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Monthly Archives: August 2017

 You could be grinding your teeth at night!  The technical term for this is Bruxism. Bruxism is a subconscious behaviour that can be caused or made worse by stress. According to the Bruxism association the condition affects around 8-10% of the population, occurring most commonly in 25-44 year olds. There are two main classifications: Awake […]

Dentophobia, or a fear of the dentist, is an extremely common affliction. Statistics suggest that around 12% of us suffer from extreme dental anxiety. The British Dental Association says that 25% of the UK population suffer from some sort of anxiety before visiting the dentist. We suspect that this number is a lot higher. The […]