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News, views & healthcare information from your Hitchin Dentist

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...

Stoptober – Because there’s only one you! It’s the time of year again when nights are getting colder, darker, and longer. Fortunately, to every con is a pro! Personally, I love cozy evenings in by the fire wrapped up warm in my favourite jumper.It’s the time...

National Smile Month is here again! Between May 15th – June 15th staff at Bancroft Dentistry will once again be wearing our smiley badges and posing for our ‘smiley selfies’ :D Yes, National Smile Month is here again!Into its 41st year, the National Smile Month campaign,...

Fahd Saleh - National Dentist of the Year 2017! It is with great excitement that we are able to announce that Fahd Saleh was the winner of National Dentist of the Year 2017!The awards ceremony was held on Friday, 12th May at the Dentistry Show in Birmingham....

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...

Easter Should you treat yourself this Easter? There are a few times of year that have become very heavy on promoting a high sugar intake – Easter is definitely one of them! But should worrying about the possible long term effects take away from the enjoyment of...

Fahd Saleh - Dentist Of The Year 2017 Finalist Huge congratulations to Fahd on being selected as a finalist for the award of Dentist of the year at the 2017 Dental Awards! The Dental Awards are the original and most respected awards programme in UK dentistry. For the past...

Exciting updates at Bancroft Dentistry CT scans now available! If you had an appointment at Bancroft Dentistry during the first week of February, it is likely you would have noticed a few more banging noises than usual. Don’t worry, it wasn’t Frank and Andy getting over-excited with a...