Dental Health

Are you dental phobic? We can help! Having had many dental phobic patients at Bancroft Dentistry, I can tell you that you are not alone! People of all ages and backgrounds will be going through a similar feeling of dread whenever the subject of dentistry is...

Mouth Cancer Action Month 2017 Each November, the team at Bancroft Dentistry join hundreds of other practices around the country in supporting the Oral Health Foundation’s Mouth Cancer Action Month.[vc_row][vc_column width='2/3']Every year over 1,800 people in the UK lose their battle against mouth cancer. It has...

European Gum Health Day ‘17 May 12th, 2017 marks the European Federation of Periodontology’s 4th annual periodontal awareness day - European Gum Health Day, or Perio Day - raising public consciousness of the importance of gum health. This year, their tag line is 'Fighting periodontal disease...

  Mouthwash - Do you want ice and a slice with that? In history, alcohol has been used as a steriliser and anaesthetic. Until the use of opiates and heat sterilisation became common, alcohol was in every doctor's medical bag. Alcohol kills pretty much every bacteria it comes...

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...

   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...