News & Advice: Children
Gum Recession - How Ock Street Can Help For some people gum recession is unavoidable and due to factors beyond their control; for example purely due to naturally thinner tissues around the teeth, prominent roots or previously completed orthodontic treatment. For a larger... read more.
How to Resist Gum RecessionOctober 24th, 2015
Have you lost a single tooth? Have you got a larger gap in your teeth? Or are those ill-fitting dentures driving you crazy? If so, Ock Street may be able to help rejuvenate your smile with our expert dental implant... read more.
Could you perfect your smile with a Dental Implant?July 8th, 2015
Supermarkets and food companies have faced scrutiny recently over the so-called ‘healthy’ fruit snacks which they are marketing for children. There is growing trend towards fruit based snacking options such as yoghurt coated raisins and raspberry ‘fruit flakes’. However a... read more.
Hidden sugar content in ‘healthy snacks’June 17th, 2015
Last week saw the airing of the first of a two-part mini-series claiming to reveal the ‘truth’ about British teeth. Dr Chris van Tulleken proposes that the British population take less care of their teeth than other populations, giving the... read more.
British teeth under the spotlightJune 9th, 2015
On attending a recent routine check-up with my dentist, they recommended a trip to the dental hygienist. Other than the obvious link to hygiene and cleanliness, I had little idea about what to expect: was I simply about to have... read more.
Focus On: Dental HygieneApril 22nd, 2015
This week a friend told me that they’d been given a voucher to have their teeth whitened at a local beauty salon. As my friend started thinking aloud about when she’d go for her treatment, alarm bells started ringing in... read more.
The truth about tooth whiteningMarch 31st, 2015
It’s commonly stated that no one ever really feels ready for the arrival of their first child. Many expectant parents spend the months leading up to the birth reading up on what to expect, searching for information to make those... read more.
The truth about dummiesNovember 19th, 2014
Today's headline news in dentistry has received justifiable national publicity today, ranking the third article on BBC's online newsfeed: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-nottinghamshire-30005682 We are sure any patient who has visited Ock Street will be able to see instantly the detailed precautions we... read more.
Dental Patient Safety Is Our Top PriorityNovember 12th, 2014
Temperatures are soaring and you’ve got the barbeque lit. The kids are playing (well, arguing) in the garden, and the sky is blue. The beginning of August can only mean one thing, right? It’s time for The Great British Bake... read more.
Got a sweet tooth?October 8th, 2014
Casting an eye over the waiting room of an orthodontic surgery, one might typically expect to see rows of teenagers, wearing school uniforms and trailing PE kits. However, orthodontic treatment is no longer reserved for the population of your local... read more.