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  • Why Are Dental Crowns Needed?

    Sometimes teeth need more than filling material to keep them looking their best and prevent the tooth decaying any further, in this instance dentists often turn to dental crowns. This is a tooth-shaped “cap” that is placed over the tooth to restore the shape, size, strength and improve the appearance.   Why Are Dental Crowns Needed? Dental crowns are needed and used for a number of reasons: Protects weak teeth from decaying and breaking…

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  • The Symptoms and Treatments of Gum Disease

    We’ve all seen toothpaste adverts on TV and heard from our dentist about the dangers of gum disease, but what actually is it? And how can we spot it, treat it and prevent it in the first place? We’ve put together a list of the common ways to spot gum disease as well as how we can prevent or treat it. What is Gum Disease? Gum disease is caused by a buildup of a sticky substance called plaque. Plaque contains bacteria, some of which is…

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  • What Are The Different Types Of Dental Bridges?

    There are four types of dental bridges; traditional, cantilever, maryland and implant-supported. All these dental bridges work to provide the patient with a good bite grip when eating and protect the gums underneath from damage due to the pressure applied when eating.    They are often the most popular solution to a confident smile and healthy eating bite when an adult is missing one or more missing teeth, but what exactly does each dental…

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  • Fitting For VeneersWhat Are The Benefits Of Cosmetic Dentistry?

    Cosmetic dentistry covers a lot of different products and procedures, but they all have one aim – to give you the smile you have always dreamed of. However, did you know that there are actually lots of benefits to cosmetic dentistry and that the perfect smile is not the only positive outcome from it?   Improved Diet Cosmetic dentistry is not just for superficial appearances, it can help improve an individual’s diet. An uneven bite…

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  • Woman's White Christmas SmileChristmas Teeth Whitening Gifts

    We can all feel self-conscious about how our teeth look, whether it be about their alignment or colour, and Christmas is a time of year we all want to look our best. In truth, our teeth are affected by everyday wear and tear that can leave stubborn stains, and the natural bright, white shade becomes darkened. Want to reawaken that gleaming smile of yours? Shifnal Dental Care has two ways of bringing the sparkle back to your teeth in time for…

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  • Laura’s Invisalign Diary: Month 11

    Yes, the country is still in lockdown so I have not been to the dentist at all this month either, my teeth are doing fine and I have only 2 more sets to go! (that is if I don’t need any more corrections that might be made, but I’ll have to find out that once I see my dentist again) I still hope everyone is keeping safe with social distancing in their minds and I also would like to give out my sympathies to anyone who is or has a relative…

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  • Woman being shown tooth implant optionsAll you need to know about dental implants

    There are many options available to you if you would like to replace your missing teeth and get that smile that you have always dreamed of. One of those options is denture implants. Dental implants provide you with a long term solution to replace your missing teeth. You can see one of our patients’ fantastic results below: What is a dental implant?  Dental implants are titanium screws that are placed surgically into the jawbone by your…

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  • Laura’s Invisalign Diary: Month 10

    If you are considering orthodontic treatment, but don’t like the idea of having fixed braces, then Invisalign may be the perfect solution for you. Laura, one of our current patients, is keeping a diary about her journey to achieving straighter teeth. Read about her Invisalign experience today! Hi welcome back to my Invisalign blog, yes lockdown has started and unfortunately that means I’m almost definitely not going to have a check-up on how…

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  • What Is Considered A Dental Emergency During COVID-19?

    The way dental practices operate has changed over the last few months due to the unforeseen circumstances of COVID-19, meaning that for a while only emergency dental procedures and appointments could be done. Thankfully with some of the restrictions placed on dentistry being lifted gradually many of us can begin to operate a more extensive range of services, however emergency and urgent care remains a high priority. This change has led many to…

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  • Laura’s Invisalign Diary: Month 9

    If you are considering orthodontic treatment, but don’t like the idea of having fixed braces, then Invisalign may be the perfect solution for you. Laura, one of our current patients, is keeping a diary about her journey to achieving straighter teeth. Read about her Invisalign experience today! Can you believe it has been nine months since I have started this journey – I swear it feels more like nine weeks but at the same time I cant…

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