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  • New Updates To Shifnal Dental Care’s Emergency Dental Appointment Service

    We provide emergency dental appointments during Shifnal Dental Care opening hours. Shifnal Dental Care provides a 30 minute emergency dental appointment for patients and non-registered patients. Non registered patients can book an appointment for just £99 with a £25 pre-paid deposit. When you are in need of an emergency appointment choose Shifnal Dental Care – we treat you like a friend. Use our simple online booking system to book your…

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  • A Guide to Aftercare Series – How to Care for Your New Teeth

    The day has finally arrived where you can fix that damaged tooth or straighten out your pearly whites to achieve the smile of your dreams, however masked by the elation caused by the final results, people often forget about the aftercare to ensure that their teeth stay perfect and healthy. Following the cosmetic treatment, the appearance of teeth will be pristine, although they can become damaged over time if they are not taken care of…

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  • A Definitive Guide To Effective Teeth Cleaning

    Dentists recommend a thorough 2 minute clean twice a day, with flossing and the occasional hygiene visit if and when needed. These are the basics we’ve always known, but when we clean our teeth out of routine without thinking about it, how can we be sure we’re ticking all the boxes? Toothbrush Electric or manual? Soft or hard bristles? There’s lots of choice when it comes to toothbrushes. Electric toothbrushes do clean teeth more…

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  • 6 Tips For Living With Braces

    According to the British Orthodontic Society, over 202,000 people started orthodontic treatment in England and Wales in 2014-15. With adult braces in particular increasing in popularity year on year, it’s important to not only look after your teeth during treatment, but also the brace and the rest of your mouth. Braces are the best way to achieve a lovely straight smile, and most people only have braces for a year or two, meaning the…

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  • Sensitive Teeth

    Teeth can become sensitive for many reasons, the most common being that the enamel that covers the teeth has begun to erode. When this enamel wears away, the dentin underneath becomes exposed. Small tunnels inside the tooth that link the dentin to the nerves are easily stimulated when the enamel wears away, resulting in pain and sensitivity. You may feel pain or discomfort when consuming hot or cold food and drinks, or breathing in cold air.…

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  • Summer Ready Teeth – Teeth Whitening Offer

    Teeth whitening from £177 at Shifnal Dental Care from the 5th of June to the 4th September! As the summer is fast approaching, many of us will be thinking about how we’ll look in our holiday pictures. Who doesn’t want shining white teeth in their holiday snaps? As well as preparing ourselves by hitting the gym and eating salads. If this sounds like you, why not take advantage of Shifnal Dental Care’s amazing teeth whitening offers to get…

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  • A Guide To Adult Braces

    Are you unhappy with the alignment of your teeth? Or maybe you had braces as a teenager and are underwhelmed with how your teeth look now. If you ever had braces as a teenager, you’ll probably remember having to endure them for 1-2 years accompanied with the pain staking task of choosing what colour your train tracks should be next. However, you’ll be pleased to hear that braces come in all kinds of discrete forms and in many cases can…

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  • Choosing The Right Toothbrush

    It’s time to choose a new toothbrush, but which one should you buy? Is it time to fork out for a fancy, self-timing electric toothbrush or should you stick with the standard manual toothbrush? As there is an extensive range of toothbrushes available to buy, we can understand the dilemma you may be in. A Brief History Of The Toothbrush The toothbrush has been around since 3000BC where the Ancient Egyptians used the end of a twig with frayed…

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  • Should You Have Your Wisdom Teeth Removed?

    Wisdom teeth have long been associated as a source of problems. So, why do we have them? It is believed our ancestors had larger jaws with more teeth. However, due to evolution, our mouths have become gradually smaller meaning we struggle to accommodate the extra teeth in adulthood. Adults can have up to 32 teeth, the wisdom teeth appearing last, right at the back of the mouth. These commonly appear between the ages of 17 and 25, although…

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  • importance_of_your_teethDo You Really Know The Importance of Your Teeth?

    Teeth… What do you do with your teeth? It’s obvious, right? You chew, bite and rip open a packet that your hands just aren’t capable of. But why overlook all the little things they do? Your teeth really do equate to a happy and healthy life. Our teeth play a vital part in our lives which is easy to overlook. This could be a contributing factor to the complacency some people have with the general upkeep of their teeth, as the real…

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