental team are, we know that many children find the prospect of going to the dentist overwhelming, intimidating, and unfortunately, quite upsetting. We get it. Having someone new poke around your mouth doesn’t sound like fun, especially when most young children are fearful of strangers. Official Public Health England do however state that children should get their first dental check-up as soon as their teeth start to appear, at around six months old, although approximately 80% of children haven’t visited a dentist by the time they’re two. We can’t stress enough the importance of...

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Here at Parkfield Dental Practice we love nothing more than giving our patients a perfect smile. When a patient leaves our care with a beautiful, long lasting smile that gives them confidence and displays their personality, we can feel like we’ve done our job. That’s why we specialise in delivering excellent quality smile makeovers. But what is a smile makeover, and why should you have one? A smile makeover is a bespoke dental treatment that improves the appearance of your smile through one or more cosmetic dentistry techniques. These might include: Orthodontics Dental Veneers Tooth Implants Teeth Whitening Composite Bonding...

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Here at Parkfield Dental we are extremely proud of all of our team members, and so we thought that it was about time that we properly introduced you to them. In this post we focus on Dr. Ian J. Smith, who brings a vast amount of experience and expertise to the practice. With wide-ranging skills and a thorough, specialist understanding of a number of different dental techniques, Ian has been an important part of Parkfield Dental since the beginning. Dr. Ian J. Smith graduated from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne and went on to establish Parkfield Dental Practice in...

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We here at Parkfield Dental are extremely proud of all of our team members, and we thought it was about time that we properly introduced you to them. In this post we focus on Dr.Arfeen Aslam, who brings award winning credentials to the practice. With wide-ranging expertise in various dental practices and techniques, Arfeen is an asset to his practice and a joy to his patients! Dr. Arfeen Aslam graduated from Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ School of Dentistry at King’s College London, obtaining membership of the faculty of the Royal College of Surgeons in 2012. He has a number...

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Finding the right dentist can be difficult. You’ve probably had dentists in the past that didn’t quite fit the bill. Dentists that weren’t cost-effective for you, were in an awkward location for you to get to, didn’t specialise in the treatment you needed, or that you just didn’t get on with that well personally. That’s why we think it’s important to ask as many questions as you can prior to starting treatment with a new dentist. Here’s our list of things you should know before sitting in the dentist’s chair for the first time. What Are The Costs? Dental costs...

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Are you somebody who suffers from anxiety over visiting the dentist? A lot of people suffer from dental phobia, but the chances are that your visit won’t be nearly as painful or terrifying as you think it will be - otherwise no-one would go to the dentist! The good news is that a lot of it is just in the mind, and that means you can do something about it! Here are our top tips for making your trips to the dentist a little less scary. Take Something To Listen To Distractions can be a great way of diverting your...

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We’re into May and summer is just on the horizon, which means you’ve probably done all of the spring cleaning you intend to this year. With that out of the way, why not put the focus on your face, and take a look at these three easy methods for brightening up your beautiful smile. Teeth Stain Removal If your teeth are looking a little grubby, then we recommend our specialist teeth stain removal, great for lessening the effects of coffee, cigarettes and other surface stains. Our high-tech AirFlow stain removal uses a jet of compressed air, water and fine sodium...

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Same Day Teeth, sometimes known as ‘all on four’ or ‘all on six’ treatment, is a revolutionary dental treatment designed to give the same results as traditional dental implants, in a much less time consuming and invasive procedure, while also allowing you to have a new set of teeth straight away, removing the need for temporary dentures. At Parkfield Dental, we’re experienced in carrying out Same Day Teeth procedures, with long-lasting, effective results for our patients. What is Same Day Teeth? Same Day Teeth combines tooth bridges with traditional dental implants to create a treatment that allows you to leave...

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Chocolate really is the be-all-and-end-all of sweet treats, isn’t it? It is the perfect comfort food, and with Easter on the horizon (April 21st), you might find the whole family’s chocolate intake rising. We all know that it isn’t the healthiest treat around, and especially for kids, can cause some dental health problems. The high sugar content in chocolate is actually a major cause of tooth decay, and can result in needing fillings or crowns in the future. But it’s not all bad news, as studies have found chocolate can also have some brilliant health benefits! In this post, we’ll...

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Your smile is an amazing thing. It can help spark a new friendship or relationship, help solve an argument and even brighten a stranger’s day. When you smile, the world smiles back, so having a healthy one is one of the most important things you can have to make yourself look great. In this post, we’ll discuss the benefits of having a healthy smile and keeping on top of your general dental health.   Mental Health A healthy smile is a beautiful smile, and people with good dental health are more likely to want to show it off. Studies show...

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