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A temporary goodbye to Louise

See you soon Lou Tomorrow is the first day of our dental hygienist Louise Syrett’s maternity leave. I’m sure that you will join all of us in wishing her well for this next stage in her life. We are of course going to miss her but she will be back. Ra...
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Brushing and Flossing

‘Brush your teeth and floss’…you’ve all been told this but do you really know why and how? You have ALL heard ‘brush and floss your teeth’ whether it be from the dentist , from your parents, grandparents...you all know! But, have you ever really stop...
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Welcome back Michelle

We're delighted to say a Big "Welcome Back" to Michelle Delucchi today. If you are a regular at York Place Dental , you'll know that Michelle recently took a maternity break. Well, she's back today and rejoins our full time hygiene team on Mondays. Q...
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Gums, Diabetes and the Romans

At YPD we're passionate about dental health and preventive dental care. One of the key areas that we can help with is your gum health. Something like 15% of the UK population (about 9 million of us) stand a significant chance of losing teeth through ...
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Are Your Gums Trying To Tell You Something? 5 Signs Of Gum Disease You Shouldn’t Ignore

Warning! Are your gums trying to tell you something? Five signs of gum disease you shouldn’t ignore According to ShARP, Simplyhealth Advisory Research Panel, approximately 15 to 20% of the world’s population has gum disease but, in the UK, these figu...
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Thank You To A Good Friend

If you are a YPD regular, you'll know Louise Syrett. She's been a rock in our nursing team for a couple of years. Her multicoloured hair, big smile, cake baking and nursing skills have kept both the team and our patients happy and entertained for two...
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Annual Dental Scaling Cuts Stroke Risk

Take a moment to have a read...In a recent government national UK dental health survey, almost half of those surveyed had infective gum disease...Dental scaling dramatically reduce the chances of developing atrial fibrillation Research suggests ( syn...
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Prevention Is Better Than A Cure

So, it's the end of a busy young people's Day at YPD in the quiet bit of January, when most people are still trying not to get back into the swing of things.... Together with my team we've been working with the adults of tomorrow, today. As I sit her...
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So - you want teeth for life then?

When I ask my patients if they want to keep their teeth for life, they'll usually smile and say yes. It's not that it's funny, it's just that most people assume that dental health is a given. Along with stuff like space flight, stem cell technology a...
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Prevention Is Better Than Cure

As with most things in life, a stitch in time saves nine… We also know that whilst dental techniques are constantly improving you cant beat what mother nature gave you. So it makes sense to look after it, and here's a bit of basic but important advic...
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Whats your BPE?

I'd like to share a tale that might help save a lot of grief in the future. Its about periodontal (gum) disease. One of my personal nightmares (like the one about falling) is my teeth falling out - and I don't think I'm alone. Dental Hygiene Discover...
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Doing Hygiene The Right Way

Would You Like To Retire From Having Fillings? Would you like to be confident that you will keep your teeth for life? If the answer is yes, read on. I’m sure that you would accept that prevention is always better than a cure, and at York Place we are...
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