Category: Advice

What Actually Happens To Your Body Once You Have Stopped Smoking?

gum disease probe

A timeline of how your body reacts to the lack of nicotine and tar entering its system. At the Foxhall Dental Practice in Ipswich, we have long encouraged our patients to stop smoking. Aside from a reduced amount of coughing

Your Christmas And New Year Dental Guide

Don’t let your teeth and gums suffer during the holiday season. Like our own team, we are sure that most of our Ipswich dental patients are looking forward to the forthcoming festivities. It is a time to relax and enjoy

Make Your Winter Diet A Tooth Friendly One!

Hygienist Louise Bambrick

It isn’t just ice cream and sugary drinks that can cause erosion and decay of teeth says Louise Bambrick, our dental hygienist. Although the sun may still be shining and the occasional bit of warmth may still be left, there

The Energy Drinks ‘Ban’ – Our Thoughts

Dr Chirag Kothari

Dr Chirag Kothari offers a dentist’s viewpoint about this recently announced initiative. Some of our Ipswich patients will have picked up the papers today and read about the ban on sales of energy drinks to children. Whilst a few people

Key Things To Tell Your Dentist

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The next time you have a check-up…. Here at your Ipswich dental practice we have a thorough list of things we check when you come in for a checkup; like symptoms of mouth cancer, signs of tooth decay and any

How Damaging Is Alcohol For Teeth And Gums?

Many people drink alcohol to some extent, but is this really harmful to our oral health? You may have noticed in some of our Ipswich dental practice blogs, that alcohol is often mentioned alongside smoking when discussing certain problems, such

What Do You Know About Mouth Cancer?

Foxhall Dental Practice

Awareness is growing about this potentially deadly form of cancer. Although not one of the more common cancers in the UK, mouth cancer is still diagnosed in around 18 people in the country every day. Over a year, this works

Facing Your Dental Fears

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Modern dentistry has come a long, long way. It is a fair assumption that few people actually look forward to their dental appointment, unless perhaps they are excited about getting a brand new smile. For the majority, there is a

Your Mouth At Night

Foxhall Dental Practice

Have you ever wondered what happens in our mouth whilst we sleep? Almost from the moment that we wake up in the morning, our mouth is always on the go. Whether eating, drinking or simply speaking to others, it rarely

Don’t Ignore Minor Symptoms!

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Early stage intervention means a better chance of saving your tooth. If we wake up in the middle of the night with a raging toothache, the first thing that we will, or should, do in the morning is to call