Entries by Absolute Admin

Rotten Teeth Will Haunt You!

Halloween is around the corner, which for most children means bags of free sweets and a chance to build a stockpile of sweets for the winter. No surprise, Halloween can also present parents with a variety of health and safety challenges. Here’s how you can help your families teeth survive this tricky (or treat-y) time. […]

The first female dentist (UK)

Grab a cuppa and let me introduce you to an inspirational woman, Lilian Lindsay…  She was born Lilian Murray in Holloway in London in 1871, the daughter of a musician, and the third of eleven children. She was educated at the Camden School for Girls, and won a scholarship to the North London Collegiate School. […]

What our patients really think about Absolute Dental

In order to deliver the very best treatments, customer care, advice and dental environment, we periodically ask our patients to complete anonymous patient feedback surveys. We ask for honest comments regarding any aspect of our service patients think could be improved; and equally, if there is something we do that impresses our patients, we ask them to let us know, so we […]

Mouths are amazing things…

Here are some of the most amazing from around the world…The Guinness Book of World Records that is… The widest mouth measures 17 cm (6.69 in) and belongs to Francisco Domingo Joaquim “Chiquinho” (Angola). The most teeth in the mouth is 37, achieved by Vijay Kumar V.A (India) (five more than the average adult), as […]

Back to School – 5 Top Tips for Your Smile!

It is September and the busy back- to -school transition is upon us. This is a great time to review  your family’s dental health routine! Dental disease can lead to difficulty for children in eating, playing and even learning, not to mention hours out of the classroom. To prevent dental worries  regular dental visits and […]

10 Uses for your Old Toothbrush!

How many toothbrushes do you think you have thrown away during your life? We are advised to change our toothbrush every three months, so in theory by the time somebody is 30 they will have already binned around 120 toothbrushes. There are estimated to be more than 64 million people in the UK which could […]

7 Mistakes People Make When Brushing Their Teeth

Not brushing for long enough, you should be brushing your teeth twice a day for at least two minutes. Try listening to a song and make the toothbrushing last until the end.   Ensure you brush the inner surfaces of the teeth as these are often missed and not thought about. You can try swapping […]

Healthy Mouth, Healthy Summer!

Keep your mouth and teeth healthy this summer with these helpful tips… Use your hands not your teeth. Your teeth aren’t tools. We often see people with a chipped or broken tooth because they’ve decided to use their teeth in order to open bottles, wrappers, bags, or our favourite Sellotape… While using your teeth can […]

Summer 2018 – Too Hot to Handle!

The summer is well and truly upon us and we are basking in glorious sunshine. This may turn out to be one of the hottest summers on record which is great news for manufacturers of fans and ice cream. Both of these things may help us to keep cool but I know which one I […]

Keeping it Clean at Summer Festivals!

Let’s face it, the summer season brings a line-up of parties like no other, but with this comes revellers with unwashed faces, bad breath, and I’m sure I’ve seen some festival loos that could be considered a biohazard. To avoid post festival flu, remember the basics. For many of you, this will be a nice […]