According to research, 7 out of 10 people do not visit their dental hygienist regularly. This can be due to a number of factors. Modern life getting busier, fear, procrastination or maybe you’re unsure of why visiting your hygienist would have any benefit. Why go to them, when you’ve seen your dentist?
You’ve probably heard of a hygienist, but perhaps you’re not sure how the services a hygienist offers is different to that of a dentist? Perhaps you are aware that you should have regular appointments with the hygienist in Worthing, but would prefer to see a dentist instead, mainly because you understand the role of the… Read More
How well do you understand what your teen is going through? If you’re a parent to a teenager, it’s been a few years since you were a teenager yourself, so you may not remember the awkwardness you felt when hormonal changes took place.
How well do you understand what your teen is going through? If you’re a parent to a teenager, it’s been a few years since you were a teenager yourself, so you may not remember the awkwardness you felt when hormonal changes took place. The I newspaper recently summed up the next generation as more open… Read More
A dental hygienist’s primary function is to ensure your teeth and gums remain clean and healthy. They will check that any minor dental or hygiene problems you are experiencing are resolved before they develop into a more serious situation. The two most common oral issues your Worthing dental hygienist can keep at bay are gum… Read More
Dentistry IQ magazine has remarked upon the rise in orthodontic procedures; up by 34%, in recent years. Is this because photos shared by friends and family on social media is forcing people to up their game when it comes to their teeth? After all, with so many effective restorative and alignment dental treatments available, what’s… Read More
Model Winnie Harlow has been quoted in many style magazines this week, giving her support for Invisalign braces. The points she makes is that if beauty is important for your career, or the confidence you have in your looks is important for your happiness, then why shouldn’t you wear braces. She was, we believe, addressing… Read More
Many of us are guilty of habits that we suspect, or even know, may damage our teeth. Yet we still do them. Why? Is it because we know modern cosmetic dentistry techniques will restore our teeth to their former glory so we can afford to be lazy? They can by the way! Our dental practice… Read More
When we look at traditional braces, it seems obvious to us how they can be used to move teeth into a more flattering position. Brackets, which are bonded to the tooth surfaces, hold the wires in place. The wires are then periodically tightened by your dentist in Steyning, in order to maintain a constant pressure… Read More
Many of us notice our teeth shifting their positions over time. This is due to the daily chewing and biting motions we make over many years. Once teeth move out of alignment, or if your teenage son or daughter’s adult teeth have developed in crooked positions, our talented dentists here at Downhouse Dental in Worthing… Read More