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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...


Are mouthguards important?


Keeping kids calm before, during and after the dentist

Dentist trips are not the easiest thing for a seasoned adult, let alone a child. However, these trips are necessary in order to promote good hygiene habits from an early...


The Ultimate Toothpaste Guide

If we are completely honest with ourselves, there are some forms of shopping that absolutely scare us to death. Most of the time the horror retail trips revolve around personal...