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Facts About Teeth!!

Most of us take our teeth for granted, we don’t realise what damage we do to our teeth and how precious they really are, it’s not until something goes wrong we realise how much we rely on our them.  Having bad teeth can have an effect on our overall health; they have...

Teething Toddlers

On average, between the age of 1years old – 16 months and again at 20 months – 2 and a half years, your little ones will become a very whiney, fussy, tired and hungry little babies. This is the toddle teething time!! Your babies first year molars are starting to...

Scared of the Dentist?

Having a phobia of the dentist can be due to a number of reasons, everyone has a different experience good and bad. Most people are scared of the dentist from having bad experiences either as a child or with their previous dentist. It could also be just the smell in...

Electric Toothbrush VS Manual

Parrock Street Dental are now proud to announce that we now have in stock the NEW Philips Sonicare, the newest toothbrush on the block. Sonicare’s unique technology drives fluid deep between your teeth and along the gum line for visibly cleaner teeth, healthier...

Knowing about your Baby’s Teeth

Did you know that you are born with all your teeth already, this means your baby teeth, called the Deciduous teeth, and your adult, or permanent teeth. Baby teeth, also know as milk teeth, primary teeth or temporary teeth are formed when we are in the womb but sit...

Do You Floss?

What is the Right Way to Floss? Proper Flossing removes Plaque  and food particles in places where a toothbrush cannot easily reach — under the gumline and between your teeth. Because Plaque build-up can lead to Tooth Decay and Gum Disease, daily Flossing is highly...

The History Of Dentistry

Dentistry has not always been as it is today. It has taken years of study and development in order for things to reach the level of painless treatment and pearly white results we can achieve today. Where it all began: Dentistry has been traced back to it’s...

Help your tooth brush care for your teeth!!

Caring for your teeth is very important, caring for your tooth brush is just as important to make sure that is remains hygienic so it can do the best job possible. Did you know that your tooth brush may have Staphylococci, coliforms, pseudomonads, yeasts, intestinal...

Dental Myths, Facts And Oddities!

There’s a lot of Myths, Facts and Oddities within the Dentist industry. Some are made to be believable and may make people anxious about coming to the Dentist so here are all the Myths, Facts and Tales that you need to know.   FACTS 1) Electric Toothbrushes...

Can eating Dairy products prevent Cavities?

Your diet plays a massive role in contribution to your health, and the health of your mouth is no exception to this. There are various food that can possibly help with maintaining a healthy mouth. Eating Cheese May help to prevent Cavities: Eating dairy products, such...

Are Dental Implants the answer to your dental problems?

Do you have problems with missing teeth or ill fitting and uncomfortable dentures? Do you find it hard to chew hard foods, or are you always trying to cover your mouth when you eat or speak because you feel self conscious. Do you avoid photos because you dislike the...

The Origins of the Tooth Fairy.

All children know that if you loose one of your teeth, you can pop your tooth under the pillow, and the tooth fairy will swap your tooth for a treat. But where did this myth come from and why would anyone want our old teeth!! Read on to find out how the tradition came...

Rik takes a Master Class in Botox treatment and Dermal filers.

I have just completed a week long intensive master class level in advanced training in Botox and dermal fillers, as an addition to improving my patient’s smiles by refining Facial form, providing a more youthful appearance and enhancing beauty. What can we now...

How your diet can effect the health of your teeth.

We all know that we need to watch our diet in order to stay fit and healthy, by eating lots of fruit and vegetables and not eating too much junk food, but did you know that by watching what you eat, you can help to protect your teeth as well? There are particular...

Indulging your sweet tooth without damaging your teeth

If you’ve got a sweet tooth, the chances are you are struggling between wanting to indulge it and not wanting to ruin your teeth. But if the UK’s leading dental charity has anything to do with it, you won’t have to struggle for much longer – you’ll be able to reach...

Congratulations Rik – Highly qualified Dental Implant dentist at Parrock Street Dental

Congratulations to Rik Trivedi at Parrock Street Dental & Implant Centre for Passing the prestigious masters level Diploma in Implant dentistry at the Royal College of Surgeons London and being awarded the qualification DipImpDent Rcs (Lon) Dental Implants are now...

5 Professional Tips from the Experts for a healthy smile

5 Tips for a healthy mouth and smile Tip 1: Brush your teeth twice a day with an electric rechargeable tooth-brush and use a mirror and go systematically to ensure you clean all areas using a fluoride toothpaste. Tip 2: Interdental cleaning with either dental...

What is BDA good practice?

We are proud to say that we have been members of BDA good practice scheme for the last four years. To call ourselves a good practice, we have Carefully looked at the service that we provide for our patients and compared it, and ensured it exceeds, against nationally...

What Post Extraction Instructions Do I Need To Follow?

When having an extraction, patients will always be given written and verbal advice on how to maintain the extraction site for a speedy recovery. Please find below the main points that should be followed: It is common for an extraction site to continue oozing blood for...

Brushing and Flossing Techniques

It is very important to invest in a good toothbrush to help maintain effective brushing and prevent gum disease. There are so many toothbrushes on the market, it can be difficult to know what to buy. We advise that any electric rechargeable toothbrush will suffice....

Kent dentist explains the effects that soft drinks have on teeth

This is a very important topic that I feel should be addressed as many people are not aware of the effects soft drinks have upon the health of your teeth. Without being too technical teeth are made from dentine and have a protective enamel around the tooth to stop it...

"I want straight teeth but I feel like i'm too old for braces"

We very commonly hear patients say “when i was young we didn’t get the chance to have braces, but i wish i did, i hate my crooked teeth” Many patients want straight teeth but do not want veneers or crowns to enhance their smile. We now have a perfect...

Why do i need dental hygiene appointments?

A recent study carried out from University College London states that over half of all adults in Britain are suffering a dental condition known as Periodontitis also called gum disease. It is most common amongst the elderly. Approximately 67% of people aged over 65...

Dental implants in Kent: Why choose us?

In summary *An outstanding team *Latest techniques used *High-tech equipment used *We work around you, and for you *Quality and value, function and beauty *Exceptional service with a smile *Thorough examination for suitability of dental implants *Treatment Plan and...

What is the best way to whiten my teeth?

There are several ways you can whiten your teeth but only one way has been proven to work  and give patients the results they want and this is the method we recommend- take home night whitening! 1 Hour whitening with or without lasers and lights have a limited result...

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