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Since we re-opened in June we have been working hard to see all those people who were waiting for treatment during the Covid lockdown.We are now all caught up and ready to continue providing routine and advanced dental care for... read more.
Dentists Now Open in AbingdonJuly 9th, 2020
This evening, 28th May 2020, Boris Johnson has announced that UK dental practices are able to re-open with effect from Monday 8th June. At Ock Street we have been busy preparing for this day since the Covid-19 lockdown began. We... read more.
Prime Minister Announces Dental Practices To Re-OpenMay 28th, 2020
We have received some useful help from the British Orthodontic Society to help our orthodontic patients whilst we are closed during the Covid-19 crisis. Here are some links to useful videos:https://www.bos.org.uk/COVID19-BOS-Advice/Patients... read more.
Covid Crisis – Self Help For Orthodontic PatientsMarch 30th, 2020
We are in the midst of an unprecedented crisis as the spread of the novel coronavirus threatens the health of the nation. The Prime Minister has asked us all to avoid unnecessary contact and to work from home wherever possible,... read more.
Covid-19 CrisisMarch 22nd, 2020
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from the team at Ock Street Clinic. This is the season of festivities and we all tend to over-indulge in all the food and drink we know we shouldn't...so keep cleaning your teeth... read more.
2019 Christmas Opening and Emergency Dentist ArrangementsDecember 24th, 2019
Over our adult life, many of us have dealings with wisdom teeth. But how much do you really know about them? Why are they there? Why do we sometimes encounter problems with our wisdom teeth? And what can we do... read more.
Wise up about wisdom teethMarch 15th, 2018
On stepping into a branch of any coffee shop we can be overwhelmed by the huge array of choices that face us when it comes to placing our order. As well as a huge range of coffees, hot chocolates and... read more.
Warning over erosive effects of fruit teasMarch 12th, 2018
Last Autumn the Nuffield Trust released a report which brought together a range of statistical data and information about the state of the nation’s oral health. They considered different geographical areas of England, different age groups, and different socio-economic groups.... read more.
Inequality in oral healthFebruary 26th, 2018
With Christmas beginning to seem like a distant memory, thoughts are starting to turn to the Spring, and all that it brings. One of the early markers that Spring is on it’s way is St. Valentine’s Day. The shops are... read more.
Keep smiling this Valentine’s DayJanuary 29th, 2018
Following on from our recent article regarding the worrying rise in tooth extractions in children, we would today like to let you know about a step you can take to protect your child’s teeth. Whilst we all seek to develop... read more.