THE PRACTICE IS NOW OPEN AS NORMAL:

As you can imagine, we are working hard to contact everyone who had their appointment cancelled during the enforced shut down. If we have not yet been in touch, we havent forgotten you! Do feel free to call us to reschedule your appointment. Please bear in mind, your appointment may need to be booked further into the future than originally planned. We are trying to be as accommodating as possible and thank you all for your patience during this extremely busy and difficult time.


We have already welcomed many patients back to the practice and they will have noticed we have added to, and improved our cross infection safety procedures. Please be aware, that despite most of our treatment returing to normal, we will need to see you for a short assessment appointment prior to any treatment (not routine appointments) and can only offer hand scaling when seeing the hygienist.

 

We look forward to seeing you soon!

 

Book an Appointment Online

call us on 01452 524024

64 Cotteswold Road, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL4 6RH

appointments@cotteswoldhouse.co.uk

Helping with stained teeth

As the Christmas season is soon to be upon us, we are sure you want to have a healthy sparkling smile to go with your party dresses and suits.

Over the next couple of weeks, we are going to provide you with tips to help reduce any embarrassment about stained and discoloured teeth.

Tooth cleaning gloucester

 

Why do teeth stain?

Stained teeth can be caused by drinking coke, coffee and tea, or consuming stain producing foods such as red wine or blueberries (!). Also nicotine is a main cause of staining.

Plaque deposits as a result of not brushing correctly or flossing can also cause stains.

Biting on hard objects can cause microcracks which will rapidly stain and are hard to clean.  

How do you stop staining teeth? 
  • Limit the amount of coffee and tea
  • Avoid smoking
  • Have regular visits with your dentist and hygienist
  • Brush and floss properly
  • The use of some toothpastes can help to remove minor stains
 

Next time we will be talking about ways in which we can help to remove stains.

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