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Facial Aesthetics with Lou at York Place Dental

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Believe it or not, my dream as a child was to become a plastic surgeon! Facial aesthetics seemed like a natural progression for my career after training to be a Dental Hygienist. It makes me feel great to give clients that little boost in confidence that comes from a relatively small cosmetic procedure. Botulinum toxin, widely recognised as " Botox...
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Spring Summer Newsletter 2019

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Facial Aesthetics at York Place Dental Lines and wrinkles can develop as a result of environmental damage and as a natural side effect of ageing . Wrinkle reduction injectables are a popular treatment and help to soften frown lines, crow's feet and forehead wrinkles. Botox is the most researched and widely used cosmetic treatment available. It is v...
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Root canal treatment

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​ Root canal therapy Root canal therapy, or endodontics, is the treatment to remove an infection, and often the damaged nerve, deep inside the root of a tooth. It's a painless modern treatment to save teeth that would otherwise have to be taken out, allowing you to keep your own teeth for a lifetime. At York Place Dental in Carlisle, we provide qua...
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Living with Invisalign, Ruth's story

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If you don't have a crooked smile it's difficult to understand how much it can affect your confidence. You soon learn how to smile without actually opening your mouth and come to the conclusion that perhaps this is how it will be forever. It doesn't have to be.  There are a lot of straightening treatments out there and available for patients o...
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Autumn Winter Newsletter 2018

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Introducing Joanna  Joanna joined our fantastic team at YPD in October and we'd like to introduce her to you. She grew up in southern Poland and graduated from Wroclaw Medical University in 1998. Joanna completed her VT training in Wroclaw and worked in Dental Practices in Poland for 5 years before moving to the UK. She moved to Cumbria in 200...
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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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How Smoking Can Affect Your Oral Health

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​ Most people are now aware that smoking is bad for their health. It can cause many different medical problems and, in some cases, fatal diseases. However, many people don't realise the damage that smoking does to their mouth, gums and teeth. Smoking can lead to tooth staining, gum disease, tooth loss, and in more severe cases mouth cancer. Stained...
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New term, new start

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It's well and truly September and the season is changing rapidly here in Cumbria. Summer has moved into autumn, the leaves are changing colour and the kids are back in school. Those who don't need to holiday in July and August are heading off for a bit of late summer warmth. We've also seen changes here at YPD , and th...
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Introducing our new dentist

I'm delighted to introduce our newest team member, Miss Daniela Vargas, BDS. Daniela joined the team at York Place dental today and we've had a ball. Daniela Vargas Those of you who know us well will be aware that I've been pushing myself hard over t...
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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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Our new website is live!

Announcenent!The launch of the all-new York Place Dental website marks a new chapter for the practice. . Don’t worry, we’re staying true to the ethos our patients know and trust. We are as committed as ever to helping patients smile with confidence, ...
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Staying Ahead Of The Game

Richard and Andy were last spotted this morning heading south to the NEC for one of the biggest events in the dental calendar - The Dentistry Show . Live dentistry, trade stands, international speakers and several thousand people mixing it up under o...
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