Oral Health Tips & News


Discover the latest from our blog for health tips, oral hygine and news from The Mead and the wider dental community

Our phased re-opening

We are delighted to announce our phased re-opening from 8 June 2020, and are very much looking forward to welcoming you back to The Mead. Whilst we would like to see all of our patients as soon as possible, we will need to prioritise the first appointments for those...

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Covid-19 temporary closure

Please be assured the health and safety of our patients and staff are our main priority during these difficult times. For this reason, following government advice regarding the pandemic situation, and adherence to social distancing, we are temporarily closed until...

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5 Surprising Foods With Hidden Sugars

You haven't eaten chocolate for a week, you're practically sugar-free, right? Wrong. If you're assuming you have a low-sugar diet because you've cut out cakes, chocolate and Nutella, you may need to think again. Sugary foods aren't obvious anymore and this simple but...

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Your 2020 Guide to Creating Healthy Oral Health Habits

The New Year can help to motivate us to follow better habits that will make us healthier and happier. One of the most common realistic resolutions that people have is to take better care of their oral health. After all, who doesn't want perfect teeth? Here are 13 Oral...

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Should I Use an Electric or Manual Toothbrush?

More than half of British adults have at least one decayed or damaged tooth. If left unaddressed, dental cavities can lead to bad breath, tooth sensitivity and pain, unsightly spots, and gum disease. The best thing you can do is to prevent cavities in the first place....

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Is Fluoride Bad For You? Everything You Need to Know

Back in 2009, the NHS decided to add fluoride to the drinking water in Southampton since there was a high rate of childhood tooth decay. However, this decision faced a huge backlash from the city's residents. That, plus its high costs, caused the plan to be scrapped....

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