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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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Saving Smiles Weedon Site Expansions Complete!

“I am absolutely delighted at the response to the expansion of Saving Smiles Weedon. This 12 month project has felt like changing engines mid flight. We have had to move patient waiting room areas, our reception areas, dentists had tocontinually relocate to different dental surgeries. With the diligence of the team and incredibly understanding patients this …

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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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Saving Smiles Is Now Temporarily Closed

Following updated guidance we have been advised to temporarily postpone all routine dental procedures and to limit treatment to SEVERE dental emergencies only. In relation to this advice, we will be only open for SEVERE Dental Emergencies. SEVERE emergencies like an increasing swelling affecting breathing, uncontrolled bleeding, or dental trauma where the dentine is exposed …

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WOULD YOU LIKE STRAIGHTER, WHITER TEETH IN TIME FOR YOUR SUMMER HOLIDAY?

Please join us for our Invisalign Open Day event on 21 st May 2020. Invisalign is a comfortable, removable and almost invisible way to straighten your teeth used already by over 5 million patients. For patient’s who book an appointment for the event we are offering a free consultation. 0% FINANCE AVAILABLE There will be …

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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 …

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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 …

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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. …

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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, …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Top tips for healthy gums all year round with some small changes at home

Establishing an efficient home care regime can positively impact the maintenance of a healthy smile. Sometimes it can be difficult knowing exactly where to begin. Below is a simple guide on getting to know your own mouth, and how you can tweak your regime to improve oral health. Tip 1: ‘Get to know your mouth’ …

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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. …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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, …

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