Dreading the chocolate rush this Easter?

Why not try a few healthier and fun alternatives… If you still want to have the excitement of an Easter egg hunt in the garden without all the chocolate, try making and then hiding beautiful 3D paper eggs. Here is how to make them – it’s very easy and a great activity for even little […]

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To rinse or not to rinse….. that is the question!

Confused about the do’s and don’ts of tooth brushing? Everybody rinses with water after brushing, don’t they? How else are you supposed to get rid of excess toothpaste and any debris floating around in your mouth. Should we rinse after brushing or not? Opinions are divided, so let’s have a look at the argument for […]

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November is Mouth Cancer Action Month

Mouth cancer can affect anyone. Have you noticed any changes in your mouth? Three signs and symptoms you shouldn’t ignore: Mouth ulcers which do not heal in three weeks Red and white patches in your mouth Unusual lumps or swellings in your mouth or head and neck area If you are not sure, don’t delay, […]

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Patient Testimonial – November 2016

I wish to thank Dr. Michael and his nurse for providing this old American gringo such great service and care in restoring my tooth to its proper shape and purpose. They did an excellent job of turning an unpleasant situation for me into my happy dance. I guess I can go back to my Snickers […]

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Patient Testimonial – October 2016

I’ve been going to the Westgate Dental Clinic for more than 20 years and continue to be very happy.  Six monthly hygienist appointments and dental check-ups are painless, in every way, while keeping teeth and gums healthy.  Emergency situations have been covered and treated successfully even when my dental surgeon was away.   A sincere […]

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Another Great Reason to Stop Smoking

After the smoking ban in public places was implemented, most people suspected that it was only a matter of time before smoking in other places came under scrutiny. From the 1st October 2015, it will be illegal to smoke in a vehicle in England and Wales, with anyone under the age of 18 present . […]

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Mouthguards for Sport

With the new school year in full swing and the Rugby World Cup about to start, a  mouthguard  should be one of the first items in your child’s sports kit bag! The Dental Health Foundation has just published an article about the importance of wearing a well-fitting mouthguard when playing a contact sport, or a […]

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Baby Annie

Christie has been with our practice since August 2008.  Many of you will remember her starting with us as a receptionist and then rejoining us upon completing her studies and graduating as a Dental hygienist. Christie has now taken maternity leave, I am sure you will be as delighted as we are to hear of […]

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