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31Aug 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 […]

02Aug 2017

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 […]

11Jul 2017

They say that there is magic in a smile, and we can’t deny the warmth we feel when we’re on the receiving end of a genuine grin. Nonetheless, smiles haven’t always been considered fashionable. A US study reviewing smiles in photographs was carried out by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, and Brown. The […]

10Jul 2017

At Hewett’s, we pride ourselves on delivering the very best patient experience. We believe that patients should feel a part of our family from the moment they step through the door. We champion open and honest communication, and want everyone to feel a part of practice achievements, changes, and decisions. Our weekly blog is another […]

08Feb 2015

Air Flow We have invested £2000 in Airflow. A revolutionary new system, which uses a mixture of jet-water, air and bicarbonate powder, to gently clean the teeth. It is much more gentle compared to the ultrasonic scaling as it doesn’t directly touch the teeth and removes surface stains more efficiently. It’s also usful for disrupting […]