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  • Laura’s Invisalign Diary: Month 7

    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! Month 7: Start Of January Happy new year!! Unfortunately, the end of December didn’t go very well with my aligners: it turns out my aligners were…

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  • Laura’s Invisalign Diary: Month 6

    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! Month 6: Start of December This month my Invisaligns sets really hurt , probably because they were a bigger change to my teeth compared to all the…

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  • How Does Smoking Affect My Mouth?

    According to Cancer Research UK about 15% of Adults in the UK currently smoke. We all know that smoking is bad for you, but do these people actually know the effect smoking can have on your mouth? As always, it is vitally important that you attend regular, bi-annual dental appointments. It is even more important when you smoke, so that your dentist can monitor the effect this habit is having on your oral health. Let’s explore some of the…

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  • Laura’s Invisalign Diary: Month 5

    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! Month 5: Start Of November This month I went to the dentist for a check-up, Dr Hughes told me everything was fine with my teeth, all my attachments were…

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  • Laura’s Invisalign Diary: Month 4

    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!   Month 4: Start Of October   Invisalign has become a normal part of my life now: I brush my teeth and wash the aligner when I wake up, the…

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  • Why Do I Need To Go To The Dentist If I Am Not In Any Pain?

    Dental checks are recommended every six months, but many people wonder why they need to have these check-ups twice a year, often thinking that they get in the way of their daily routine. Well, let us explain exactly why we insist on a check-up every six months! A check-up allows your dentist to see if you have any problems and helps you to keep your mouth healthy. Leaving complications untreated could make them more difficult to treat in the…

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  • Our Top Tips To Help You Practice Good Oral Hygiene At Home

    Looking after your teeth should be an important part of your daily routine. Taking care of your teeth properly will ensure that you prevent any potential dental problems that could come to fruition in the future. And of course, we all want to make sure our smile looks its best!   Here are our ten top tips to help you achieve good oral hygiene at home: Don’t go to bed without brushing your teeth Neglecting to brush teeth at night is a…

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  • Laura’s Invisalign Diary: Month 3

    Looking for orthodontic treatment that doesn’t involve fixed braces? Invisalign may be the perfect solution for you. Laura, one of our current patients, is keeping a diary about her Invisalign journey. Read about her experience today!   Month 3: Start Of September   At the very end of the last month, I had a dentist appointment to get these attachments put onto my teeth and to get the next four aligners. The attachments did not…

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  • Laura’s Invisalign Diary: Month 2

    Are you considering orthodontic treatment, but don’t like the idea of having fixed braces? Then Invisalign may be the perfect solution for you, clear retainer braces that gradually move the teeth. Laura, one of our current patients, is keeping a diary about her Invisalign experience. Here is the next instalment:   Month 2: Start Of August   As I was on school holidays for the whole of August, I found that it was harder trying to…

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  • Laura’s Invisalign Diary: Month 1

    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 Invisalign experience.   Month 1: Start Of July   I have been wearing my Invisalign for about 4 weeks now, I had them put on at Shifnal Dental Care by Dr Amy Hughes. When I first put them on it was the weirdest feeling and I…

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June 05 2020 Update – Reopening Soon!

We are excited to be preparing for our return to the practice as soon as possible after the 8th June.  We know it is important to keep our patients as informed as possible and we wanted to let you know there will be some slight changes in your visits during the next few months.

Shifnal Dental Care has always adhered to the rigorous cross infection procedures set out by the governing bodies and all of our team members are highly trained in all aspects of cross infection control.  However, there are some additional Covid-19 procedures to follow and one of these is the social distancing rules that we have all become used to over the last couple of months.

You will receive information  before your appointment, this may be via email or via the post or a telephone conversation this will include some details you will need to complete before attending.  This will help us to continue to keep our patients and teams safe.

Things to know about your next appointment:

  • Before leaving home please remember to brush your teeth, use the toilet and wash your hands for 20 seconds before leaving.
  • Please bring the minimal number of belongings with you.
  • Please phone us once you have arrived in the carpark.
  • Please wait in your car or by the door and we will call you in as soon as possible.
  • Please attend unaccompanied unless you require a carer or parent.
  • On entry into the practice – we will have a welcome point and a member of our team will take your temperature, ask you to sanitise your hands.
  • In the surgery , we will be wearing full PPE- please do not be worried it is still us!
  • Before you leave the surgery we will ask you to sanitise your hands.
  • When you leave the surgery we will begin the disinfection and sterilisation process of the surgery.
  • Payments and future bookings will be organised at reception keeping within the social distancing rules.
  • On leaving the premises we will ask you to sanitise your hands and we will look forward to seeing you again!

We hope you understand that this is for everyone’s safety and we would appreciate your patience and cooperation as we negotiate these difficult times.