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Gum Disease & Heart Disease. What is the link?

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It has been said that the mouth is a reflection on a person's overall health, so what does it say about their heart health? Changes in lifestyle over recent years has seen people consume a higher fat diet & lead a more sedentary way of life.This in combination with other modifiable risk factors; smoking, high cholesterol, high blood pressure &a...
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Our Focus on Prevention

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OHE (Oral Health Education) Here at York Place Dental we offer patients OHE appointments which are built in to our care plans. This enables us to provide patients with preventative, tailored advice to help restore or stabilise and prevent any dental issues from arising. We focus on prevention and in doing so we educate our patients, helping them to...
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Cosmetic Bonding

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One of the joys of the 30 years that I have been in dentistry has been the improvement in techniques and the advance of the technology that we have got available to us. We can now fix people's teeth and make things healthier in a far more effective and measured fashion, and there is no doubt that to be able to achieve the same results, we do not ha...
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Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores)

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Herpes Simplex and Dental Treatment As many of you are aware cold sores are caused by the Herpes simplex virus (in particular - HSV1) They are highly contagious and tend to predominantly affect the mouth and surrounding areas. HSV1 can be acquired in childhood and adulthood and once you have contracted the virus it remains with you throughout the r...
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Summer Newsletter

What's happening at York Place Dental?    Download PDF File Here
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Smile Design

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What's in a smile? When we look at a person, there are key features that we focus our attention on, and the teeth and the smile are up there with the things that people see and the things that people remember. But what is it that makes a smile look good? It is difficult, because beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and different things appeal to d...
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What is a Dental Therapist?

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  What is a Dental Therapist and what do they do? Many of you may ask yourselves what is a Dental Therapist and where do they fit into the dental team? So firstly let's briefly look back and find out about when and how Dental Therapists became an integral part of the dental team……. The Dental Therapy role originally immerged from New Zealand i...
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Two Minutes on the health of your mouth

Its World Oral Health day. OK you probably didn't know - life is too busy and there's a "day" for pretty much everything these days. So to mark this special occasion we've asked the Boss to talk for less than two minutes (not easy mind) on Oral Health and Dentistry.  Hope you enjoy it. The YPD team  Two Minutes on...
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Are You Mouthaware?

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  York Place Dental | PRESS RELEASE BE MOUTHAWARE: 45 SECONDS COULD SAVE YOUR LIFE Are you able to recognise the changes in your mouth? That's the question posed by York Place Dental as we support a charity campaign to raise awareness of mouth cancer. Our dental practice, based on Upperby Road , is urging Cumbria's residents to be more Mo...
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Rachel's Top Tips for a Healthy Mouth (The Effects of Sugary Drinks on Oral Health)

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How safe are the drinks your children are consuming for their teeth? Oral Health Advice By Rachel Maxwell (Dental Hygiene Therapist at York Place Dental) - 9 th October 2017 On today's market there are an abundance of beverages available for your child to consume. As the latest  oral health science research demonstrates time and again,&nb...
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