StoptoberThis year’s Stoptober coincides with changes in the law as from 1st October 2015 it will be illegal to smoke in vehicles where someone under 18 in present.

With fines of £50.00 if you are caught, why not use this change as the reason you need to stop smoking this October? Stopping smoking can make a drastic improvement to your lifestyle and health in ways you might not expect.

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Different_Filling_MaterialsFillings are used to repair teeth that have become decayed or broken.

In this article we will explain the different filling options available and the process involved.

Prior to any filling being placed it is necessary to prepare the tooth by removing all the decay and the cavity is then shaped to hold the filling. If there is a large cavity or the tooth is very badly broken it may also be necessary to put a small pin in place to help stabilise and secure the filling in place.

Denplan_blogPlan today for your dental treatment tomorrow

Denplan was founded in 1986 by two dentists who wanted to offer their patients an alternative to NHS dentistry. They created a system that simplified administration within the dental practice and allowed dentists to spend more time with their patients, focusing on preventive oral healthcare and providing high quality treatment.

Since this time Denplan have launched a number of different products including Denplan Care, Denplan Essentials, Denplan Membership and Plans for Children.

New In Whitewash Teeth Whitening StripsProfessional Effective Teeth Whitening for £50.00

Valley Dental Practice brings to you a new teeth whitening technique developed and formulated by UK dentists. WhiteWash Laboratories have designed professional whitening strips with non-slip technology that mould to the shape of your teeth.

The premium advanced formula from their Silver Range, includes slow-release whitening ingredients for a more effective result which is enamel safe. WhiteWash Professional Whitening Strips offer a convenient and simple teeth whitening solution. You can even whiten on the go!

Cerec CrownsOver the past few years our Associate, Dr Botha has been able to introduce a number of new treatments into the practice. The latest of these uses his in house Cerec machine to make same day crowns and inlays.

A crown, which is sometimes called a cap, is an artificial tooth restoration which fits over the remaining part of your tooth to make it strong and give it the shape of a natural tooth. They are made to protect the tooth from breaking down following root canal treatment, or if a tooth is heavily filled, fractured or broken. Crowns can also be used for cosmetic purposes to help improve the appearance of your teeth and smile.