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The health benefits of dental implants

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Everyone wants a healthy and happy smile. We want our teeth to look, feel, and function at their best, but sometimes life has other plans for us. Whether through accident, trauma, or health issues, a missing tooth can drastically affect your confidence in smiling but also your dental health. How do dental implants, a permanent… Read More

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Can Invisalign fix my bite?

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We talk a lot about transforming smiles here at Down House Dental, but braces began with correcting teeth first, smiles second. While the two have become inseparable now, a lot of patients still want to get their treatment and money’s worth by improving their bite while the work to achieve their new smile. Of course,… Read More

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Maintaining your dental health this Christmas

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There’s so much going on at Christmas, some things just slip your mind or fall down your priority list. One of those things might be your dental hygiene routine, right? Don’t worry, we understand that there’s a lot on at this time of year – school plays, present shopping, and organising your own social and… Read More

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What do bleeding gums mean?

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A dental practice doesn’t just look at your teeth, we pay attention to your gums too. Gums are often overlooked in home dental care, but they’re an important part of your dental health. Here at Down House Dental Practice, we want to share to valuable information on the meaning of bleeding gums, unhealthy gum symptoms… Read More

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Home teeth whitening for a brighter smile

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A survey by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry revealed that 50% of participants believed that discoloured teeth were a sign of poor hygiene. This is obviously a very upsetting reveal if your own teeth have yellowed with age, as they naturally do, or through no fault of your own, you have stains on your… Read More

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The causes of bad breath

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We’re sure that after coffee, a garlic-y dish, or a particularly strong serving of food that we’ve all noticed a little twinge in our breath. This is normal, but if this twinge continues to be present then we may be suffering from something a little more sinister than just well-seasoned food. Bad breath, or halitosis,… Read More

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The Dental Implant Process

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When it comes to restorative dentistry, it doesn’t get much more life changing than dental implants. The fixed porcelain implant is a perfect match for your mouth and eliminates the constant removing and inserting of dentures. You’re given a brand-new mouth which is permanently yours. At Down House Dental in Steyning, our principal dental surgeon,… Read More

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What foods are bad for my teeth?

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The saying “you are what you eat” is even more irritating when you realise how true it is. In terms of the health of your teeth, the health of your food choices is extremely apparent. Your dentist can very clearly see what you’ve been eating by the amount of plaque coating your teeth. After we… Read More

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