Keep your teeth on track this Christmas

‘Tis the season to be jolly, and for many of us that means letting go of all our food (and drink) hang-ups and gorging on mince pies, mulled wine, chocolate and all manner of sweet and savoury treats. While it’s nice to give yourself a break every now and again, it’s important to remember that Read More

Dreaming of a white Christmas?

OK, so it’s probably too late for this year, but for many of us the idea of having bright, white teeth – at Christmas time or any other – would be a dream come true. However, lots of people who secretly aspire to having their teeth whitened put of doing so time and time again Read More

Straight talk: why it’s never too late to embrace braces

‘Metal mouth’, ‘brace face’… most of us can remember the playground nicknames that brace wearers were called. However, increasing numbers of adults are turning to braces in their desire for the perfect smile. The rise in demand for adult orthodontics is a reflection of the increased confidence that comes with having perfectly straight teeth and Read More

MPs back the sugar tax

Leading dental charity, the British Dental Health Foundation, has welcomed the recent announcement by the Commons Health Select Committee that ‘bold and urgent’ action is needed to tackle child health issues, with a sugar tax as a key measure. Compelling evidence was presented to the committee that a sugar tax would protect children from two Read More

Teeth whitening – is it safe?

There has been a lot of media attention devoted to the dangers of teeth whitening recently, with reports that some beauty salons are continuing to offer the service illegally, even after having been prosecuted for doing so. This has understandably caused a lot of consternation among the general public, especially as the popularity of teeth Read More

Dental implants versus dentures: why pay more?

For most of the patients we see here at CK Dental in Bristol who are suffering from missing teeth, the one thing that is holding them back from opting for dental implants over dentures, or ‘false teeth’, is the cost. There is no denying that implants do come at a much higher price point than Read More

Invisalign: What’s in it for you?

We make a big deal of our Invisalign invisible braces system here at CK Dental in Bristol, but it may not be obvious to you, the patient, why Invisalign is preferable to traditional braces for teeth straightening. With that in mind, we wanted to outline exactly how Invisalign compares to metal braces, weighing up the Read More

Protect your teeth this Bonfire Night

We are entering into a dangerous time of year for teeth – from Halloween to Bonfire Night to Christmas, the shops are full of sugary treats and it can be difficult for the most self-disciplined of us to resist everything. So, what can we do to keep our teeth healthy this winter? And, more specifically, how can we persuade Read More

Dental implants – home or away?

Dental implants are fast becoming one of the most popular ways to deal with the problem of missing teeth, as they offer a secure, permanent solution without any of the hassle associated with false teeth. As their popularity rises however, so many people are seeking to cut costs by travelling abroad for the surgery. With Read More

Rugby players – protect your teeth!

The current Rugby World Cup has got a generation of young players excited about playing the great game, but it has also shed light on how important it is to protect them. The British Dental Health Foundation has issued a recommendation that all school-age rugby players should wear mouthguards on the playing field, after a survey Read More

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