We have reason to celebrate! Pure Periodontics have been awarded two prestigious national honours at the 2018 Dental Awards as winners of: National Dental Practice of the Year AND Dental Practice of the Year – South. To be formally recognised as a practice excelling at a regional as well as a national level is truly…Details
Womens Fertility And The Link To Gum Heath: Does Gum Disease Affect Your Chances Of Getting pregnant?
What does the evidence tell us? Preliminary research shows that a woman’s chances of getting pregnant can depend on how well she looks after her teeth and gums. Researchers report that the effect of gum disease on conception is about the same order of magnitude as the effect of obesity, suggesting that gum disease might…Details
Talking from experience as a bride on my wedding day, it is the most I have ever smiled in one day; both for the camera and those nearest and dearest. Not to mention the number of intimate kisses you share with your husband or wife on the day. We put a lot of pressure on…Details
Periodontal disease and the negative effects it can have on our unborn babies Did you know that gingival inflammation is likely to increase during pregnancy, even when good oral hygiene is being maintained? This can lead to the progression of gum disease, a potential risk factor for gestational diabetes and other adverse pregnancy outcomes such…Details
How can smoking affect not only your general health but also your oral health? Quick Facts: Tobacco is one of the leading causes of mouth cancer in the UK Smokers are up to 6 times more likely to show destruction of the periodontal tissues than a non-smoker Smokers are twice as likely to lose teeth…Details
Here at Pure Periodontics we are supporting the Oral Health Foundation and their Mouth Cancer Action Month. In 2016 alone, more than 7,000 people in the UK were diagnosed with oral cancer. This campaign aims to raise awareness of mouth cancer, educate, and make a difference by saving thousands of lives through earlier detection and…Details
On the 9th September, Pure Periodontics took part in the Thames Bridges 25K Trek to raise money for Diabetes UK. The team had fantastic day and raised over £900 for this great cause! This charity is particularly close to our hearts as many of our patients as well as friends and family suffer from diabetes and…Details