Is Dental Insurance Cost Effective?

Posted on 30 June, 2019  in News
Dental insurance is intended to help you pay for your dental treatment, by offering you cover if you need to have dental treatment. In exchange for paying an excess, your treatment will be paid for by your insurance company. But is this a cost effective approach? Dental insurance is largely very popular because dental work is very expensive. You might find yourself needing some very expensive dental work, including fillings, root canal treatments and crowns if you break or crack a tooth. If you cannot afford to pay for it, insurance will ensure that you can. However, if you don’t need dental treatment often, insurance may not be cost effective...

Some Steps for Finding Your Ideal Dentist in Leicester

Posted on 23 February, 2019  in News
Finding the very best dentists Leicester can offer is going to be the aim of anyone in need of dental treatment in the Leicestershire area. There are lots of dental practices in the area, so you might find that you need to look long and hard before deciding on the practice you will select. There are lots of different ways you can decide on choosing a dentist in the Leicester area, depending on what you need to get from your dentist. To help, this guide will take you through some of the different things you should think about when finding a new dentist in Leicester, helping you to arrive at...

Consulting with a Dentist Ahead of a Cosmetic Procedure

Posted on 25 January, 2019  in News
Cosmetic dentistry offers you the chance to whiten your teeth, make them more straight and, in general, get the perfect smile without having to do more than pay a dentist to help you. However, it won’t be right for everyone. There are always risks involved with any kind of cosmetic procedure, especially those that could involve surgery. And if you decide to have a procedure, it’s important you understand whether the results will live up to your expectations. This is where the consultation comes in. It’s so important that you understand both what will happen during the procedure, and how your teeth will look at the end of it. A...

Do you Really Need your Teeth Whitening?

Posted on 19 December, 2018  in News
Teeth whitening treatments are popular in the UK, allowing you a simple way to brighten up your teeth. It is simple in that you can keep the whole of your own teeth, unlike with bridges or veneers. All that will happen is that your dentist will lighten your teeth using a solution, in a controlled environment.  Is it almost too easy to have your teeth whitened? It is now such an accessible treatment, it is worth really thinking about whether it is something you want. If it is not, the cost can be very high and you might be unwilling to pay it. You really must go to a professional...

How to Stay Calm at the Dentist

Posted on 18 August, 2018  in Dental Care
If you are a nervous patient, you will know just how stressful it can be going to the dentist. Luckily, there are some things you can do to help. Here are some tips for staying calm during your appointment: Make sure the dentist knows you are nervous. They will be able to reassure you and explain to you what they are doing, which can make it all seem a little less scary and unknown. Tell the receptionist when you are booking your appointment. Take deep breaths. This gives you something to focus on, and it is something you can do even whilst you are having your teeth examined. Breathe in...