Holly’s Trainee Dental Nurse Blog
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Hi, I’m Holly, I started at Oakwood dental practice as a trainee nurse in December 2021, previously working as a waitress in Fareham whilst studying at school and college. I love working at Oakwood as I feel very supported by the rest of the team and the patients have been so welcoming, I now feel…

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Oakwood Dental Membership Plans
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Did you know that you can become a member of the Oakwood Dental Practice family? Joining our membership plan means that you can budget for your routine dental care and enjoy great discounts on treatment should you need it. At Oakwood Dental Practice we offer bespoke membership plans from only £5 for children and £17.50…

Managing toothache at home.
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Tips on how to manage dental problems until you can see a dentist Following the recent guidelines from NHS England and the Department of Health, dental practices have been advised to STOP AEROSOL SPRAYS and PRIORITISE URGENT TREATMENT where possible. As well as reducing the risk to staff and patients this will also prevent unnecessary travel…

New Year New You
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Happy new year to all our current and future patients!  It’s a new year and most of us are busy trying to keep to our New Year’s Resolutions. If you still haven’t made yours, why not think about trying to improve your dental health? Making easy changes to your routine in 2020 could set you…

Is sedation dentistry an option for you?
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Here at Oakwood Dental Practice, we are always aiming to deliver the best quality treatments to our patients, and always go the extra mile. We are proud to offer conscious sedation for anxious patients during dental treatment. Dr. Hennie Muller is an experienced sedation dentist at Oakwood dental practice in Botley, Southampton, Hampshire.  Dr. Hennie…

Invisalign provider
Invisalign – Everything You Need to Know
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At Oakwood Dental Practice in Botley we are proud to offer Invisalign. Dr Grethe Louw is an experienced full invisalign provider and has answered some frequently asked questions below.  What is Invisalign? Invisalign is a teeth straightening solution involving a series of clear, virtually invisible, removable and comfortable aligners to give you a beautiful set…

Toothbrush Share
When sharing isn’t caring – it’s time to be selfish with your toothbrush!
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Despite it being bad news for our health, one in four of us are happy to share our toothbrush with others, explain our Botley dentists Grethe Louw and Hennie Müller from Oakwood Dental Practice. A new study has found that more than a quarter of the UK population admit they would share their toothbrush with…

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Protecting your teeth this Summer
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It’s July, and summer is officially here! Longer days, picnics in the park, pool parties, barbeques…there’s a lot to look forward to during summer time. As life starts to slow down and you take a back seat, it’s easy to forget about your oral hygiene. To help you remember to keep those pearly whites in…

Do you use your teeth to open bottles, tear clothing tags or bite your nails?
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If so, you are not alone but the advice from our Botley dentists is to stop! Most of us are putting our oral health at risk by using our teeth as tools for jobs they weren’t intended for. Joint research by the Oral Health Foundation and Philips, and highlighted by Oakwood Dental Practice near Southampton,…

National Smile Month
How happy are you to pose for a photograph?
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As part of National Smile Month, which runs until June 13, the organisers carried out a nationwide poll that found most of us regularly feel self-conscious about the appearance of our teeth. The Oral Health Foundation found that more than half of British adults (51%) are often made to feel anxious about how their smile…

Protect your mouth AND body.
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UK dental health charity the Oral Health Foundation has compiled a list of five top tips to help us take steps towards a healthier and happier mouth. Southampton dentist Hennie Müller at Oakwood Dental Practice on Botley High Street is helping spread the message to ensure we all enjoy better dental health and improved general…

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Do your teeth work properly?
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If we had a bad toothache, we would book an emergency appointment to see our dentist. But if we have lost a back tooth or have a twinge on one side of our mouth, we often accommodate this by chewing on the other side or choosing different foods. At Oakwood Dental Practice in Botley, we saw…

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