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Air-Flow Polishing

March 18, 2020

We all love that dentist feeling of clean and now that feeling has got even better thanks to a revolution in dental technology. The innovative AirFlow polishing is an electrical machine that cleans and polishes the teeth with a mixture of water, compressed air and fine powder particles. This method is superior to traditional polishing…

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Annual Life Support Training

November 29, 2019

Here at Stapenhill Dental Care our team members are committed to ongoing learning and training. November’s training day saw our staff come together for a full days training on medical emergencies and life support. We also covered the emergency drug box, use of a defibrillator and how to perform CPR. It’s a CQC requirement for…

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Ways to brighten your smile on these dull winter days!

November 15, 2019

It’s cold and dull outside, but that doesn’t mean your teeth can’t shine bright this winter! If you’re worried that your teeth could be brighter here are some ways that we can help you bring some serious sparkle to your smile. Dental hygiene service If your smile is lacking that healthy glow, or your teeth…

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Alistair celebrates his recovery

October 31, 2019

October saw a year pass since Alistair’s life-threatening accident. This time last year Alistair was in a coma with over 33 broken bones following his high-speed accident at Donnington Race Track. In true Alistair style, he marked the occasion by competing in a Wolf Run. Yes, you read that correctly a Wolf Run!!! The run…

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Staff at Stapenhill Dental Care turn into a wolf pack!

August 4, 2016

The team from Stapenhill Dental Care recently turned to their wild side to help raise funds for charity. The pack competed in a gruelling 10km ’Wolf Run’, an off-road obstacle run in rural Warwickshire to raise funds for St Giles Hospital. Competitors of the Wolf Run climb, jump, wade, crawl, swim and run across 10km…

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Your lifelong guide to ‘perfect teeth without the grief’

The Mail on Sunday’s review pages yesterday included a two-page feature with tips for maintaining good oral health. The item, which included comments from dental experts, featured advice on brushing technique, dental treatment, diet, and what equipment to use. The feature included a quote from the BDA’s Dr Stuart Johnston who talked about amalgam fillings….

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NHS spends £1bn a year treating patients who could go private

Almost £1 billion a year is being forfeited by the NHS because hospitals are spending their cash treating patients with private medical insurance who could be paying for their care, the Independent reports. Nearly one in three patients receiving NHS hospital treatment is privately insured and could have the cost paid for by their insurer,…

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Poor receiving worst GP care, study shows

Today’s Guardian reports on a study by the King’s Fund health thinktank showing that Londoners and people in deprived areas receive the lowest-quality care by GPs. The study found that family doctors’ surgeries in London and England’s poorest areas operate in the least patient-friendly ways and their patients experience the smallest improvements in their condition….

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Dear Dr Hilary, My little girl has really bad breath…

The Sunday Sun’s Fabulous Magazine has printed a letter from a parent of a four-year-old, concerned about her daughter’s bad breath and whitish-yellow coating on her tongue. Dr Hilary advised the parent to ask the family’s GP to take a look at the child’s tonsils and check for signs of enlarged adenoid glands or nasal…

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Orangufang

Today’s Sun includes an image and short item on an Orang-Utan who has taught herself to use a toothbrush to clean her teeth. The piece also includes a brief analysis of the animal’s brushing technique from a dental healthcare professional. http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/4651463/Orangutan-called-Siswi-amazes-by-using-a-toothbrush-to-clean-her-teeth.html

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