When was the last time you did something kind for a stranger? Last month a member of our team donated her stem cells to a patient with blood cancer. Sophie joined Anthony Nolan stem cell register 2 years ago and was delighted when she found out earlier this year that she was a potential match… Continue reading World Kindness Day 2019
At Southport Road we want to prove to our patients that going to the dentist doesn’t have to be a negative experience. There are so many people out there who fear the dentist, even people who, to look at, you would never imagine could be scared of anything... so do not feel alone! A new… Continue reading Why you should say goodbye to Fear
NEVER too old to smile with confidence Did you know that braces have been around since the 18th century? Today they're more popular than ever, especially with the adult population. Many adults are now looking to invest in a straighter smile, with the motivation to feel more confident about the appearance of their teeth. Some… Continue reading Am I too old for braces?
What is fluoride? Fluoride is a naturally occurring mineral found in water in varying amounts, depending on where in the UK you live. It is commonly used in dentistry to strengthen enamel, which is the outer layer of your teeth. Fluoride can help prevent tooth decay, which is why it's added to many brands of… Continue reading Our Guide to Fluoride
If you haven’t been to the dentist in a long time and you’re terribly worried about what the dentist may think of you, you must know that we’re not here to judge you! At Southport Road we would rather someone who has never been to the dentist come to us rather than to live the… Continue reading Nowhere to go but UP
At Southport Road we focus on giving you teeth for life as we believe your smile can be your greatest accessory! This is why we give you plenty of advice on care, including brushing, diet and the need for regular check-ups to spot problems early on! Of course, we could just give you a full… Continue reading Teeth for Life, not just for Christmas!
Whiter teeth mean healthier teeth The colour of your teeth doesn't necessarily mean that they are healthy teeth! Even though a whiter and brighter smile can give you a boost of self-confidence, ensuring that you have healthy teeth and mouth should always be the priority! Bleeding gums are normal- it happens to everybody! Bleeding gums is often a… Continue reading Common Myths Busted
With a little bit of creativity, you can make teeth brushing fun rather than a chore! Every parent knows that getting their children to brush their teeth can sometimes be hard work. We know all the tricks in the book and are especially familiar with the 'wet the toothbrush' trick! It's very important to take… Continue reading 5 Way to Make Brushing Fun for Kids
Gum disease in patients is not unusual. It’s about time we stop treating our gums as the sidekick to the teeth and start taking care of our gums, like we would our teeth! Rashmi treats many cases. She says, “Following treatment, we actually get comments such as ‘I just feel better within myself, not just… Continue reading Gums are not the sidekick!
Congratulations, you got the job! "A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.” It’s a job you might have never even thought about before. You didn’t sign up for it, you didn’t have to go to university and endure 5 grueling years of dental school and you didn’t have… Continue reading You are your doggy’s dentist!
Here are some frequently asked questions regarding the process of a smile analysis meeting that you may find useful... What is this appointment for? Our free consultations with our friendly Smile Advisor can be very useful for patients who are perhaps slightly nervous or for patients who would like to know about different treatment options. … Continue reading What to expect from your Smile Analysis appointment