NEWS

Taking care of your teeth this Easter!
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Whilst Easter is a fun and tempting time of year with all the chocolate eggs and sweets available, we must not forget about our teeth as we are at a higher risk of tooth decay during this time of year. This compilation of Easter tips from the clinicians at Oakwood Dental Practice provides valuable insights…

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Give Your Teeth Some Love This Valentine’s Day
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At Oakwood Dental Practice in Botley we are feeling the love this Valentine’s Day! Fancy meals, yummy chocolate and movie dates (with snacks!) are good for the soul but although we love them, they may not be the best for us and our dental hygiene. Principal Dentist, Dr Grethe Louw shares her top tips to…

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Dental Implants – Step by Step
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A dental implant is a permanent tooth restoration that could last for your entire life. Unlike dentures, which could slide around in your mouth, dental implants are placed directly in your jaw. This allows an implant to look and function much like the natural tooth it replaces. If you’re considering dental implants, here is some…

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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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