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Be mouthaware: The 45 second check that could save your life

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  Are you able to recognise the changes in your mouth? That's the question posed by York Place Dental as they support a charity campaign to raise awareness of mouth cancer. York Place Dental, based on Upperby Road in Carlisle , is urging people to be more mouthaware and recognise the early warning signs of mouth cancer, ahead of November's Mou...
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Facial Aesthetics (Botox®) 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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