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Holiday time – are you ready?

For many of us the Spring and Summer marks the start of the holiday season and especially a time for travel. Maybe visiting relatives for a family Wedding or jetting off abroad somewhere? When we travel abroad most of us consider travel insurance but that’s not always the case when travelling within the UK. What […]

Do I Really Need To Clean Between My Teeth?

Cleaning in between teeth can be quite a chore, we understand this, so is it really necessary? Unfortunately it is! If you don’t routinely clean between your teeth you could be leaving up to 25% of the tooth surface dirty and therefore at risk of tooth decay and the gums at risk of gum disease. […]

Halloween – a Trick or a Treat too many?

Participating in Halloween and “Trick or Treating” has become a part of the norm for most children now and it seems that the supermarkets are full of special packs of sweeties exactly for you to use when they come a calling!

How Should I look After & Clean My Teeth?

There are lots of techniques when it comes to tooth brushing, and really it is not one rule fits all. Some techniques work better than others for you. Your Dental Hygienist will help you with a plan that is personal to you, one that is straight forward and easy to follow. Should I use an […]

Why Should I See A Dental Hygienist?

At Barrington Dental Care in Altrincham, seeing a dental hygienist is an integral part of your dental care. Our dentists work with our dental hygienists to ensure you receive the best possible preventive care and if necessary interceptive treatment. You may see a dental hygienist for: Gum treatment to treat gum disease otherwise known as […]

To floss or not to floss. Is that the question?

Much has been said yesterday regarding the ineffectiveness of flossing following a report from the United States questioning it’s true benefits in reducing gum disease and tooth decay. The worrying thing about this story is the potential for media outlets to misinform the general public who will not investigate the ‘science’ behind the study. Gum […]