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FILLING YOU IN ON FILLINGS

As a kid, fillings always seemed to be the concern of those older than us, not something we thought we would ever have to worry about. Every so often you...


FAVOUR YOUR FANGS THIS HALLOWEEN

With Halloween fast approaching you would think we might warn you about the dangers of too many lollies, and the effects the sugar will have on your teeth and gums....


Meet our new Dentist Dr Shakti Gounden


Store Bought VS Dentist: The Mouthguard Chronicles

When most of us last wore a mouthguard, we were far younger than we are now, and they were usually purchased from a sports store and came in a hard,...


Is Chewing Gum Bad for My Teeth and Gums?

In essence, this question may seem a little silly, but in actual fact it has some merit to it. However, before we get to the heart of the matter, let’s...


KIDS This is how you get the most out of the tooth fairy

It’s no secret the Tooth Fairy values teeth. After all, they pay good money for the ones you leave under your pillow. However, what is not widely discussed, is how...


THE GREATEST SMILES IN HOLLYWOOD & HOW THEY GOT THEM.

The rich and famous of Hollywood always appear to have perfect smiles. Everything from their lives to their pets, hair, clothes, shoes, accessories, cars and their teeth appear perfect. It’s...


AND THE WINNER IS…

The team at Somerset Dental Care were super excited by the responses to our Somerset Selfie Competition. There were a variety of entries which were judged on their individual merits...


A HISTORY OF SMILES IN PHOTOGRAPHY

We live in an era where taking a picture is as natural as breathing, and photography is more accessible than ever with cameras attached to almost every mobile device. The...


THE ‘FUNNY’ SIDE EFFECTS OF LAUGHING GAS

Laughing Gas, or nitrous oxide for the science buffs, wasn’t invented so much as discovered in 1799 by chemist and inventor Humphry Davy. And when we say “discovered”, it’s more...