Blogs & News

April 2018

You might have missed World Oral Health Day, but don’t miss your teeth!

The opening line on the World Oral Health Day website is brilliant: “Your mouth is a mirror to your body and reflects your general health and well-being.” That’s the theme of this year’s World Oral Health Day in a nutshell: a healthy mouth and a healthy [...]

March 2018

Happy Easter

🐰🐣HAPPY EASTER 🐣🐰 The team at Middleborough Dental Care would like to take this opportunity to wish you all a safe and blessed Easter break 🤗 ⏰ Below are our trading hours over the long weekend: Good Friday 30/03/18: Closed Easter Saturday 31/03/18: Closed Easter Sunday 01/04/18: Closed Easter Monday [...]

January 2018

December 2017

Make the most of your health insurance

If you have private health insurance, the chances are that you’re covered for at least some standard dental procedures as part of your plan. Most of us who have private health insurance have opted for a level of ‘extras’ cover, which can also help to [...]

November 2017

What you should do about sensitive teeth

A lot of people suffer from sensitive teeth, some briefly and intermittently, others more regularly. If you’re one of those that has the occasional tooth twinge, and especially if you consciously avoid hot or cold foods for fear of that searing nerve pain, you should [...]

October 2017

Worried about wisdom teeth? Here’s what you need to know

Everybody knows someone who’s had their wisdom teeth out, and other people who haven’t, so it’s only natural for teenagers to wonder “will I need my wisdom teeth removed?”. Wisdom teeth are the molars (back teeth) that come through last, usually in the late teens [...]

September 2017

August 2017

6 things you should know about braces

Some people have the misconception that getting braces is only about appearance. In truth, having misaligned teeth can cause a range of issues, including excessive, premature wear to your teeth and jaw, discomfort, and even TMJ disorder. Orthodontic treatments, including braces and Invisalign, are available [...]

July 2017

10 ways that technology has changed dentistry

Not so long ago, a visit to the dentist took longer, because it was harder for the dentist to do a thorough examination of all your teeth and gums. If you needed any work done, that took longer too. Sometimes it took multiple visits to [...]