August 2016

Wisdom teeth: the whys and wherefores

Wisdom teeth tend to form during the late teens and early twenties. A throwback to an earlier era of human development, wisdom teeth are now superfluous at best and a very painful complication at worst. When should wisdom teeth be removed? As always, your dentist knows best. That moment will always occur before pain from Read More

Interdental brushes: the facts

Interdental brushes do exactly what it says on the tin: they’re designed to work between the teeth to remove food debris and plaque that ordinary toothbrushes can’t get to. Here at CK Dental in Bristol, we tend to think of them as a more precise (and reusable) upgrade of dental floss, and one that can Read More

How to get your kids over their fear of the dentist

Although dental care is very low on the list when it comes to your child’s health issues, it won’t be too long before they’ll need to be registered for treatment – and the importance of getting them into the routine can’t be overstated. A lot of adults with dentalphobia can point to a bad experience Read More

Can vaping affect your dental health?

You can’t fail to notice that thousands of regular smokers are switching from cigarettes to vaping. According to a government review in 2015, the current best estimate is that vaping is 95% less harmful than cigarette smoking, and the use of e-cigarettes is a proven aid to help smokers quit for good. Here at CK Read More

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