Make better oral health your New Year’s resolution

Make better oral health your New Year’s resolution
If you’ve been struggling to find a new year’s resolution that you can stick to since 2023 started, why not make better oral health your priority? Taking good care of your teeth and gums won’t only ensure that you have a happy and healthy mouth, but will also help you...

Does diabetes affect your teeth?

Does diabetes affect your teeth?
Diabetes is on the rise. According to recent statistics from Diabetes UK, there has been an alarming increase in 18-39 year olds being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in the last year alone. Not only does diabetes have an impact on overall health, but it can also damage the teeth...

Dental implants vs veneers: which is the right treatment for you?

Dental implants vs veneers: which is the right treatment for you?
When it comes to improving your smile, you have lots of options. It all depends on the issues you are experiencing and what treatment will be most suitable. Often patients confuse dental implants with dental veneers. Though they can both make a fantastic difference to your appearance and the way...

Why we recommend take home teeth whitening

Why we recommend take home teeth whitening
As dentists we are always being asked about teeth whitening. Having brighter, lighter teeth is something a lot of our patients desire in order to give them the confidence to smile freely. To help anyone who wants whiter teeth we offer a range of the top treatments from brands such...

What to expect from our team of dental professionals

What to expect from our team of dental professionals
Whether you are new to Riverside Dental Spa, or just haven’t visited the dentist in a while, we thought it might be useful to explain a little more about what to expect from our team of dental professionals. Knowing who does what and having a good relationship with your dental...

3 Things That Are Making Your Sensitive Teeth Worse

3 Things That Are Making Your Sensitive Teeth Worse
Tooth sensitivity is a common dental complaint and one that we see all regularly in our practice. According to statistics, sensitive teeth are most common in people aged 20 to 40, but you can experience it at any age.   Our teeth are made of four different types of tissue...

Is It Better to Go to a Private Dentist?

Is It Better to Go to a Private Dentist?
When visiting a dentist you have two choices - NHS or private. There are key differences between these two options and to help you understand why going to a private dentist might be better, we have presented some useful information below. Availability Generally speaking, private dental appointments are more readily...

Is your baby a sugar addict? Shocking oral health facts revealed

Is your baby a sugar addict? Shocking oral health facts revealed
The British Dental Association recently called for action on the amount of sugar in baby foods. This is a vital step to protect the oral health of young children and prevent dental health issues as they grow up. In today’s busy society, parents often find themselves reaching for the convenient...