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THE ROOT CANAL

What is a root canal (Endodontic Treatment)? It is the treatment of inflamed, infected or dead tooth pulp. The pulp is a soft substance that consists of the nerve, blood...


Back Tooth School

We would like to wish all those going back to school the best for 2018. If you have a little one going to school for the first time, take plenty...


THE IMPACT OF EXERCISE ON ORAL HYGIENE

The New Year has come and so have the New Year’s resolutions. In a UK survey taken in January 2017, it was found that 38% of people had ‘exercise more’...


NEW YEAR, NEW SMILE

Well, 2017 is officially in the past and we are powering through the beginning of 2018. As you will no doubt have a list of resolutions for the year ahead,...


DENTAL X-RAYS: Myths and Benefits

At Somerset Dental Care, we like to ensure that every patient has access to the very best equipment and procedures in order to ensure they are getting the best dental...


WATCH OUT FOR YOUR FINGERS: VETERINARY DENTISTS

When anyone says the word ‘dentist’ or ‘dentistry’ it’s quite easy to picture a human, male or female, leaning over you with teeth cleaning equipment, or someone laying on a...


Why are my gums sore? (Video Q&A with Dr Shakti)

One of the many questions we get asked is "Why are my gums sore?". So we asked Dr. Shakti Gounden for his thoughts on the matter. Find out more.


Brushing techniques: just in case you forgot

When it comes to maintaining good oral hygiene, there are many steps and processes you can use to do so; flossing, mouthwash, specialised diet, etc. However, one of the most...


Are store bought juices and smoothies good for your teeth?

When it comes to trying to eat healthy, most people will do their best to avoid carbs and noticeable sugars, which is a good thing. Most of the time this...


Say hi to Danielle

You might have noticed some new faces at Somerset Dental Care during your recent visit. Over the coming months we’ll endeavour to introduce you to the new members of the...