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 […]


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 […]

Practice Membership Plan

As busy individuals it is becoming more and more important that we make provisions for our health needs in the long term… Patients are at the heart of everything we do here Saving Smiles Rushden. We believe that becoming a member of our Practice Membership Plan will provide the gum care and advice in combination with routine […]

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. […]


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 […]

Anti-Wrinkle Treatment – Everything you need to know!

Who can have this treatment? Your doctor will decide if you can have cosmetic treatment – you will have a full consultation to answer any questions or if you would like to tell us anything, If you are breast feeding, or if you a planning to become pregnant soon. What areas can it cover? Forehead […]

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 […]

Caring for your teeth over the Christmas holidays!

We love Christmas time – getting together with friends and family, massive feasts and constant snacking, drinking and eating sugary foods. At such a festive time of the year it is easy to understand that mundane things such as caring for your teeth go out the window, nether or less the festive season is a […]

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, […]