Smiling about better oral health! If you have an appointment at Bancroft Dentistry between 16th May and 16th June, you may notice a few rather large smiles around reception (and I don’t just mean Nicola and Sue are feeling extra perky during this time!). We have...

We can help you put your feet up I remember reading a survey a few years ago that stated 1 in 4 people have a phobia of visiting the dentist. A phobia is greater than general fear or anxiety, it is a complete avoidance of even...

Research supports the link between oral health and cognitive decline. We have all been told over the years that looking after your teeth and gums is important.There is however, a lesser known, but growing link between the health of your teeth and gums with the rate...

Dental veneers to improve your smile Unfortunately many of us have teeth that are stained, chipped, twisted or just out of line with the rest. Even though these teeth are perfectly healthy, they can spoil an otherwise lovely smile. Fortunately, there are ways that the appearance...

3D Printed teeth that can kill bacteria Dental implant treatments have become a relatively common treatment option for our patients. Over the last few years many patients have come to me and been successfully treated for lost teeth or loose dentures.3d printing is helping to take...

   Jaws, Genetics and replacing lost Teeth. It's always a sad moment when one of our patients loses a tooth. We do our best to provide excellent dental care, but sometimes lifestyle or accidents can lead to teeth being lost way before their due date.At Bancroft Dentistry in Hitchin,...

Although mouth cancer can affect anyone, a staggering 91% of all diagnosis can be linked to lifestyle.We are not trying to be party poopers here, but the evidence is out there. The use of tobacco, drinking alcohol to excess and poor diet can individually all significantly increase...

Protect your mouth in contact sports. With this years' RBS Six Nations Rugby tournament well underway, I would like to talk about the risks to your mouth from contact sports. TV viewers will notice that during the games that virtually all the players are wearing some kind...

Why put up with gaps in your smile ? Sadly, many adults lose teeth through accident or lifestyle, and there was a time when a  gap left by a lost tooth was nothing to worry about...

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