This Valentine’s Season be sure to look after your teeth and gums to help keep your heart healthy!

Over the years there have been a wide range of studies performed that show that infections in the mouth can be linked with problems in other parts of the body. Specifically gum disease can cause or make heart disease worse.

Gum disease is currently the leading cause of tooth loss in adults in the UK. So, this Valentine’s be sure to make oral hygiene a top priority for a healthy heart and a show stopping smile.

This year, here at Valley Dental Practice our new year’s resolution is to help you achieve the smile you desire.

A recent survey revealed that 3 in 4 UK adults are not happy with their smile. A bright white smile can not only help you to appear younger and more attractive but can also help to improve your confidence and self-esteem.

Should you have dental emergency in the run up to Christmas, we are open as normal until Friday 22nd December at 1pm. Please ring the surgery before 10am, we have a number of emergency slots available every day, but these are filled on a first come first served basis. By ringing early, we can ensure that you are seen and treated as quickly as possible.

Valley Dental Practice is proud to be supporting this year’s Mouth Cancer Action Month. Mouth cancer survival rates are highly dependent on early detection and this is why it is very important that you pay attention to what’s going on inside your mouth.

It is widely known that smoking causes a wide range of health issues, but many people are unaware of the effects it can have on your oral health. Oral health problems caused by smoking include:

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