Entries by Absolute Admin

My day in photos

Good morning! Another day starts at Absolute Dental… First things first…a nice cup of tea and our daily morning meeting. Getting organised for the busy day ahead! What would we do without our amazing front desk Team? Here is Di ready for action, looking after our patients and organising everything and everyone! (admittedly, we are […]

Travel Tips for Teeth!

Hand luggage? Toothpaste tablets aren’t included in your liquid allowance. Also, they are plastic free & contain 1450ppm fluoride. Win win win! Passport ✓ Boarding pass ✓ Travel insurance ✓….… Dental Insurance?? Not that we are wishing a dental problem on any of you on your holidays, however, our Absolute Dental memberships include insurance for […]

Hot Weather & Dental Health

We’ve been experiencing some very hot weather in recent weeks, but did you know this could have an effect on your dental health too? The hot weather itself has little effect on your teeth. However, how you respond to the hot weather could affect your dental health. Drinking plenty of water is important so that you […]

Fear tricks us into leading a boring life.

As we return from our Coasteering trip I reflect on the day and how the Absolute team managed the various challenges. We are in a profession that sees more than its fair share of people who arrive feeling worried, scared, and anxious. It is our job to offer reassurance, time and a greater understanding to help […]

April 2019 Patient Feedback Survey Results

Every 6 months we ask our lovely patients to complete an anonymous patient survey to tell us how well they feel we are doing, or if there are any aspects of their care which we could improve. We are always pleased with our results, and this year was no exception! The survey measures how well […]

Charcoal Toothpaste – Don’t Believe the Hype

Charcoal-based toothpastes, which claim to whiten teeth, are a “marketing gimmick” which could increase the risk of tooth decay and staining, says a review in the British Dental Journal. The charcoal products, which are increasingly popular, often contain no fluoride to help protect the teeth. Fluoride has been proven to strengthen teeth and protect against […]

Energy Drinks – eating away at your body parts!

This photo of a teacher’s tongue highlights the damage energy drinks can do to your mouth. Dan Royals shared the snap on social manager to warn others about sugary drinks. The teacher said he used to down up to six energy drinks every day until his doctor told him his health was suffering. The medic […]

Breakfast Cereal – What’s in your bowl?

Often hailed as the ‘most important meal of the day’, a decent breakfast certainly has a range of health benefits. As well as providing nutrients, if you have diabetes, a regular healthy breakfast can help to maintain control of blood sugar, can minimise unhealthy snacking later on, and fuels your body to help you function […]

Tooth Decay may make Colon Cancer more Deadly

​Researchers reveal that a common oral bacteria, often implicated in tooth decay, may accelerate the growth of colon cancer. The study carried out the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine have determined how F. nucleatum plays a role. The findings could make it easier to identify and treat more aggressive colon cancers. It also helps […]

The Dental Health of our Children – The Reality

Oral health is part of general health and wellbeing and contributes to the development of a healthy child and school readiness. Tooth decay is the most common oral disease affecting children and young people in England, yet it is largely preventable. Although oral health is improving in England almost a quarter (24.7%) of 5 year […]