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Author: Mike Allen

Children And Dental Phobia

Calm and happy kids means successful dental visits and a healthier mouth! Phobias are strange things and it can sometimes be difficult to understand where they have come from. Some phobias are common, such as a fear of flying or

Do You Trust Your Teeth?

Mike Allen looks at the problem of weakened teeth. As we get older, it is highly likely that we will have had some dental treatment and many cases, it might be quite a significant amount. The most common treatment is

Straighter Teeth Without Seeing A Dentist?

An American company is coming to the UK, apparently offering online orthodontics (braces). At Mike Allen’s Dental Practice, we are positively in favour of new technologies working for the benefit of our patients.It can help both accuracy of diagnosis as

How Often Should You See A Dental Hygienist?

Local dentist Mike Allen offers his thoughts on this sometimes underused facility. From a young age, we are told that going to see the dentist (however much we don’t want to) is essential if we want to have healthy teeth

Preventing Decay Between Your Teeth

This is a common area for cavities to form. Burton dentist Peter Reece offers advice on how to avoid it. Tooth decay is one of the most common dental problems that we see at our practice. It can be caused

What Happens To Your Teeth When You Become Ill?

How common illnesses like colds and flu can have a detrimental effect on your teeth. Although dosing up on vitamin C, washing your hands frequently and avoiding people that you know have a cold, might help to keep down the

What Causes Morning Breath, And Bad Breath During The Rest Of The Day?

How poor oral health care plays a role in us having ‘smelly breath’. The team of Burton On Trent dentists at Mike Allen’s Dental Practice quite frequently treat patients who have bad breath during their appointments.  It’s a real concern

Three Types Of Anxiety That Can Affect Dental Patients

Some tips for our Burton patients who suffer from this relatively common problem. Stress is increasingly common in our society. Although we may live a relatively privileged life in the West compared to some parts of the world, there are

What Causes Plaque And Tartar To Build Up On Our Teeth?

Burton dental hygienist, Alison Lowe, looks at the fundamentals of good oral care. As patients, most people probably focus on the condition of their teeth when it comes to their oral health care. This is more likely to be the

Mouth Cancer In The UK – A Report

Burton dentist, Mike Allen, looks at the conclusions of a new report. The Oral Health Foundation has very recently put out a new report entitled ‘State Of Mouth Cancer UK Report 2018/19. You can download the PDF version here if