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Smoking And Oral Health

  THE DISEASE WE USUALLY think of when we hear “health risks of smoking” is lung cancer, but the damage smoking can cause isn’t limited to the lungs. A smoking habit can do a lot of harm to oral health as well, far beyond merely staining the teeth and causing bad breath. Let’s take a look at some of the more common ways this can happen. Smoking Harms The Gums Periodontal …Read More

Five Quick Braces-Friendly Breakfast Ideas

  WHEN YOU HAVE BRACES, it can sometimes be tricky to find good food to eat that won’t put all those crucial brackets and wires at risk. Finding the right food is even trickier if you’ve just had your braces tightened and things are still a little tender. That’s why we’re dedicating an entire blog post to giving you great braces-friendly breakfast ideas to satisfy your stomach while soothing your sore …Read More

Preparing Your Smile For The Big Day

YOU’VE DREAMED OF THIS day your whole life. You have the ring and the fiancé, the planning is going well, and you’re down to the last few details. Bridals are coming up, and then the wedding itself. You realize there’s something you need to do before you have hundreds of pictures taken of you: perfect your smile! Whitening: Home Versus Professional When it comes to teeth whitening, strips, toothpastes, and rinses are the …Read More

Know Your Orthodontic Hardware

SOMETIMES, HAVING BRACES can make things feel a bit crowded in your mouth, but every piece of orthodontic hardware serves an important purpose in getting you the straight, healthy smile you deserve! Let’s take a look at some of the most common ones. The Main Attraction: Braces Before adding any additional appliances, braces themselves have a few different components. There are the brackets cemented to your teeth, the archwire that goes across all the brackets …Read More

European Damon Forum 2017

Our Practice Principal, Dr Amal Maizar, attended the European Damon Forum Event last week where she joined world-renowned experts, peers, and friends. The event featured three days of personalized education paths, one-on-one networking opportunities, and comprehensive clinical and practice management sessions. The Forums Main Sessions were held with the special attendance of Dr. Dwight Damon (The designer of the Damon System Braces) where all participants where given the opportunity to …Read More

Staff Training Day

Epsom & Guildford Orthodontics attended a staff training day on Friday, 16th June, organised by OrthoProgress. Once again, a fantastic & informative day where Philip Johnstone from Dental Protection gave a lecture on Consent & Record taking. We then split into two groups, the Clinical team underwent a Cross Infection Control Workshop with Jackie Entwistle from Schulke and the Admin team took part in a Fire Warden Course which was …Read More

Closed for Staff Training – 16/06/2017

Epsom Orthodontics will be closed on Friday, 16th June due to staff training and will re-open on Monday, 19th June at 08:00am. In the event of an extreme emergency that cannot wait until the surgery opens, please call the practice on 01372 749040 for guidance. Thank you!

Closed for May Bank Holiday!

Please note, due to the May Bank Holiday, Epsom Orthodontics will be closed on Monday 29th May and will reopen on Tuesday, 30th May at 8:00am. If you have an emergencies outside of these hours please call the practice on 01372 749040 and the Voice-Mail will guide you further. Thank you. We hope you enjoy the long weekend!

It’s National Smile Month!

National Smile Month highlights three key messages, all of which go a long way in helping us develop and maintain a healthy mouth. They are: Brush your teeth last thing at night and on at least one other occasion with a fluoride toothpaste. Cut down on how often you have sugary foods and drinks. Visit your dentist regularly, as often as they recommend.