Saving Smiles

Dr Judith Husband has been awarded an Admission to Fellowship of the College of General Dentistry

We’re thrilled to announce that our dentist, Dr. Judith Husband, has achieved a prestigious honor! Dr. Husband has been awarded a Fellowship by the College of General Dentistry (FCGDent). This Fellowship signifies Dr. Husband’s dedication to lifelong learning, exceptional patient care, and excellence across various dentistry aspects. The Fellowship, the College’s highest membership tier, recognizes …

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Teamwork in Action to complete a Smile Transformation!

This patient’s smile was transformed and now she is radiating with confidence. The meticulous craftsmanship of Dr. Shah and Dr. Canavan is evident in every detail, from the seamless integration of the dental bridges and implant to the natural look of the composite bonding. Their collaborative effort not only restored function but also improved the patient’s …

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What To Expect When Kids Get Braces with our Dentist Dr. Sarah

Getting braces for kids is a common orthodontic procedure aimed at correcting various issues including crooked teeth and improving the position of the jaw. Here’s what you can expect 1. An initial exam and chat to assess whether the issue is something than can be dealt with by our dentist Sarah. There are occasionally situations …

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An enriching journey to Mozambique offering two weeks of complimentary dental care.

By Dr. Vivak Shah Discovering the beauty of Mozambique and its ever-smiling locals has left a vivid mark on me and has created countless unforgettable memories. Venturing to remote locations and reaching villages previously unexplored by foreigners, involved travelling by speedboats followed by 4X4 vehicles driving through stunning national parks and sanctuaries. For me, the …

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Cycle for Cynthia 2023!!

Keeping up with our Saving Smiles tradition of raising awareness for local and national charities, Dr Shah and his family participated for the 5th year running at Cycle for Cynthia Holdenby House on 17th September 2023. Cynthia Spencer Hospice provides specialist palliative care services for West Northamptonshire. “Cynthia Spencer does so much fantastic work locally …

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Tips to Prevent Staining!

Staining isn’t harmful to your teeth! However, it doesn’t look great- almost everyone wants a stain-free smile! Staining occurs in two ways:  inside the tooth – intrinsically or outside surface of the tooth- extrinsically. Intrinsic stains in teeth are harder to remove: they involve dentine, the tooth tissue underneath enamel which gives teeth their colour. …

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Sensitive Teeth?

Teeth sensitivity can develop due to many factors; including cavities, gum disease or a cracked tooth. Sensitivity usually occurs when the underlying layer of your teeth (the dentine) becomes exposed. This can happen due to wear and tear and gum recession. Some of the common causes of sensitivity include – Plaque buildup: The presence of …

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Why Regular Hygiene Appointments Are Important for Your Overall Health

Remember the saying, “A stitch in time saves nine!”? It’s certainly true when it comes to your teeth, gums and overall health. When it comes to preventative dental care, most visits are centred around routine professional teeth cleaning. No matter how great you are at brushing and flossing, there will usually be a little bit …

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Teeth Cavities

Caries (also called tooth decay or cavities) are the physical deterioration of tooth structure caused by bacteria and acids. Understanding how cavities form can help you reduce your chances of decay and future dental work. Each time you eat, the bacteria inside of your mouth process food particles, they secrete acids and produce a biofilm. …

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Dental Emergency?

What Is A Dental Emergency?   If you’re concerned about whether a dental problem is an emergency, or you want to find out more about what counts as a dental emergency, then this blog post is for you. Here at Saving Smiles, our top dentists are always on hand to help if an emergency strikes. …

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Cycle for Cynthia 2022!

Every year we look to raise money and awareness for different charities both local and national which we feel very strongly about. This September, for the fourth year running, Dr Vivak Shah and his family will be participating in Cycle of Cynthia at the Althorp Estate in Northampton. This year, his youngest son makes his …

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Dental Charity In Tanzania

Following last year’s incredible experience providing much needed dental care to remote communities in Kenya, Dr. Vivak Shah, and his wife Rupal, are now preparing to travel to Arusha in Tanzania. This will be to provide similar care over a two-week period supporting SmileStar.    SmileStar is a UK based charity that organises dental clinics to disadvantaged …

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Implants or Dentures?

  Contemplating the decision between dental implants or dentures? It’s no secret that the condition of our teeth influences our overall health, our appearance and our confidence. While we generally associate the use of dentures with older people, the statistics say otherwise. Whether you’re a senior citizen exploring alternatives to dentures, or you’ve suffered from illness …

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Adult Orthodontics?

Do you regret not getting braces when you were younger? Don’t fret! Adult orthodontics is a reasonable option for you to consider. Or, perhaps you’ve been holding off on orthodontic treatment. After all, you’ve managed with your teeth for a long time. You’re used to how they look and feel. Do you wonder if there’s …

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Quick Straight Teeth

An attractive smile can make you feel more confident and less conscious about crooked or misaligned teeth. At Saving Smiles, we offer Quick Straight Teeth to patients looking for the most affordable, comfortable and effective orthodontics solution. Quick Straight Teeth overcomes the four major factors that patients think about before choosing their straightening brand – …

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Maasai Dental Camp

The Maasai Dental Camp Experience After spending three weeks in Kenya at the Maasai Dental Clinic, Dr Vivak Shah and his family have returned. In the short time they were out there, they felt so welcomed and thoroughly enjoyed the complete experience. Dr Shah, saw almost 100 patients during his clinical sessions at the Maasai …

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