Mouth Cancer Awareness 2020

Here at Saving Smiles we are supporting Mouth Cancer awareness month and we want all our patients to be more mouth aware. No matter how much you hate coming to the Dentist and what plays on your mind the most is what do I need now and how much is this going to cost me?…

Coronavirus: Advice for patients

Given the outbreak and spread of Coronavirus, we want to keep you informed of our position at the current time and share some tips. We would like to stress that we value all our staff and patients, and their wellbeing is our main priority. Clinical sterilisation and disinfection procedures are very high in the practice…

No Smoking Day – 11th March 2020

  According to The World Health Organisation, tobacco kills up to half of its users. On the 11th March 2020, we acknowledge No Smoking Day – an awareness campaign that encourages smokers to quit using cigarettes, to raise awareness of the health risk of smoking and to celebrate those who have kicked the habit in…

What is a dental Implant bridge?

A dental implant bridge is similar to a regular bridge, but instead of being supported by your natural teeth, it is supported by implants instead. A dental implant bridge proves most beneficial when there isn’t enough jawbone to support several dental implants. In this instance we are able to place a single tooth implant either…

Faster, more accurate scanning

At Saving Smiles, we pride ourselves on using the latest dental technology to provide the best quality of service to our patients. Our digital scanner takes high resolution pictures of your mouth and maps these images together to create a very accurate 3D image of your mouth. This can be used to make crowns, bridges,…

Rushden’s Christmas Party 2019

The team ventured down to AMF bowling Wellingborough on thursday in December, for a team duel! A very fair approach was used to split the team into Team Fahd and Team Vivak. After two very competitive games we ended up with a 1:1 win. Both the teams won and the principal Vivak Shah got the…

Our CQC Inspection – Saving Smiles Weedon

The Care QualityCommission (CQC) is a government body that ensures healthcare service providers(which include Hospitals, Care homes, GPs, Dentists) are meeting the necessary standards of compliance and safety that all patients should expect to receive. They seek to validate that we are conducting our business in a manner that is safe, effective, caring, responsive, and…

See our new dental surgery

At Saving Smiles Dental Practice we are always looking to keep up with the latest technology, ensuring our patients have access to the best care and treatments available. We are therefore excited to announce that we have completed the refurbishment of our third dental surgery. The surgery was completely gutted, refitted with state-of-the-art dental equipment…

Facial Rejuvenation

One of the most popular cosmetic treatments in the UK is wrinkle smoothing injections. With this treatment, dynamic lines are gently softened for up to 4 months at a time and with repeated treatments; the lines may become softer and softer. Unlike surgery, the procedure is quick, minimally uncomfortable and completed in a few minutes.…

Dr Akhil Haria’s married!

Dr Akhil Haria got married last month! Wo hoo! The team here at Saving Smiles, enjoyed celebrating his special day with him and his beautiful wife. Dr Haria is leaving us after 9 years at the practice, to move closer to family in London. The Saving Smiles Weedon Team are very sorry to be saying…

The Care Quality Commission

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is a government body that ensures healthcare service providers (which include Hospitals, Care homes, GPs, Dentists) are meeting the necessary standards of compliance and safety that all patients should expect to receive. They seek to validate that we are conducting our business in a manner that is safe, effective, caring, responsive,…

Can Tooth Straightening Change your Life?

Of course! How important is your smile? From first hand experience at Saving Smiles we have seen the impact orthodontics can have on a persons life it is well worth it. The healthy benefits you can gain as a result of undergoing Tooth Straightening treatment are simply inarguable. Most people have orthodontic treatment because they…

Wisdom Teeth Removal

Wisdom tooth removal is only complex when it is a surgical procedure. If wisdom teeth have not yet fully erupted and are buried under the gums at the back of the mouth then this is usually performed surgically by a specialist dentist or oral surgeon. If a wisdom tooth has erupted normally and is in…

The difference between plaque and tartar

Often confused as being the same thing, there is an important difference between the two. Plaque – Dental plaque is the soft, sticky film that builds up on your teeth and under your gums throughout the day. It contains millions of bacteria! These bacteria produce acids that erode your tooth enamel and cause cavities. That’s…

Every year we look

Every year we look to raise money and awareness for different charities, both local and national which we feel very strongly about. In 2018, as a practice we have; As a whole team supported the Ronald McDonald Charity, Raised over £500 for the Cynthia spencer cycle 4 Cynthia, Participated in the London Moon walk for…

Happy Retirement – Nigel Kirkpatrick

Our very popular dentist, Mr K hopes to get his teeth into more leisurely activities after saying a fond farewell to patients and staff. A surprise retirement celebration was held at the practice on Friday December 7th. Nigel Kirkpatrick is leaving Saving Smiles in Rushden, formerly known as Queen Street Dental Practice, after 29 years…

Tips to Ease Dental Anxiety

Many people do not enjoy visiting their dentist; this is a fact. Fortunately though, most people continue to visit and it doesn’t have to be the unpleasant experience that some fear, even when they are only due a check up. At Saving Smiles we attempt to make your visit as pleasant as we can and…

Investing In Our Practice

We are constantly investing in our knowledge, processes, equipment and building to ensure that you get the best from your dental care. Developments in the last 3 months: We have refreshed our entire IT including all computers, server and also upgraded our Dental Software. This will allow us to improve on your patient experience by…

Our word of mouth

In the last month or so we have received some great feedback from our patients. Its lovely receiving testimonials from happy patients. We love being able to create confidence in their smiles and we are lucky to have some wonderful members. This month’s blog is to share these great reviews. Best dentist my family have had. Fantastic service…

Crowns: All you need to know!

After a filling, the dental crown is perhaps the most commonly used method to restore a damaged or decayed tooth. Whilst fillings are ideal for limited damage, when it comes to a badly broken tooth, fillings simply don’t offer the strength that is needed to restore the tooth for any length of time. As we…

General Dentisty: Its all about Healthy Teeth!

Its not always about having the perfect smile, having flawless skin and the plumpest lips. For many people the health of their teeth and mouth is all that matters and that’s where we can help. Yes we can give you Porcelain Veneers, Dental Implants and Cosmetic Dentures but we can also provide you with routine…

Stay on top of your Dental Care

Here at Saving Smiles Weedon and Rushden, speak to any dentist  and they will be only too happy to outline the importance of preventive dentistry. Brushing, flossing and visiting your dentist for regular check-ups are all very important for maintaining optimal oral health. Preventive dentistry is an essential basic healthcare staple that can allow you to keep…

Teeth of maturity – wisdom teeth

We have a complex relationship with wisdom teeth. Wisdom teeth, the latecomers to the mouth, can be the cause of many dental problems for patients in Northamptonshire. In ancient Arabic they are referred to as being the “teeth of maturity”. Wisdom teeth commonly pose a lot of problems and in fact only 10 percent of…

Dental Implants

At Saving Smiles we’ve found the best medicine to anxiety is information. We want our patients to feel that they know what is going on, and what will be happening next, at every stage of their treatment. This month, we thought we’d give you a start-to-finish account of the implant procedure from the patient’s perspective.…

Whitening

All you need to know about Teeth whitening at Saving Smiles Weedon and Rushden Q. What does tooth whitening do? A. Tooth whitening can be a highly effective, yet very simple way, of lightening the colour of teeth without removing any of the tooth surface.  It cannot make a colour change, but lightens the existing…

Teeth and Gums in Pregnancy

Some women get swollen and sore gums, which may bleed, in pregnancy. Bleeding gums are caused by a build-up of plaque on the teeth. Hormonal changes during pregnancy can make your gums more vulnerable to plaque, leading to inflammation and bleeding. This is also called pregnancy gingivitis or gum disease. Your dentist will be able to help…

Tips for helping a teething baby

Teething can be distressing for some babies, but there are ways to make it easier for them. Every baby is different, and you may have to try a few different things until you find something that works for your baby. Teething rings Teething rings give your baby something to chew safely. This may ease their discomfort and…

Importance of Braces

Phyllis Diller once said, “A smile is a curve that sets everything straight”. This is so true! Imagine how different your life would be if smiling, eating, or speaking caused you pain, discomfort, or even embarrassment. Thankfully, we live in a world where anyone can obtain the smile they deserve! Crooked, misplaced, and crowded teeth…

How to spot an Uneven Bite

Problems with the way your teeth fit together occur in many different ways.An uneven bite, such as an underbite, overbite, or a misaligned bite, can be very obvious. Not only is it detrimental to cosmetic appearance, but an uncorrected uneven bite can result in discomfort, pain, and difficulty chewing. An uneven bite can also lead…

Did you know?

The following three treats may actually have cavity-fighting properties and be good for your teeth, studies suggest. Dark Chocolate – Cocoa beans, which are used to make chocolate, contain antioxidants including polyphenols and tannins. Tannins are what cause dark chocolate to have that delightful yet bitter taste, and they also have properties which help to…

Dentist in Northampton

Your Local Dentist in Weedon If you are looking for a dentist in Weedon, Northampton, Daventry, Towcester or any where in between look no further than Weedon Dental Surgery.  We offer private, NHS and Denplan dental care to the whole family. Specialist Treatments Being a dentist in Northampton we offer our patients a range of…

Healthy Teeth healthy Body

Your dental health is important part of your overall wellness, and the New Year is a great time to make things happen for improving your health. Many people have dental resolutions from improving your teeth habits to complete dental treatments, like teeth whiting, straightening their teeth, filling any gaps. Whatever goals you may have it…

Fear of the Dentist

We completely understand that being scared of the dentist effects many people. Our experienced team will be on-hand to provide the top-quality treatment you need, and we pride ourselves in offering an exceptional standard of patient care at every step of the way. We realize that heading to the dentist isn’t always an enjoyable prospect…

Dental Hygiene at Saving Smiles

Good oral hygiene is the key to excellent dental health and, the more you ensure your teeth are looked after when you’re not in pain, the less chance you have to suffer pain at all. By visiting your dental hygienist regularly helps improve and maintain – the health of your teeth and gums and avoiding…

Change Your Life With Dental Implants

There are a number of ways to replace missing teeth, but over the years dental implants have won out as modern dentistry’s best overall option.  You may have badly discoloured teeth causing you tremendously insecurity; you should never let this have a negative impact on your life. Whatever the case, dental implants might be the…

Tooth Whitening at Saving Smiles

Everyone would like a glamorous set of pearly whites worthy of a Hollywood star!  Whiter teeth can take years off your appearance and do wonders for your confidence and serve as indicator of good overall health. Our insatiable desire for porcelain teeth is not something that is likely to go away anytime soon. In a…

Weedon’s Diamond Divas

Saving Smiles Weedon, The Wheatsheaf, The Plume of Feathers & The Maltsters Arms are proud to have joined forces along with friends and family to participate in the 10K race for life Walk/Jog/Run to support cancer research. At one time or another whether we like it or not the big ‘C’ touches all of us…

Wedding Day Smile

  Your Wedding Day is one of the most important days of your life and the one-day you are guaranteed to be smiling the most. At Saving Smiles in Weedon, Northamptonshire  we can give you the perfect smile for your perfect day. At Saving Smiles we have seen a number of patients looking for cosmetic…

Donkey Blog

Proudly supported by Weedon Dental Surgery. DONKEY DERBY 2, SUNDAY 10th JULY 2016 AT NETHER HEYFORD PLAYING FIELD. Heyford Cricket Club have teamed up with The Friends of Bliss School to ensure that Donkey Derby 2 will build on our past success to make this years event even bigger and better! Donkey Races (first race…

Mouth Guards

How important to wear mouth guards when playing contact sports? Mouth guards or sports guards offer unbeatable protection against sporting injuries to the teeth, jaw, neck and brain.  They protect from broken and damaged teeth and broken or dislocated jaws.  The America Dental Association (ADA) found more than 200,000 oral injuries are prevented each year…

Can Tooth Straightening Change your Life?

Can Tooth Straightening Change your Life? Of course! How important is your smile? Orthodontic treatments are discretionary; meaning that it often takes a second place to more immediate luxuries.  However from first hand experience at Saving Smiles we have seen the impact orthodontics can have on a persons life it is well worth the wait.…

Gum Disease

Gum Disease Gum disease is a dangerous condition since often it doesn’t make itself known (if you don’t have regular dental check-ups) until it is fairly advanced, by which time you could be in danger of loosing teeth. You gums act as a barrier to help prevent inflammation in the body, and science has linked…

We Offer Denplan at Saving Smiles

Special Offer! We are excited to OFFER our patients a £15 Love to shop voucher for joining in April or May Saving Smiles Dental Practice is a member of Denplan, the UK’s leading dental payment plan specialist. This allows us to provide a payment option for our patients, which gives you access to regular private…

Your Local Dentist in Weedon

If you are looking for a dentist in Weedon, Northampton, Daventry, Towcester or any where in between look no further than Weedon Dental Surgery. We offer private, NHS and Denplan dental care to the whole family. Specialist Treatments Being a dentist in Northampton we offer our patients a range of specialist treatments including Dental Implants,…