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  • To be honest I was a bit apprehensive about returning to work at the Dental Barn. I wasn’t worried that we couldn't do the dentistry, because I absolutely knew we could. But the problem was how were we going to manage all the new things that we have to do and still have the same calm and relaxed feel to the practice....

  • I have been waiting for Boris to make his statement before I write this blog. However, with very little information to help patients or practices here it is. When will practices re open? - How long is a piece of string? It all depends on the guidance from our Chief Dental Officer as to when we can reopen. My practice is getting ready to be open sometime in June, but it could be July!...

  • I am often asked about Tooth Whitening (bleaching) and whether it’s safe to have done. My answer is always “we have decades of research from the USA which has consistently shown that there is no damage to the tooth structure or soft tissues of the mouth or throat”...

  • So here I am sitting in the hairdressers waiting for my grey to be turned back to ginger! It’s expensive to come here, but I pay willingly and return every 6 weeks to my trusted stylist Jenny. It’s got me thinking. Why do I like......

  • Over the last few months we have been making changes to make our practice ‘greener’. Unfortunately, the Care Quality Commission who we must bow down to, have a real thing for single use plastics! So here is our A-Z of green changes Amalgam We use......

  • We had a lady in last week for a ‘coffee and chat’ who said she had been stalking me for 6 months! After being a bit taken a back, I asked her what she meant.   “You see I’ve been looking at all your Facebook......

  • Smiling is a powerful tool and a good smile can contribute to success in relationships, businesses and helps boost self-confidence. More than 30% of people smile more than 30 times a day and children can smile up to 400 times a day. Being embarrassed to......

  • You’re in a rush to get to the dentist, you can’t find a parking space and you’ve got no change for the machines, sound familiar. The worst thing is that you arrive for your appointment and you’re already stressed and soaking wet as you forgot......

  • People often live with a tooth gap even though when they see themselves in photos, it’s the one thing that they hate about themselves. Smiles and teeth have rocketed up the ‘what’s the first thing people notice about you’ list. It is in the top......

  • Sometimes you come across a small person that needs all the confidence boosting you can muster. These are patients that need lots of extra care because already in their short life they have been ‘put off’ going to the dentist. There can be all sorts......

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