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Mouth Cancer Action Month - What is Mouth Cancer and how can I spot it?

Mouth Cancer is arguably less discussed than Lung cancer, Breast cancer and some of the more ‘well known’ cancers. The aim of the November Mouth Cancer Action Month campaign is to raise awareness and provide people with information on how to monitor ...
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Mouth Cancer - a new hope?

  In my 28 years practicing as a dentist I have spotted four cases of mouth cancer whilst examining a patient. Each patient was immediately referred to the local hospital for treatment, and of those four, one survived the disease (to the be...
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Mouth Cancer in the UK: Are You Mouth Aware? Part one ...

We are supporting Mouthcancer.org's awareness campaign in November, and as the month progresses you can find out everything that you need to know about cancer of the mouth; a disease that has affected 6767 people in the UK over the last 12 months.At ...
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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.Qui...
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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 ignoreAccording to ShARP, Simplyhealth Advisory Research Panel, approximately 15 to 20% of the world’s population has gum disease but, in the UK, these figur...
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Thanks for this article. It was very informative and broke down the information in a very simple way.
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Mouth Cancer and You

It"s estimated that up to 60,000 people in the UK will be diagnosed with mouth cancer over the next ten years. Of these, 30,000 will die as a direct result of having the disease. In November each year, dentists get together with other health professi...
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Private Dentistry vs. The NHS - A Look By A Private Dentist

Inevitably, people will ask why they should pay for private dentistry when the NHS offers dental care, usually at a much lower cost.Certainly, there are some excellent NHS dentists in the UK, many of whom now offer a mix of NHS and private dental ser...
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Straight Teeth with Clear Braces - Before and After of Adult Orthodontics

This last week we've been unveiling some fantastic smiles at YPD. There is nothing like the look on our clients' faces when they get that first look of their new pearly whites once the braces come off.Here's another great success story - sorry about ...
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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 fibrillationResearch suggests (synop...
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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 here...
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Mouth Cancer Awareness : Know the Signs

Each year in November dental practices throughout the UK try to raise public awareness of mouth cancer, and the time is with us once again to beat the drum.Cancer can occur in any part of the mouth, the tongue and lips, throat, salivary glands, and 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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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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