Top 5 Myths About Teeth Staining

Having pearly white teeth is often seen as a sign of health, perpetuated by Hollywood films. While teeth aren’t meant to be completely white, some food and drink can make them more yellow or stained. You might not be aware of what food and beverages are damaging your teeth and, here at Bay Dental, we’re separating myth from facts!

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Packed Lunches: Are you Accidentally Killing Your Children’s Teeth?

Making a packed lunch for your child can be a difficult task. You want to give them all the nutrition you can but a lot of foods can be harmful to your child’s teeth and gums. A lot of food that children enjoy are high in sugars, and often the products you think are healthy, are causing decay and cavities.

Trying to find the balance between creating a packed lunch your child will enjoy and one that is healthy can seem daunting, especially with the worry that you may be causing future problems for their teeth. Continue reading

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The Health of Your Toothbrush: When Should You Change?

Maintaining a healthy toothbrush is one of the most important things to do in terms of dental hygiene. If you don’t have a healthy toothbrush, then you won’t heave healthy teeth; simple.

So, when is the best time for you to change your toothbrush? We at Bay Dental know how important it is, so here are a few signs when you should change your unhealthy toothbrush for a brand new one.

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Benefits of an Excellent Dental Plan

Having a great dental plan ensures you receive the best possible dental health care, which helps you to save on costs and feel confident about your dental health. We know how important it is to receive the correct and expert information about your dental health, which is why we support Denplan.

In addition to its main benefits, having an excellent dental plan brings you a wide range of benefits.

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Denplan: 3 Frequently Asked Patient Questions

Here at Bay Dental, we’re proud to support Denplan; not only is this a fantastic payment plan for our patients to get involved with, but it ensures that our dentists can give you the best possible care, too!

However, not everyone knows about the benefits of Denplan – or even that it exists! We get a lot of questions about the Denplan payment schemes, so we’ve decided to answer some of the most common right here on our blog!

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Are Tooth Whitening Procedures Safer than Over the Counter Kits?

While we all want beautiful, pearly-white teeth, it’s guaranteed that you’ve always wondered whether teeth whitening is actually safe.

There are so many horror stories out there on the internet, especially when it comes to home whitening kits, but we’re here to assure you that the procedures that we use here at Bay Dental are completely safe – and more importantly can help you achieve those sparkling white teeth!

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Aftercare Following Your Teeth Whitening Treatment

If you’ve taken the plunge and opted to undergo our fantastic teeth whitening treatment to get a sparkling smile, you’ll want to make sure that you’re doing all in your power to keep your teeth as white and pearly as possible following the treatment.

Understanding what is expected of you following the treatment with regards to keeping your teeth as white as they are once your treatment is complete is important – after all, we want you to keep them as gleamingly white for as long as possible! Don’t worry, it’s quite difficult to stain your teeth again, but it’s always good to be cautious!

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Incorporating Teeth Whitening into Your Daily Routine

Teeth whitening is a cosmetic procedure that can give you outstanding results that wouldn’t be achieved any other way. However, it isn’t something that you just do once and leave it at that; you have to incorporate teeth whitening into your daily routine to ensure that you maintain that healthy, white smile.

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Merry Christmas from Bay Dental!

We can’t believe that it’s only two days until Christmas Eve – it only seems like a few weeks ago we were just settling in to the start of autumn!

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The Science Behind Teeth Whitening

Teeth whitening focuses on enhancing someone’s smile through science and high quality treatments. However, they are considered by the NHS to be a cosmetic procedure, meaning that they are traditionally completed by private practices. But what is the science behind the teeth whitening procedure?

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