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How to Tackle Your Fear of the Dentist

    We know that very few people enjoy coming to the dentist ( even York Place ) it is more a ‘must do’ than a ‘want to do’ for the vast majority of us. However, for some this visit to the dentist causing anxiety, even fear. If this sounds ...
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Head and Neck Cancer - Here's Why We Are Talking About It

Before I tell this real story about a patient from Carlisle: November is Mouth Cancer awareness month. You'll have seen (hopefully) some Blue Lip selfies and suchlike, at YPD, in our Social media and perhaps at your own dental practice. Mouth Cancer ...
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Eat your way to whiter teeth....

Whiter teeth are on many of our wish lists, and many dentists offer teeth whitening treatments to help you achieve this. Sometimes it seems as if nutrition and dental health considerations would almost put tooth whitening on a bit of a backburner! Ho...
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Mouth Cancer - what increases my risks of Mouth Cancer?

Image Credit: By Bionerd - Own work , CC BY 3.0 , Link Following from our last blog, Mouth Cancer Action Month - What is Mouth Cancer and how do I spot it? , written in response to mouth cancer awareness month , this blog will look at lifestyle choic...
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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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Halloween Dental Child Zombie Shocker

Can you think of an alternative to the basket of enamel attackers? Tooth Decay: The Real Monster of Halloween Nights! It’s Halloween on Monday and the clocks change tonight. The seasons are changing and autumn is doing its glorious thing. Newly dark,...
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Calais Jungle Kids and Misguided MP's

Somebody pointed out a story in the news today about the the problem of checking the ages of children, or people claiming to be children, before being allowed into the UK from the Calais jungle. Check out the story here . Given that its estimated tha...
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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 ...
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Are fixed or removable retainers better?

One of the top reasons that we hear from patients who want braces is that they have had relapse. That is, they've had their teeth straightened in the past, but for whatever reason their teeth are now no longer straight. They've either lost their reta...
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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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