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Author: Mike Allen

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

Options For Restoring Or Replacing Damaged Rear Teeth

Our molar teeth take a lot of strain and can be prone to problems. Every day, when we eat, all of our teeth are set to work, biting off chunks of food, breaking it down into smaller pieces, then chewing

Please Spare A Thought For Your Dentist!

Dentists are here to help you have healthy teeth and gums. Here are some ways that you can help us 🙂 At Mike Allen’s Dental Practice, we pride ourselves on doing all that we can to help our Burton patients

Dental Implants – Is The Procedure Painful?

Mike Allen looks at why some patients are deterred from having implants, and why they shouldn’t be. We have covered in earlier blogs, how beneficial dental implants can be, especially in the longer term. No more fiddling about having to

Five Things You Shouldn’t Do At Your Dental Appointment

Detrimental habits we may have when appointment time is due! Whether you are a nervous patient or not, the likelihood is that you aren’t particularly looking forward to your dental appointment. Even those with generally healthy teeth and a good

Getting Rid Of Plaque

Burton dental hygienist, Antonia Kemp, discusses effective treatments. Many of you will have seen various advertisements for toothpastes that claim to get rid of plaque, as well as generally cleaning your teeth. This is slightly misleading though as plaque, or

Can Minor Dental Issues Ever Be ‘Acceptable’?

Dr Mike Allen discusses this question, and the possible consequences of taking this approach. Most patients of Mike Allen’s Dental Practice come to see us every six months or so for their regular check ups. If a significant problem occurs

Are You Afraid Of Seeing A Dentist?

Dental phobia is a significant problem that can have a profound impact on your teeth and gums. Any phobia is unpleasant. They can often produce unwanted symptoms such as profuse sweating, a racing heartbeat, or even full blown floods of

Planning A Fantastic Smile For 2019

Burton dentist Mike Allen offers some thoughts on how you can improve your smile in the New Year (with a little festive humour at the end)! Christmas is coming and the goose may be getting fat, but most of us