Time to look for something else to smile about

Time to look for something else to smile about

With hopes of World Cup glory faded, its time to look for something else to smile about.

Many people will be about to embark on their summer holidays, and it is well known that sunny days and cool sweet treats go hand in hand, so, parents, please try to keep a few sugar free snacks and bottles of water to hand to re-neutralise your children’s mouths and minimise acid and sugar damage this summer.

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Sugar Overload

Sugar Overload

With the excitement and sugar overload of the Easter holiday period now behind us, it is good idea to remind ourselves just why the ‘sugar tax’ is being introduced. Public Health England has this month released statistics showing that a child in England has a rotten tooth in hospital every 10 minutes- about 141 children per day- and that doesn’t include those taken out every day in general dental practice.

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Welcome To Our New Website! And Fundraising Info…

Welcome To Our New Website! And Fundraising Info…

We are delighted to welcome you to our updated website.

We hope you will find it a useful point of reference for information on the various treatments and services we provide here at Beckenham Dental Centre.

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Beckenham Dental Centre, a history

Beckenham Dental Centre, a history

The practice was started before the last war by two fine Beckenham Gentlemen -Bob Wheatley and Gordon Lyle. As dentists, they set up their practice in Southend Road where patients would be greeted at the door by a butler who escorted them to the surgery. The equipment was foot pedal drills and the practice still has their original saddle stool which looks as if should be in a museum- the British Dental Association is keen to have it as an item of historic interest.

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