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December 11, 2019

From the 1930’s to the 1950’s, patients were prescribed cigarettes by the doctor, as they weren’t looked at as dangerous as they are now. The cause of this was because tobacco brands hired throat doctors to explain that dust, germs and lack of menthol were to blame whe...

December 2, 2019

What is Gum Disease?

In 2015, approximately 538 million people were affected by gum disease worldwide. So what is it all about? Gum disease can also know as periodontal disease.

A build-up of plaque can cause the gums to become red, swollen and inflamed. This can lead to...

November 12, 2019

What is PRP?

Platelet Rich Plasma is a substance that is thought to promote healing when injected. Researchers have produced PRP by isolating plasma from blood and concentrating it. The idea is that injecting PRP into damaged tissue will stimulate your body to grow new,...

October 14, 2019

Rabies is a serious viral infection that is spread to humans by being bitten, scratched or licked on a wound or mucous membrane by an infected animal. The infection causes inflammation of the brain and nervous system. It is always fatal once symptoms develop, but can b...

August 19, 2019

Dental decay (or caries) are holes that form in the teeth.

Dental decay  happens because of plaque, which is sticky and clings to the teeth. Plaque is a combination of bacteria, acid, food debris and saliva. Acid is formed when you eat carbohydrates like bread, sweets,...

April 17, 2019

We are very excited to have our new Airflow polisher here at Best Health Clinics, Hornchurch, Essex.
It is very effective and powerful jet of water, air and powder, which polishes all the surfaces of the teeth, removing any stains from cigarettes, red wine, food colour...

April 15, 2019

Going on holiday? Have you packed all the essentials? It is a good idea to make a check list to make sure nothing important is forgotten. Here is a quick list of items you may want to take in your luggage. Remember any liquids greater than 100ml cannot go in your hand...

April 12, 2019

Are you brushing your teeth first before flossing?

According to the Oral Health Organisation we should first floss before brushing, as a new research has shown that cleaning in between the teeth before brushing is the most effective way to clean our teeth. Using floss f...

April 11, 2019

Physical & Emotional Stress

Hair loss can be triggered and accelerated by rapid weight loss, being ill, undergoing surgery or suffering from medical conditions such as having a low blood count or thyroid abnormalities (under/overactive) as well as emotional stress. It i...

April 10, 2019

Brushing the teeth is an important part of the daily routine. To have healthy mouth, brushing must be done twice a day for 2 minutes-once before bed and one other time during the day.

SOME TIPS FOR YOU:

- Choose a brush with small head and soft bristles.

-Use fluoride too...

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