Dentistry is both a rewarding and challenging profession and you can look forward to a long and stable career, you can also form lifelong bonds with your patients as well as the team and people you work with. It’s an opportunity to be a valuable part of the community and make an impact. Like any profession there are pros and cons to your chosen career. After you’ve qualified as a dentist, what can you expect?
We all know that stress is bad for us and we should try and avoid it but in today’s busy lifestyle it can be hard to avoid it completely, life can get very stressful as we try to juggle everything. We all know about the many stress related medical conditions such as heart disease and anxiety but did you know that stress can have an impact on your dental health too?
With Easter fast approaching you might find yourself reaching for chocolate more than usual. The supermarkets are full of Easter Eggs and no doubt at least one will find its way back home with you to be eaten over the holiday weekend and if there’s children involved there’s certainly going to be a lot on offer!
We were recently asked what the difference was between plaque and tartar and aren’t they basically the same thing. So let’s clear up what they are, how they are formed on the teeth, why you can’t have one without the other and how to prevent either of them from forming.
We know there’s a few of you that we haven’t seen as much as we would have liked over the past year, so maybe it’s time you booked an appointment with us a visit in 2019 and see how things have changed.
There are many terms used to classify the idea of a dental phobia. It can be known as dental fear, dental anxiety, dentist phobia, odontophobia, or dentophobia. They all mean the same thing: an intense fear of visiting the dentist for dental treatment.