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The dental implant process

Here at The Smile Centre, Cornwall, we truly believe that there is no better alternative to your natural teeth. That’s why your dentist will always encourage you to take care of what nature gave you. However, sometimes life can throw challenges at you and this may mean that your natural teeth are no long suitable. […]

Cornwall dentists shine a spotlight on snacking and decay

Tooth brushing won’t stop decay for children who snack all day, reiterate Chris and Dan Smirthwaite from The Smile Centre in Liskeard following the publication of a new study on pre-school children. Researchers from the University of Edinburgh and the University of Glasgow found children who snack all day – compared with just eating meals […]

Tooth whitening – know the facts and stay safe urge Liskeard dentists

Tooth whitening is a safe and effective way to give your smile a boost – but only when carried out by a qualified dental professional, otherwise it’s illegal. The popularity of tooth whitening has made it an attractive venture for illegal providers, says principal dentist, Chris Smirthwaite from The Smile Centre in Liskeard. This means […]

Dental checks remain hugely important for OAPs

Denture wearers – and even those with no natural teeth left – are being reminded by our Liskeard dentists of the importance of attending the dentist regularly. As we get older it can become more difficult to visit the dentist because of ill health, mobility issues, having to rely on lifts from other people and […]

Bad breath? Kiss goodbye to a second date says dental survey

Before seeking out your Valentine this year, make sure your oral health is up to a loveable standard, urge our Liskeard dentists. Bad breath has topped the list of reasons putting people off asking for second dates, research has shown. A study by the Oral Health Foundation revealed 35% of people find bad breath to […]

It’s time to fit your own oxygen mask first

In a mid-air emergency, we are always told to fit our own oxygen mask first. This is to ensure we are able to help our loved ones in a calm, considerate and efficient manner – whilst being able to breathe ourselves! It may sound selfish but it is absolutely essential – and not just in […]

Smile – it’s nearly Christmas!

So the festive season is almost upon us and that can mean the chance for us to get together with friends, socialise at work Christmas parties or strut our stuff on the dancefloor. Whatever you are up to this Christmas and New Year, we hope you are able to smile with confidence. If you have […]

Gum disease sufferers are 70% more likely to get dementia

Cornwall dentists at The Smile Centre in Liskeard would like to highlight a new study that has found people with long term gum disease are 70% more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease. The research, published in Alzheimer’s Research & Therapy, looked at more than 25,000 people to examine whether patients aged 50 or older with […]

Keeping your smile happy and healthy with help from The Smile Centre

The Liskeard dentists at The Smile Centre in Cornwall are proud to support National Smile Month, the UK’s largest and longest-running campaign to promote good oral health. National Smile Month highlights three key messages, all of which go a long way in helping people develop and maintain a healthy mouth. They are: Brush your teeth […]

Liskeard dentists ask ‘who can resist chocolate and sweet treats at Easter?’

The Easter bunny is on his way laden with chocolate, sweets, hot cross buns and other sweet treats and at this time of the year it’s hard to resist. But the Liskeard dentists and hygiene team at The Smile Centre in Cornwall remind us that sugar is not just bad for our waistlines. Instead of […]